“Pain in this life is not avoidable, but the pain we create avoiding pain is avoidable.” – R.D. Laing
Your muscles and joints hurt all over but you... Read more »
In 2014, my partner and I decided to live together after three years of exhausting, yet rewarding, long distance travel between Ottawa and Hamilton.... Read more »
Most readers know about the importance of magnesium to numerous aspects of health, especially the cardiovascular system. This mineral is also vital... Read more »
Dear Dr. Rona,
I have been diagnosed with Peripheral Neuropathy – would you be good enough to tell me if there is a natural cure for it. Thank you. –... Read more »
Sores and skin rashes of all types cause us considerable discomfort, but none as much as those that affect the mouth and lips. These sores impact our intimacy, our ability to enjoy food, and our self esteem, and are so uniquely and exasperatingly ‘in your face’!
The most common oral sores and rashes are cold sores, canker sores, oral lichen... Read more »
The thyroid is considered by many to be the body’s major powerhouse gland. In this article, we will explore the nature of, and need for, specific nourishment regarding the thyroid. Keeping it healthy is key to its ability to perform its various and vital functions.
Located below the Adam’s apple, and wrapped around the trachea (windpipe), are... Read more »
“He could not imagine any greater joy than to go away into the woods for months on end, to break off this chaga, crumble it, boil it up on a campfire, drink it and get well like an animal.... Just as a dog goes to search for some mysterious grass that will save him….” (from Cancer Ward, by the Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
The scientific... Read more »
One of the unfortunate realities of life in the 21st century is the increase in occurrence of chronic diseases. The increasing levels of stress associated with our modern lifestyle and environmental toxicity can impact our lives in many significant ways.
Of particular concern is the influence of these factors on the health of our nervous and... Read more »
When you eat sprouts, you are consuming the bio-electric twinkle of life. Spring is a good time to plug in your body and get charged up with the spark of living foods.
For a long time, we’ve known that sprouts are very healthy. As baby vegetables, they tend to be nutritionally concentrated. In fact, the seed contains everything the new plant needs... Read more »
From Our Blogs
Welcome to Vitality’s first issue of the new year. Over the past few months, there has been a flurry of new research on the health benefits of herbs, vitamins, and natural therapies published in reputable journals. In this issue, Michael Downey’s ‘News Briefs’ brings you highlights of that research, complete with scientific sources. As our... Read more »