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Superfoods for Summertime

This Super Smoothie combines goji, maca, blueberries and more for a refreshing combo

Superfoods for Summertime

I can probably count on my hands and feet the number of times I’ve been asked the question, “What the heck is so super about superfoods?” Well, my fellow curious cats, let me tell ya!

The word “superfood” has been rolling off the tongues of many health and nutrition experts (ahem, Dr. Oz) for almost a decade now, and for good... Read more »

Prebiotics help gut fermentation to take place; probiotics stimulate the growth of helpful bacteria

Prebiotics help gut fermentation to take place; probiotics stimulate the growth of helpful bacteria

The Link Between Obesity and the Human Microbiome

“In 2002, 231 million Europeans attempted some form of diet. Of these, only one per cent will achieve permanent weight loss.” ~ From a confidential... Read more »

Vitamin C, B5, Quercetin, and NAC are among nutrients recommended for relieving summer allergies

Vitamin C, B5, Quercetin, and NAC are among nutrients recommended for relieving summer allergies

My Top 5 Summer Survival Strategies

 “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”  ~ John Steinbeck, “Travels with Charley: In Search of... Read more »

Low blood sugar, caused by a combination of sugar and caffeine, is a common cause of sleep disorders

Low blood sugar, caused by a combination of sugar and caffeine, is a common cause of sleep disorders

HELP FOR INSOMNIA

When I entered medical practice in 1978, there was no such thing as a Sleep Disorder Clinic. Yet the past 38 years have changed all that with waiting... Read more »

Restoring intestinal microbes with probiotics can alleviate the behavioural signs of ASD

Restoring intestinal microbes with probiotics can alleviate the behavioural signs of ASD

AUTISM EPIDEMIC

We are in the midst of what can only be described as an epidemic of autism. When I first started my medical practice in 1979, autism was a relatively... Read more »

Unlike drugs, NHPs have never killed anyone. The same cannot be said for most painkillers.

Unlike drugs, NHPs have never killed anyone. The same cannot be said for most painkillers.

PAIN RELIEF WITHOUT DRUGS

“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 »

NOURISH YOUR NATURAL BEAUTY

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
~ Confucius

There are many definitions of beauty, but what this article will deal with is the beauty that comes from the optimum health of one’s skin. Indeed, skin health determines beauty. We all want the best complexion, free of wrinkles and blemishes, and I believe that is something that can be... Read more »

Calendula Officinalis is an herb that is available in ointment form, suitable for treating wounds

Calendula Officinalis is an herb that is available in ointment form, suitable for treating wounds

Herbal Essentials for Outdoor Living

Now that the warm weather is here, most of us will be spending a lot more time outdoors playing, working or just hanging around. All of this outdoor activity is not without its perils. Cuts and scrapes, bites and stings, bruises and strains, sunburn; you name it, it’s bound to happen at some point. This month I will be focusing on some of the... Read more »

Among its many benefits, Chickweed is used to treat eczema

Among its many benefits, Chickweed is used to treat eczema

CHICKWEED AND NETTLES

Spring is a great time to watch your greens grow. The aesthetically beautiful Chickweed and potent Stinging Nettle are two great additions to your garden — and life — to incorporate this season. Watch the Chickweed blossom into beautiful star-shaped flowers, while producing a powerful punch of vitamins and minerals.

Stinging nettle is also filled... Read more »

Almost 90% of the population suffer mild to moderate degree of hypothyroidism; approx 90% are women

Almost 90% of the population suffer mild to moderate degree of hypothyroidism; approx 90% are women

Nourishing the Thyroid

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 »

20+ different bioactive compounds are found in chaga mushrooms, some with activity against cancer

20+ different bioactive compounds are found in chaga mushrooms, some with activity against cancer

Chaga Mushroom and Cancer

“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 »

From Our Blogs

Woodford Files - Obesity Linked to Human Microbiome; Annual Guide to Organics; Free Digital Magazine

by Julia Woodford

One of the things I love about working for Vitality is that it regularly blows my mind. The new research, revelations, and information that regularly arrives in our office is sometimes disturbing, sometimes wonderful, and always a little disruptive to what I thought I knew. At the very least, it keeps me from getting too old, too crusty, and too... Read more »

Healing the Thyroid

I am grateful that the initial diagnosis of thyroid disease led me to research the underlying cause

Every challenge creates an opportunity for growth and transformation. At the age of 31, I was diagnosed with thyroid disease... Read more »

Insect Repellents

Lemon eucalyptus essential oil performed well as a botanical insect repellent in a Florida study

Spring and summer are seasons that we look forward to because we get to spend more time outdoors. But along with the fresh air... Read more »

Success Story

Obesity boils down to toxicity, any one or all of the following: environmental pollution, pharmaceutical drugs, toxified food,... Read more »

Health News Briefs

Apples, bananas and grapes consumed during adolescence were found to be particularly beneficial

Teens Who Eat Fruits Cut Risk of Breast Cancer by 25 Percent

Scientists have reported that eating fruits during the teen years... Read more »

Chronic Fatigue

It is only in the last 10 years that western medicine practitioners in the United Kingdom have given recognition to Chronic... Read more »

Love and Romance

The connections between us are links of energy, changeable if we open our minds to visualization

Our relationships define our lives. These range from the obvious romantic relationships to our relationships with our parents,... Read more »