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Recovery From Autism ~ A Success Story: Using Detoxification and Nutrition

03:31 pm December 1, 2010

(Editor’s Note: This article was first published in the March 2006 issue of Vitality. It has since been updated and expanded, and is being re-released here.)

As a conventional family doctor, I had many times felt helpless when attempting to... Read more »

An optimal intake of antioxidant nutrients is the key to living a long and healthy life

Top 10 Secrets of 100% Healthy People

03:50 pm February 1, 2010

Some people rarely get sick and are always fizzing with energy. They don’t gain weight or lose their memory. So what’s their secret? When leading nutritionist Patrick Holford carried out Britain’s largest-ever health and diet survey, completed by... Read more »

Traditional Chinese Medicine to Relieve Anxiety Naturally

02:17 pm September 1, 2009

Many Canadians suffer with chronic anxiety or depression. One out of eight adults are currently taking antidepressant medications. While these medications can offer support and benefit on certain occasions, there are indeed many people who do not... Read more »

For the active person, essential fatty acids promote healing and tissue

Eating To Excel

03:25 pm May 1, 2009

Whether you are a professional athlete or more of the weekend warrior variety, your daily, weekly and yearly nutrition requirements must remain at an optimal level. Oftentimes, the slightest change in the athlete’s eating habits can be the... Read more »

Beating the Odds

02:21 pm December 1, 2008

In the early 1960s, one in 20 North American women could expect to get breast cancer in their lifetime. Today in Canada, the lifetime incidence is one in nine, and breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Thankfully, the... Read more »

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Growing Healthy Kids with Yoga, Pilates & Natural Nutrition

05:13 pm September 1, 2008

We all want our children to grow up happy and healthy. So it is truly frightening to discover that childhood obesity, attention deficit, hyperactivity and anxiety disorders are all on the rise in North America. However, if we introduce naturally... Read more »

Healing Diabetes Naturally

03:56 pm September 1, 2008

“Avandia was recently back in the news, when it was found that Dr Steven Haffner admitted leaking information about a study linking the drug to a 43% greater risk of heart attacks. Our law firm is currently investigating claims involving the use... Read more »

Recovery from Uterine Fibroids

02:41 pm April 1, 2008

Preoccupied with living my busy life, I had become lackadaisical about scheduling regular medical check-ups. It had been a few years since my last exam, but in the fall of 2001, unusual pain convinced me to see a doctor. Since early that summer,... Read more »

HEALTHY HEART STRATEGIES

01:12 pm February 1, 2008

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not ~ Mark Twain

In 1998, Dr. Jean-Pierre Després, Director of Research in Cardiology at the Hôpital Laval Research Centre, spoke... Read more »

Top Ten Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

03:34 pm May 1, 2007

1) Avoid Hormone Replacement Therapy – Synthetic HRT increases risk of breast cancer. In 2002, a huge double blind placebo study called “Women’s Health Initiative” sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) was discontinued early because it... Read more »

Taking Charge of Diabetes

05:17 pm April 1, 2007

The incidence of diabetes in westernized countries is exploding. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that the prevalence of diagnosed cases of diabetes had increased by 33% between 1990 and 1998. For people in their 40's, the... Read more »

Boost Your Brain and Body with B Vitamins

05:23 pm April 1, 2007

While not as glamorous as ginkgo biloba, ginseng or St. John’s wort, the B vitamins are far more important for the optimal functioning of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system than any other nutrient or herbal remedy. While glucosamine... Read more »

Breakthrough Bone-Building Solutions

05:03 pm November 1, 2006

(The following is an excerpt from the new book The Bone-Building Solution, published by John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd., 2006)

Osteoporosis and unhealthy bones are more rampant in affluent countries than in poorer countries that still eat a lot of... Read more »

The Orthomolecular Universe

05:20 pm November 1, 2006

In polite society, the “F” word is bad form. Financial pundits avoid the “R” word to prevent upsetting the markets. In medicine, the “O” word has been a problem for a long time, but now yields 219,000 entries on Google. “Orthomolecular” was... Read more »

Conquer Candida

02:15 pm September 1, 2006

It was the incessant itching that really got to Jessie* and had her running regularly for the Monistat or, alternately, a home-made yogurt remedy, to relieve the maddening symptoms.

“Maddening doesn’t even begin to describe it, actually,” says... Read more »

Kicking the Sugar Habit

01:19 pm November 1, 2005

With the holiday season approaching there is no better time to remind ourselves about the unhealthy effects of eating too many refined carbohydrates.

Here’s why: When raw sugar is refined, a lot of the minerals are lost, including 93% of the... Read more »

Paradigm Shift

01:39 pm November 1, 2005

Angels walk upon the Earth amongst us. They brandish flaming swords against injustice and protect the vulnerable; they fearlessly hammer home Truth because they love humanity. You don’t want to miss meeting one of those.

This month at the Whole... Read more »

Shiitake Mushrooms — Prized by Herbalists and Chefs

04:55 pm March 1, 2005

There’s a familiar old saying about mushrooms making meals marvellous, but when it comes to the delectable shiitake, here’s a pick that goes way beyond the call of duty. Aside from being top choice for the pan, the healthful benefits of eating... Read more »

What's the best way to have constant access to fresh, organic greens in your own home? Grow sprouts.

Sprouts: The Miracle Food

01:19 pm February 1, 2005

In the cold winter months there is a great way to access fresh, organic greens in your own home: Sprouts. To get you started we bring you an excerpt from Sproutman, Steve Meyerowitz's book, Sprouts: The Miracle Food.

When your teeth crush an... Read more »

Defusing the Calcium Bomb

04:49 pm November 1, 2004

Heart and circulatory problems are still the number one cause of chronic illness and death in North America today. Worldwide, the WHO predicts that, by the year 2020, cardiovascular disease will account for 11.1 million deaths a year. At least 40%... Read more »

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