FOOD

Healthy Dining Mediterranean-Style

June 1, 2023

It does my heart good to know that I’ve been serving my family Mediterranean-style meals long before I even heard of the Mediterranean Diet, which...

Book feature – Plant Powered Protein: Nutrition Essentials and Dietary Guidelines for All Ages

May 1, 2023

by Brenda Davis, RD; Vesanto Melina, MS, RD; Cory Davis, MBA, P.Ag Publisher: Healthy Living Publications; March 28, 2023 In their latest release, PLANT-POWERED PROTEIN:...

10 Best Spring Detox Remedies – Herbs, Foods, and Strategies

April 4, 2023

The arrival of spring always brings the urge to detoxify the body as an annual ritual and fresh start. Many people take it upon themselves...

Heavenly Horsetail: One of the First Herbs to Emerge in Spring

April 1, 2023

I enjoy every season, but as a student of nature and a herbalist I have to admit I love spring the most – observing the...

The Low Glycemic Load Diet: A Secret to Successful Weight Loss

March 1, 2023

The secret to successful weight loss isn’t starving yourself, nor is it limiting your food choices or following a rigid pattern of eating. It is...

Herbs for Detox – Spring Cleansing with Plant Medicines Can Revitalize Energy

February 19, 2023

Feeling lethargic lately? Tired when you get up and exhausted by the time you get home at night? Or are you just plain low on...

Top 10 Secrets of 100% Healthy People

February 1, 2023

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...

Awesome Omega-3: Essential Fatty Acids Benefit the Brain, Heart, and More

February 1, 2023

Virtually every new patient I have seen in my private practice in the past 10 years has been taking at least one or more nutritional...

The Joy of Ginger: Pungent Spice Brings Hot Medicine to Western Kitchens

February 1, 2023

When I was a kid my favorite cookies were grandma’s homemade gingersnaps which grandpa and I couldn’t resist dunking in our afternoon tea. Other than...

Sprouts: The Miracle Food You Can Grow Year-Round At Home

February 1, 2023

In the cold winter months there is a great way to access fresh, organic greens grown right in your own kitchen – sprouts! To get...

Book feature: Niacin – The Real Story (2nd edition)

January 26, 2023

  by Abram Hoffer, Andrew W. Saul, and Harry D. Foster Turner Publishing, 2023 Reviewed by Robert G. Smith, PhD, Research Associate Professor, University of...

Strep A: How We Can Protect Children with a Simple and Effective Nutrient Protocol

January 3, 2023

by Damien Downing, MBBS, MRSB, Contributing Editor OMNS (Dec. 31, 2022) When a lung infection occurs, several questions occur. Is it caused by a virus,...

Fuelling Your Immune System for the 21st Century

December 26, 2022

by Michael Passwater Infectious diseases are a major threat to human survival and quality of life. In 1996, the World Health Organization raised concern regarding...

Winter Comfort Foods – Great Recipes to Curb Your Carb Cravings

December 20, 2022

The Science Behind Ingredients That Curb Our Cravings Winter in Canada can often leave us wondering who shut off our energy supply and replaced it with the urge to load up on carbs. Up to 35% of Canadians report suffering from dwindling energy levels during the long dark months of snow and ice.

Magic Vitamin C: How It Helps Heal Asthma, Cancer, Diabetes and more

December 1, 2022

“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as self-evident.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)...

Gifts From The Kitchen: How to Create Homemade Gifts That are Fun and Budget-Friendly

November 21, 2022

I’m a cook, I’m a foodie, and I’m a herb whisperer. My life is seasonal and revolves around the only two places I love to...