Book Reviews – May 2013

The Guilt-free Gourmet

The Guilt-free Gourmet

Author: Jordan and Jessica Bourke
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Publish Date: 2012

Sugar, wheat, and dairy are staples in the standard North American diet as these ingredients add sweetness, flavour, lightness, and consistency to food. However, many people have allergies, sensitivities, or want to avoid one or more of these three popular ingredients. The problem is, making sugar-, wheat-, or dairy-free meals is thought to be too… Read more »


Any Given Monday

Any Given Monday

Author: Dr. James R. Andrews, MD with Don Yaeger
Publisher: Scribner Publishing
Publish Date: 2013

According to Stats Canada, over 40% of child and youth injuries treated in emergency departments are sport and recreation related. In fact, it has been determined that unintentional injuries like those suffered while playing sports pose the greatest threat to the health of children and youth in Canada.As disturbing as this is, it should be noted… Read more »


Urban Gardening for Dummies

Urban Gardening for Dummies

Author: Paul Simon, Charlie Nardozzi, and the Editors of the National Gardening Association
Publisher: John Wylie & Sons
Publish Date: 2013

One sure sign of spring in my neighbourhood is the display of flowers, seed packets, seedlings, and other garden goodies in local shops. Neighbours eagerly buy as much as they can carry and spend hours in their little gardens with their new purchases, hoping to transform their winter-weary patch of dirt into a backyard oasis. Nearly everyone who… Read more »


Secret to Healing Cancer

Secret to Healing Cancer

Author: Dr. Tien-Sheng Hsu
Publisher: New Awareness Network
Publish Date: 2011

PRESS RELEASE:

“My involvement in cancer treatment began when a friend was diagnosed with liver cancer. According to medical statistics he had only four to six months to live. I had a strong desire to help my friend, so I teamed up with Wang Chi Ching to design a holistic treatment that would incorporate body, mind, and spirit. We integrated this… Read more »

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