Book Reviews – July/August 2010

A Healing Grove

Author: Stephanie Rose Bird
Publisher: Lawrence Hill Books
Book Publication: 2009

Growing up geographically separated from your native homeland can often initiate a deep, emotional distance between yourself and your people’s history. But in the case of Stephanie Rose Bird, reality seems to have fostered quite a different relationship between herself and the Motherland. In A Healing Grove: African Tree Remedies and Rituals… Read more »


Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

Author: Zoltan Rona, MD, MSc
Publisher: Books Alive
Book Publication: 2010

In the last decade or so, we have been led to believe that the sun is our enemy. But according to physician and complementary therapies specialist, Dr. Zoltan Rona, this sun phobia has created the very serious, potentially dangerous problem of vitamin D deficiency. Estimates suggest that 70 to 90% of North Americans do not get enough vitamin… Read more »

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