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Autumn is Lung Season: Breathe Easier with Chinese Medicine

September 26, 2020

As the humid days of summer give way to the brittle, dry air of fall, Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners begin to turn their attention to...

Flowing into Fall With Nourishing Foods for the Season

September 20, 2020

(Updated Sept 1st, 2020) Now that summer is behind us, we begin to switch seasons into fall. As the leaves begin to change, we pull...

Growing Up Healthy in a Toxic World – Detoxing for Optimal Wellness

September 18, 2020

In the late 1990s, a scientist from the World Health Organization (WHO) presented a computer model at a conference in Toronto on infertility issues, showing...

Preserve your Harvest the Old Fashioned Way with Lacto-Fermentation

September 16, 2020

When I was growing up in rural Muskoka, my grandparents fermented all kinds of foods. This tradition served to preserve foods over the long winter...

Ancient Indigenous Practices for Healing During Challenging Life Cycles

September 10, 2020

The Indigenous Amazonian prophecy of the Eagle and Condor speaks of a time when all people walked together as one. There was one language spoken,...

Overmedicated Seniors Face Higher Death Risk from COVID – Here’s How To Improve Their Odds of Survival

September 8, 2020

Are we overmedicating ourselves? During the COVID-19 pandemic, an important fact has not been well reported by the media. That is – a major side...

Tools for Living Wisely in These Crazy (and Auspicious) Times

September 1, 2020

(Updated September 20, 2020) To live ‘wisely’ in these times, it is important to develop a tool-kit that helps to ground and centre you for...

Woodford Files: Top Therapies for COVID; Get Stronger with Plant-based Proteins; Guide to Organics

August 17, 2020

In the months leading up to the release of our Summer 2020 issue, we’ve seen some weird and wonderful trends emerging on the heels of...

Worldwide Nutritional Immunity – Why Everybody Is Taking Vitamin C

August 16, 2020

“I have not seen any ’flu yet that was not cured or markedly ameliorated by massive doses of vitamin C.”  (Robert F. Cathcart, MD) The...

If Only I Had Known – Alternative Therapies for Recovery from Breast Cancer

August 2, 2020

This is a success story about recovery from breast cancer, and the journey taken to get there. My purpose in telling this story is to...

The Traditional Chinese Medicine View of Depression

July 31, 2020

(Updated July 31, 2020) Depression is a very broad subject. It involves the human body and mind (and spirit). Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) believes that...

Beyond the Pandemic: Top 10 Ways to Create Wellness in Your Life

July 27, 2020

(Updated July 27, 2020) Now that the coronavirus pandemic is mostly under control in Canada, it’s time to consider the most effective ways to restore...

David Wolfe’s Top 10 Superfoods

July 16, 2020

“Do you want the best health ever? Get superfoods in your diet!” David ‘Avocado’ Wolfe, a nutritional and longevity expert, makes this recommendation to anyone...

6 Ways to Create a Healthy Home Environment

July 7, 2020

(Updated July 7, 2020) No matter how much care you take with diet and lifestyle, environmental factors at home will affect your health. Many cleaners...

Garlic Medicine: Folklore Traditions from the Far East

July 1, 2020

(Updated July 1st, 2020) Through the centuries, people have either believed that garlic was divine or, with fanatical aversion, detested its very name. This well-known...

Tips for Creating a Successful, Passionate Relationship

July 1, 2020

  Victoria Lorient–Faibish has recently released a new book entitled: Connecting: Rewire Your Relationship-Culture. To introduce you to some of the concepts in her book,...