Posts From Bonnie Black

MARVELLOUS MISO: Nourishes, Detoxifies, and Heals

April 1, 2018

Miso, an ancient staple in the Japanese diet, has gained popularity in the West in recent years as a remarkable health-giving food. In times past,...

Book Review: Having the Last Say

April 1, 2016

Capturing Your Legacy in One Small Story Author: Alan Gelb Publisher: Tarcher/Penguin Book Publication: 2015 Writing coach and author Alan Gelb first came to the attention of publishers...


March 1, 2016

An Introduction to a New Relationship with My Breath First, a brief personal history is in order: I’ve been challenged by a persistent cough for...

Book Review: The Crossroads of Should and Must

February 1, 2016

Find and Follow Your Passion Author: Elle Luna Publisher: Workman Publishing Book Publication: 2015 Bloggers – and lovers of blogs – may be surprised, even inspired, to learn...

Book Review: Invincible

December 4, 2015

The 10 Lies You Learn Growing Up With Domestic Violence, & the Truths to Set You Free Author: Brian F. Martin Publisher: Penguin Group Book...

Book Review: Prostituting Science

November 5, 2015

The Psychologisation of MCS, CFS and EHS for Political Gain Author: Diana Crumpler Publisher: Inkling Australia Book Publication: 2014 Diana Crumpler, whose first book, Chemical Crisis,...

SPIRITUALITY – Understanding It and Pursuing It

September 1, 2015

Author: Peter Dennis Publisher: CAPCO International Book Publication: 2015 Spirituality – Understanding It and Pursuing It was originally intended as a second edition of Peter...


July 8, 2015

Author: Linda Woolven Publisher: Whitecap Books Book Publication: 2013 The All-New Vegetarian Passport is more than a journey through healthy, tasty dishes favoured by a variety...

Food Feature: Happy Chinese New Year 2015!

February 1, 2015

Celebrate With Food and Merriment at Local Vegetarian Eateries in February According to Chinese astrologers, the 2015 Chinese New Year will herald a new era of heightened public awareness about protecting our fragile environment and embracing a cleaner and greener lifestyle.

Book Review: Could It Be B12? – An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses (2nd Edition)

December 1, 2014

Author: Sally Pacholok, R.N., and Jeffrey Stuart, D.O. Publisher: Quill Driver Books Book Publication: 2011 This book was sent to Vitality by a reader who...

Ayurveda – The Mother of Healing

November 1, 2014

Indian Head Massage Makes Me Feel 10 Years Younger Having recently experienced a sampling of Ayurvedic healing when I visited The Andrea Olivera Centre for...

Manjista – An Ayurvedic Herb for Arthritis, Cancer, and Pain

October 1, 2014

According to the book The Yoga of Herbs by Dr. David Frawley and Dr. Vasant Lad, Manjista Root is one of the best blood purifying...

Book Review: The Healing Power of Fever

September 1, 2014

Author: Christopher Vasey, N.D. Publisher: Healing Arts Press Book Publication: 2012 In The Healing Power of Fever – Your Body’s Natural Defense Against Disease, author and naturopath Christopher...

Book Review: Braiding Sweetgrass

May 1, 2014

Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer Publisher: Milkweed Editions Book Publication: 2013 Braiding Sweetgrass, the latest offering by author Robin Wall Kimmerer, is a gem. Mother, scientist, decorated professor, botanist,...

Book Review: A Million Steps

March 1, 2014

Author: Kurt Koontz Publisher: Lightning Source Inc. Book Publication: 2013 The Camino de Santiago is an ancient route of pilgrimage, comparable to nothing else in Europe. It is...

Book Review: The Start Here Diet

February 1, 2014

Author: Tosca Reno (with Billie Fitzpatrick) Publisher: Appetite by Random house of Canada Publish Date: 2013 Tosca Reno, co-author with Billie Fitzpatrick of The Start Here Diet, is...

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