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WINTER COMFORT FOODS

In 'Slimming Meals That Heal' learn about the link between inflammation, allergies and weight gain

WINTER COMFORT FOODS

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. Low energy in winter is often caused by a lack of sunlight. When your optic nerve... Read more »

Vitamin C boosts the immune system by stimulating antibody production; the result: death for Ebola

Vitamin C boosts the immune system by stimulating antibody production; the result: death for Ebola

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE COMING PLAGUES

Viral infections like the H1N1 ‘flu, bird ‘flu, West Nile virus, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), Ebola, Entero-virus D68, and many others... Read more »

In becoming healthy and reversing the cancer process, many discover what it means to be fully alive

In becoming healthy and reversing the cancer process, many discover what it means to be fully alive

ALTERNATIVE CANCER THERAPY

I am naturopathic doctor (ND) with a clinical focus on natural and integrative cancer care. At every presentation I do, or conference I attend,... Read more »

Leaky gut syndrome, a bowel disorder, plays an important role in ADHD and other brain disorders

Leaky gut syndrome, a bowel disorder, plays an important role in ADHD and other brain disorders

KIDS ON DRUGS? – There’s a Better Approach to ADHD

On the way to work one day recently, I saw a bright sandwich billboard that read, “Do You Suffer From ADHD? Naturopathic Medicine Can Help.” The... Read more »

Chlorella algae is often listed along with spirulina as an equivalent radiation chelator

Chlorella algae is often listed along with spirulina as an equivalent radiation chelator

RADIATION

The levels of radiation that we are constantly exposed to have risen dramatically over the last half century. Ambient fallout from nuclear... Read more »

Omega-3s increase the activity of white blood cells and protect the lungs from colds and 'flus

Omega-3s increase the activity of white blood cells and protect the lungs from colds and 'flus

My Top 10 Immune Boosting Supplements

 

In January of this year, Dr. Oz of TV fame (not to be confused with the Wizard of Oz) gave Piers Morgan of CNN a ‘flu shot right on air. A few days... Read more »

Antiviral herbs, along with immune stimulants, help in treatment of viral infections like influenza

Antiviral herbs, along with immune stimulants, help in treatment of viral infections like influenza

Surviving and Thriving in a World Full of Viruses

The recent Ebola outbreak has brought the issue of a potential viral pandemic back into the public’s awareness. As scary as Ebola is, the likelihood of a global pandemic is relatively low because it’s a slowly mutating virus and not easily transmitted between humans. It was  the poverty, poor sanitation, and insufficient medical resources in... Read more »

A two time breast cancer survivor, I’m cancer free, enjoying optimal health, and on no medication

A two time breast cancer survivor, I’m cancer free, enjoying optimal health, and on no medication

HOW I SURVIVED BREAST CANCER

This is a topic that’s close to my heart in more ways than one because I’m a two time breast cancer survivor. Over the past several years, I have effectively overcome my adversities through knowledge and acceptance. In the wise words of Eckhart Tolle, “Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it,... Read more »

Lavender has been used therapeutically for pain, infection, relaxation, and sedation for centuries

Lavender has been used therapeutically for pain, infection, relaxation, and sedation for centuries

LAVENDER

The following is an excerpt from POWER PLANTS: Simple Home Remedies You Can Grow, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; to be released April 2014

Native to the Mediterranean, lavender is well known for its sweet, penetrating aroma. Many soaps, perfumes, detergents, and cleaning agents contain lavender, and the association of lavender with... Read more »

Healthy fats and oils are important for improving blood sugar balance

Healthy fats and oils are important for improving blood sugar balance

Balance Your Blood Sugar Naturally

There are many chronic health issues that can result from our tendency to overindulge – whether in too much of the same thing or in things that just aren’t good for us. It doesn’t help that our economic system is all about figuring out innovative ways to encourage and exploit this human tendency in order to make a profit.

A regular cycle of... Read more »

Thyme and oregano are very effective herbs for coughs and other lung conditions

Thyme and oregano are very effective herbs for coughs and other lung conditions

A HERBALIST’S FAVOURITE HOME REMEDIES

Most people who use herbs and other natural remedies have certain favourites that they rely on when needed. However, one place often overlooked as a source of healing remedies is the kitchen cupboard. It’s good to know what healing tools we have available to us because we never know when we are going to need them; home remedies can help us to... Read more »

From Our Blogs

Why I Gave Up Meat; How to Protect Yourself Well from Influenza, Ebola, H1N1, and More

by Julia Woodford

With temperatures dropping into the subzero range these days, we tend to retreat indoors and stuff ourselves with food that comforts and sedates us. For me, that used to mean gorging on meat, dairy, and pasta. But with my embrace of a healthier lifestyle came the desire for a more nourishing and compassionate diet  – one that eschews the cruelty... Read more »

Orthomolecular Cures

Orthomolecular doctors study patients' individual chemistry to cure disease with specific nutrients

“People are always down on what they are not up on.” ~ Linus Pauling  (1901 – 1994)

Origins of Orthomolecular Medicine

Linus... Read more »

TCM & Atopic Eczema

Red Skin Syndrome is the result of long-term use of topical steroids, according to Dr. Rapaport

Over the last few months, several of my eczema patients have brought up Red Skin Syndrome and asked for my thoughts on it.

This... Read more »

Vaccine Controversy

Most parents rarely know when their families are suffering from vaccine adverse events

The best data indicates that vaccine induced chronic disease is now of a magnitude that dwarfs almost all prior poisoning of... Read more »

Divine Connections

Archangels, Ascended Masters, and Spirit Guides can help in times of turmoil, personal or planetary

We are in the midst of teaching our ‘Divine Connections’ course, and want to convey how helpful it is stay in alignment with your... Read more »

Downey's Report

Curcumin, the medicinal compound that gives turmeric its lovely colour, has antidepressant benefits

CURCUMIN EFFECTIVE AGAINST DEPRESSION

A research trial has found that curcumin, the medicinal compound that gives turmeric its... Read more »

WiFi Health Hazards

Frank Clegg, former president of Microsoft Canada, is now an advocate for wireless radiation safety

The longtime president of Microsoft Canada is now our country’s leading advocate for wireless radiation safety.  Vitality invited... Read more »