Readers of Vitality magazine will know that May is Lyme Disease awareness month. This magazine has done a real public service by educating people... Read more »
As we’re all aware, the bitter debate about vaccine resistance in both mainstream and social media has been escalating, as has the call for... Read more »
“Longevity means having a chronic disease – and taking care of it.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
In my integrative medical practice I am often asked: “Is... Read more »
Cancer rates are increasing throughout the developed world and current treatment approaches are not effectively changing this trend. More and more... Read more »
It’s been a long cold winter in this part of the world – apparently the coldest on record for many parts of Ontario and Quebec! As much as I love all of our seasons, winter included, it’s great that things have finally warmed up to seasonal temperatures since mid-April.
The lengthening of the days and increasing temperature have a significant... Read more »
There are many ways to detoxify the body, and for a herbalist the favourite strategy involves medicinal plants. From my perspective, weeds and wild herbs are the best. With the snow gone and winter finally over, the green starting to appear isn’t just grass, but includes all those plants bursting with energy and waiting to help us. When I speak to... Read more »
When you eat sprouts, you are consuming the bio-electric twinkle of life. Spring is a good time to plug in your body and get charged up with the spark of living foods.
For a long time, we’ve known that sprouts are very healthy. As baby vegetables, they tend to be nutritionally concentrated. In fact, the seed contains everything the new plant needs... Read more »
When I was a kid growing up in the rural woods of Muskoka, my grandma had a cure for almost every common ailment. Folks would come from miles around to seek her advice for treating their health complaints. As a girl, I took as much pride in grandma’s doctoring skills as she did, for I was the one who helped tend her herb gardens and trek through... Read more »
“Enzyme preservation is the secret to health.” ~ Ann Wigmore
Enzymes possess special life energy-transferring properties, unlike any other factor in our diet. By understanding the ‘enzyme concept’ it becomes clear how easy it is to boost vitality.
The heat used by modern cooking and pasteurization or irradiation destroys virtually all enzymes in... Read more »
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Now that spring has fully taken hold of our bodies and souls, urging us to cast off heavy clothes and throw open our windows to the sun, many of us feel the need to purge the old and welcome the new.
Invigorating our spring diets with fresh herbs, nourishing soups, and raw vegetables is one way to feast on the green energy of the season. This... Read more »