Living the average North American lifestyle can be stressful. With chronic stress comes the potential for chronic illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and chronic fatigue syndrome...
March 8, 2011 by Kathi Cameron Under HEALTH, kathi cameron, stress Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off
The industrial revolution drove people off farmland and concentrated them in cities. Farmers became factory workers: disconnected from land and food source. The geographical, social...
January 16, 2011 by Chris Semrick Under agricultural, chris semrick, food, globalization, HEALTH, local, revolution Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off
Who doesn’t enjoy sitting near the fireplace on a winter’s evening savouring a fragrant bowl of delicious soup? There is much evidence to show that our bodies benefit greatly from...
December 2, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Under beet, HEALTH, nutrition, soup, squash Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off
Almost 7 billion people need to drink clean water in order to survive. Agriculture also requires water. Therefore, it has become our collective duty to be active in the protection and...
November 24, 2010 by Tsiporah Grignon Under choices, food, HEALTH, hormones, milk, nutrition, soda, sugar, water Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | 1 Comment »
As an exercise in self control, I told myself I would not eat any more Halloween candy today. Within an hour I had convinced myself I didn’t need to exercise my self control and dug...
November 8, 2010 by Chris Semrick Under candy, craving, halloween, HEALTH Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | 1 Comment »
Winter is represented in the Water element and the health of our kidneys and bladder. This season encourages receptivity, introspection and a seeking of warmth in our foods. The health...
November 5, 2010 by Dr. Pauline Wolf Under food, HEALTH, nutrition Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off
You Are What You Eat.
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
For humans, the decision of what to eat is one we make several times a day. It...
September 6, 2010 by Erika Anderson Under anderson, book review, erika, HEALTH, michael, nutrition, omnivore, pollan Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off
Oats have a warming thermal nature helping to restore nervous, reproductive systems, while removing cholesterol from the digestive tract and arteries. Enjoy this high-rising, easy to...
September 6, 2010 by Dr. Pauline Wolf Under bread, HEALTH, nutrition, oatmeal, pauline, recipe, wolf Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off
It’s not hard at this time of year to be in awe of our green earth. Everything is budding or blooming and leaves are reaching for the sky. Outside in my yard I’ve been watching...
July 31, 2010 by Rose Dickson Under cleavers, dickson, glands, HEALTH, lymph, rose Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off
Recently I was given a media pass to the Health Food Trade show, since I write about food for Synergy Magazine. During the 90s, I attended this trade show as an employee of a Nanaimo...
July 29, 2010 by Tsiporah Grignon Under food, grignon, HEALTH, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
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