Keeping the Memory of a Canadian Tradition 1919 – 2009

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Health

Skipping breakfast may just be a healthier choice for some

It is yet another one of nutrition’s hot button issues: eat breakfast or skip it. And it’s a matter I’ve wondered about ever since North Americans and their erstwhile eating habits became...

We All Need a Hug

The healing power of a simple touch Jennifer Delic of Stouffville, Ontario, already had two beautiful children—Madison and Avery—when her third daughter, Jade, was born. “She came a month...

Help for Diabetes

Supplements can help diabetics regulate blood sugar levels. In particular, vanadyl sulphate and chromium are effective individually or in formulas that also include herbal extracts and...

Natural Remedies For Kids

Keep your family healthy this new school year. Learn all about preventive strategies and natural remedies for common childhood ailments from a naturopathic physician and children’s health expert....

Your Natural Health Retailer So much more than a store

For our children and ourselves, natural health retailers offer a wealth of products, resources, education, and encouragement. Learn how natural health retailers are educating a new generation. We...

Oral Allergy Syndrome Is that juicy, ripe apple making your mouth itch?

Hay fever doesn’t just cause sneezing and congestion. Some may also get an itchy mouth or swollen lips when foods associated with pollen allergies, such as raw apples, peaches, and almonds, are...

Secondhand Smoke Endangers Pets, Raises Their Risk of Cancer

Secondhand smoke is hazardous not only for non-smoking children and adults, but for pets as well. A new FDA Consumer Update entitled Secondhand (and Third-Hand) Smoke May Be Making Your Pet Sick...

NHS Admits Far Too Many Preventable Deaths Still Stem From Medical Mistakes

When someone’s life ends it is always tragic, and loved ones experience grief and loss. But it is even more tragic when a person passes away and their death could have been avoided, such as in...

A Worry-free Season with Three Essential Vitamins

(NC) Spring has sprung and it’s time to get outdoors. Before you rush to get some much-needed sunshine and fresh air, consider the obstacles that might be preventing you from having fun and...

Simple Tips for a Naturally Healthy Cottage Weekend

(NC) The weather is warming and spring is finally here. This means one thing: Cottage season is upon us. Getting away for the weekend is a great way to unwind from a full work week, but many of us...