Top Ten Foods to Combat the Symptoms of Depression

Top Ten Foods to Combat the Symptoms of Depression

  Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. More women are affected than men. Depression is a serious mental illness that negatively impacts the way a person feels, thinks and interacts with the world around them. Depression can lead to a number of...
Allergies and Inflammation

Allergies and Inflammation

  Prevalence of Allergies According to the World Allergy Organization the prevalence of allergic reactions to pollen, dust, food, medications and insect bites has continued to increase over the past 50 years in industrialized countries. Allergies now affect about...
10 Ways to Honor Earth Day Every Day

10 Ways to Honor Earth Day Every Day

    We don’t have to wait for Earth day to do our part to honor and preserve the earth. Every day can be Earth Day. Are you wondering how you can reduce your carbon footprint and help to preserve this precious planet we call home?   Here are 10 things...
Growing Your Own Sprouts

Growing Your Own Sprouts

  Sprouts are a rich source of antioxidants and beneficial phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. All plants are nutrient dense but sprouting increases nutrient levels so by adding a handful of sprouts to your salad, sandwich, smoothie or omelet...
Adults Need to Play Too

Adults Need to Play Too

  Every September for the past several years I’ve joined my sister, my niece, my nephew and whoever else they bring along for a great family weekend of fun, laughter and dress-up…oh and a bit of running. Maritime Race Weekend, held in mid-September in the...
Lymphedema Awareness

Lymphedema Awareness

Lymphedema is a chronic swelling caused by a collection of too much lymph fluid, typically in a leg or arm (occasionally both). Lymphedema effects more than 150,000 Canadians. Some people are born with lymphedema. Additionally, up to 10% of cancer patients develop it...