Category Archives: nutrition

Arthritis, depression and Eye Health Updates

I watched a sad tragic piece in last weekend’s edition of the news program 60 Minutes. A series of patients with life threatening illnesses fell prey to a scammer who claimed to be able to heal them through natural remedies and stem cell treatments. Continue reading

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Acupuncture vs. Headache

We get occasional headaches. But for some people, headaches are a regular part of life. And while taking painkillers every once in awhile can be relatively safe, with them on a long term maybe not. Continue reading

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Bee Propolis

Propolis is not as known as honey. Indeed, it serves no purpose in human culinary food chain. However, for bees, it plays an essential role in building and maintaining beehives by acting as a glue of sorts. Continue reading

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Metformin and Cancer

There is an extract from the French lilac (Galega officinalis) which has been attracting much attention lately in the field of oncology. Perhaps the news of yet another “natural” cancer fighting connection is no longer a surprise to readers of this site. Continue reading

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Meditation Brain

One of the most valuable tools that we all have at our disposal is perspective. But this vision must be aligned to support our efforts instead of sabotaging them. Continue reading

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Healthy pregnancies and Acupuncture

A healthy pregnancy is a big enough challenge for most women. And the reality is that many pregnancies are plagued by some degree of pain and discomfort. Continue reading

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Aromatherapy for the body and mind

Feelings and memories are often tied to certain smells. There is an established link between what our nose detects and stimulation it caused in our brains. Continue reading

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Mindfulness Insomnia Remedy

Nothing can replace the blissful feeling we get after a good night’s sleep. On the other hand, tossing and turning for hours or just not able to relax enough to sleep the next day is a struggle. Continue reading

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Heartburn Medication Warning

There is a big difference between the temporary use of medications for acute conditions and chronic administration in cases of chronic health problems. Continue reading

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Tai Chi – An Ancient Healer

Have you ever seen a group of people practicing the ancient art of Tai Chi? The first time I was exposed to it, I remember thinking that it looked like a combination of slow motion martial arts and a fairly solid form of dance. Continue reading

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