• 9 Ways to Tip the Odds Towards Cancer Prevention

    The World Health Organization and the American Institute for Cancer Research estimate between sixty-seven and seventy-two percent of all cancer cases are preventable and that prevention offers the most cost-effective, long-term strategy for the control of cancer, as...

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  • Making Healthier Choices for Better Teen Nutrition

    Teens are busier than ever as they study for exams, work or volunteer and participate in clubs, teams and other hobbies. It’s no surprise that nutrition tends to fall by the wayside during this time, as teens...

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  • Five Steps to a Healthier You: Go Organic!

    To celebrate Natural Health Products (NHP) Week, the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) is launching a free, five-part guide aimed at helping Canadian families make informed decisions about natural health. The Canadian Family’s Guide to Navigating Natural Health, was...

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  • Health Benefits of Naked Oats

    Looks like rice. Cooks like rice. Tastes like rice. But a new hulless and hairless oat variety known as “naked oats” packs a much more powerful nutritional punch, says Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) emeritus plant breeder...

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  • Hospitals Get Creative with Local Foods

    NC)—You may not know it, but airplanes and hospitals have something in common:– they both use ovens that reheat prepared food in order to serve hot meals. This doesn't always conjure the best thoughts about food, however...

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  • Spring Clean Your Diet

    (NC)—Registered dietitian, Lisa Rutledge, urges everyone to say good-bye to the heavy fall and winter fare and to follow the “spring cleaning” mindset for cleaning up your diet: Reduce your meal sizeIt is true that during a...

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  • Primary Caregivers: a Natural Approach

    Naturopathic Medicine 101 for British Columbians While naturopathic medicine is becoming more popular among Canadians, there remains some mystery surrounding its philosophy and practice. This article will give you a better understanding of the philosophy, the modalities...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Eating to Shrink the 10 Year Gap

    (NC) — Canadians are living longer. But not necessarily healthier. On average, we'll spend our final 10 years with sickness and disease. We can change this. The choices we make now can help shape a future of...

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