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Raising a stink over getting Pinked

Raising a stink over getting Pinked

Mar 1, 2015

Will “Boob Bombing” really prevent breast cancer? DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • The people’s briefing note on prescription drugs Rarely, if ever, has a disease colonized a colour, but that’s precisely what you can say about the corporate fundraising behemoth around breast cancer. It’s audacious, sometimes crass and very hard to miss. And did I say,...

Your liver the inner alchemist

Your liver the inner alchemist

Mar 1, 2015

by Terry Willard • Your liver is one of the most exciting organs in your entire body. It is responsible for more functions than almost any other organ in your body and the fact that the root of the word “liver” is the word “live” in many languages should open our eyes to clues. So why do we take it for granted? Well, for the most part, it simply...

Spring into year-round food production

Spring into year-round food production

Mar 1, 2015

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • Seed selection: To answer the question, “What shall I grow?” ask yourself what you and your family like to eat most. Plants adapt to cultural conditions so organic seeds grow best for organic gardeners and regional seeds have an edge over seeds grown in other climates because these plants have adapted to local...

GMO Bites: March 2015

GMO Bites: March 2015

Mar 1, 2015

• In January, groups from around the world joined together to denounce the US government for allowing the first genetically engineered tree, a loblolly pine, to be legalized with no government or public oversight, with no assessment of their risks to the public or the environment and with no regard for the overwhelming public opposition to GE...

Home radon test could be a lifesaver

Home radon test could be a lifesaver

Mar 1, 2015

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki   • In late January, the BC Lung Association released results of Canada’s largest-ever, community-wide home radon testing project, conducted in Castlegar and Prince George, two of BC’s radon hot spots. In more than half the Castlegar homes tested, and one-third in Prince George, radon concentrations exceeded Health...

Eating & driving planet aids

Eating & driving planet aids

Mar 1, 2015

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Sahar Lakhani • As spring buds appear, we might be looking at our lifestyle choices and considering new steps. Taking action gives a sense of empowerment and two effective and powerful actions we can take immediately to limit our impact on climate change are: 1. Adopt a plant-based diet or shift in that direction. 2....

Healthy fats, healthy heart

Healthy fats, healthy heart

Feb 1, 2015

by Helen Papaconstantinos • Contrary to what we have been told for over 60 years, saturated fat will not promote heart disease. Nor will fat – despite being high in calories – make you fat. There is an abundance of scientific evidence supporting the view that saturated fat is a necessary part of a heart-healthy diet. Recent studies have exonerated...

Ketones for health

Ketones for health

Feb 1, 2015

Good fats make a fabulous comeback by Chris Gursche • My interest in ketones was stoked by the positive results people with Alzheimer’s were achieving by combining coconut oil and medium chain triglycerides (MCT) oil. My father had come up with a formula and was selling it, but he couldn’t say how it worked. Dr. Mary Newport, author of Alzheimer’s...

Women and antidepressants

Women and antidepressants

Feb 1, 2015

Caution: addiction ahead DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • Why are so many women taking antidepressants and what does this say about one of medicine’s biggest questions? It’s a problem that’s been growing for decades and shows very few signs of improving. Let’s strip this issue down to a few bare essentials. Q: So what is the problem? A: For some reason,...

If you loved me…

If you loved me…

Feb 1, 2015

by Claire Maisonneuve • “If you loved me, you would agree with me and you would want what I want and think like I do.” That’s what many of the distressed couples I see in my practice equate with love. These couples tell me they feel connected, loved and supported when they have minimal differences between them, when there is no disagreement and when...