Optimal winter health

Winter’s short days can make us feel lethargic and a little depressed; the long hours spent indoors hibernating on the couch can have a major impact on our overall wellbeing. To avoid the effects of old man winter, fight your hibernating instincts by embracing the season, while taking the necessary precautions to be healthy. To help you get there, the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) has these five tips for natural winter wellness.

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Inflammation and serrapeptase

Conventional doctors have always treated inflammation with drugs and surgery. In some cases, interventions such as surgery for an inflamed appendix are life saving. So are short-term antibiotics for some infections such as pneumonitis (pneumonia). Modern medicine is wonderful in treating acute illnesses but fails miserably when it comes to chronic disease or prevention. In the majority of cases of chronic illness or inflammation, current medical treatments only serve to suppress symptoms without making any dent in the disease process itself.

GE salmon not worth the risk to health and environment


Adam S. Sealey

• The wild salmon that return to us every year, offering their nourishment, inspiration and beauty, are a miracle of creation. Autumn Skye Morrison’s “The Call of the River” inspired Salmon Wisdomon the back of 7”x9” versions and was shared with friends, family and colleagues. People were inspired by it!

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New for your health

Sappho Eco-luxurious Cosmetics

After learning the chemicals in the products she had used for 20 years were dangerous, film makeup artist JoAnn Fowler decided to produce a line of cosmetics that are both safe and beautiful. Sappho Organic Cosmetics are free of all synthetic preservatives, smell great and are based in organic aloe. They’re also celebrity and makeup artist-endorsed. Tested on movie stars, not animals, and used on film sets globally, Sappho is both green and gorgeous! 

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