Health


Health food matters

by Joseph Roberts   photo: Luc Santerre Castonguay Food was always very important, the author said on the radio as she dedicated her new cookbook to her mother “who instilled…

Go for green

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Green is a big plus when it comes to nutrition. Whether it is a salad or vibrant florets of steamed broccoli, a green juice or a smoothie, the…

Growing a food movement

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot Food security seems to be on everyone’s mind this year. It’s fascinating to see so many local initiatives in response to the concern…

Sample a Taste of Health

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Vancouver’s healthy food festival, Taste of Health, has become a welcome September tradition. It’s a fun, inexpensive way for families to spend a day or weekend….

Seeds – the future of food

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot Since the dawn of agriculture, edible plants that thrive in the bioregion in which they grow have been domesticated through plant breeding. Traditionally,…

Medical scan scam

DRUG BUST Alan Cassels Seek and ye shall find. We can find disease wherever we look; the question is do we need to be looking? One of the longest-running debates…