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Sep 2

Radiation protection: Eat it, drink it, bathe in it

Much has been written lately about the impact of the radiation leaking from the Fukushima site in Japan. A series of spin and counter-spins, varied views, hyperbole, heavy-handed optimism, fear and anger, disbelief. Anyone who believes the radiation from Fukushima won’t reach us, or our children, that we are too far away, that things can’t [...]

Mar 17

Adrenal Fatigue: How our Adrenal Glands Respond to 21st Century Living

Life can get chaotic. Bold understatement: in fact, life is almost ALWAYS chaotic to varying degrees. And how does your body respond? As if it’s being chased by a cave bear (yes, that’s right, a CAVE BEAR)—of course, your body is trying to help, but it’s overkill of the worst kind. Here’s how it goes [...]

Mar 2

Liver and Lymph: Castor Oil Pack Detox

Castor oil’s a tricky thing. One component of the castor bean is undoubtedly poisonous if consumed, but the oil has been used for centuries internally and topically…topically it’s pretty amazing, which is why I’m stoked to include it as part of my Spring detox…here’s how you can too! In 1999 a study in the Journal [...]

Feb 22

Three Important Things to Remember about Omega-3 Fatty Acids

A Canadian study recently showed that omega-3 fatty acids reduce breast cancer tumour growth—they also reduce body-wide inflammation, which is both a symptom and a cause of many diseases. Check out the study here: http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/02/omega3s_inhibit.html. How can you make sure you’re getting enough? What food are richest in omega-3s? Here’s a 3-point guide: