• 25 MAR 15
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    Natural Health Product of the Month: Passionflower

    Natural Health Product of the Month: Passionflower

    By: Bryce Wylde, BSc, Hons, DHMHS PASSIONFLOWER (Passiflora incarnata) INTRODUCTION This incredible eye-catching plant features a purple starburst that, for one day of the year, blossoms into a floral firework. While these flowers only put on a show for 24 hours, the stress-busting power of passionflower extract lasts much longer. There are hundreds of Passiflora species, but the one

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    • 15 JAN 15
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    Weight Loss for the New Year

    Weight Loss for the New Year

    By: Jennifer Pham-Macmillan, ND   Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. That’s generally how we like to approach a fresh new year, especially having wound up all the various December festivities and indulgences. The first of January means the making of New year’s resolutions. We all want to look better, feel better

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    • 05 JAN 15
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    How to make your New Year’s Resolutions stick

    How to make your New Year’s Resolutions stick

    By: Dr. Andra Campitelli, ND It’s that time again! We’ve said goodbye to 2014 and are well on our way into 2015. Many of us have taken the time to reflect on the year behind us, and are looking ahead with renewed vigour as we set goals and resolutions to improve our outcomes and ourselves in

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    • 15 DEC 14
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    Meal of the Month: Beet, Pea Sprout and Pear Salad

    Meal of the Month: Beet, Pea Sprout and Pear Salad

    By: Julie Daniluk, RHN   INTRODUCTION Sick of stuffing yourself silly during the holidays? Take a break with this colourful, nutritious and delicious Beet, Pea Sprout and Pear Salad. HEALTH BENEFITS Beets are one of the best plant sources of both folate and betaine—two nutrients that work together to lower your blood levels of homocysteine, an

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