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What Is GMO Anyway?

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GMO? Genetically modified organisms (GMO). You’ve heard the term, but what does it mean? The World Health Organization defines GMO as “Organisms in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally.” The European Union and other countries require labeling of GM foods, but most of the United States…

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Recipes to warm up your holiday season: Guilt-free from gluttonous gluten!

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There is no reason one can’t enjoy a hot creamy soup, filling, flavourful bread and a melt-in-your-mouth treat over the holiday season – all tasty and gluten free. I have cooked them all and enjoyed them thouroughly. I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!…

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Trouble Breathing in Kelowna from BC Wildfires? Try In-Office Nebulized Glutathione

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Smoke from BC wildfires has blanketed the Okanagan in the last several days. Many people are suffering from eye and respiratory tract irritation to more serious disorders, including reduced lung function, bronchitis, and exacerbation of asthma. Wildfire smoke is composed primarily of carbon dioxide, water vapour, carbon monoxide, particulate matter, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, benzene, formaldehyde…

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June is Men’s Health Awareness Month.

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Feature Botanical: Ashwagandha Ashwagandha, otherwise, known as Withania somnifera, has been used since ancient times for a wide variety of conditions, and is most well known for its restorative benefits. Not only is it one of the most potent aphrodisiacs in the entire botanical kingdom, but also it has remarkable neuro-regenerative effects.   Fertility and…

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The Power of Prevention: Genetic Screening for risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

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The statistics: Fifteen percent of Canadians age 65 and older are currently living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AZD) and other related dementias. The risk for dementia doubles every five years after age 65. And fifty per cent of those over 85 will develop AZD. The good news: AZD begins 20-30 years before the onset of more…

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Boosting Your Child’s Immune System Naturally

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We are better than halfway through the cold and flu season – Phew! However, some parents might still be wondering how to keep their little ones safe from more infections. Many colds and coughs are one of the hallmarks of childhood.  Exercising the immune system is part of nature’s design.  However, daycares and schools are…

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