Eating For Your Mind, Body & Soul
May17

Eating For Your Mind, Body & Soul

INTENTION. It’s a word that we rarely hear when speaking about the food we put into our bodies, but having spent some time with Brenda Beattie, owner of Healthy Cravings Holistic Kitchen in Shelburne, ON, it is a word that we should always be thinking about when it comes to the way we fuel our bodies. Brenda has a unique approach to her menu, but one that makes perfect sense and addresses every need that our bodies and minds require...

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Business Profile: Pollock Water For Life
May17

Business Profile: Pollock Water For Life

When you think of Pollock Pools and Spas in Guelph, you think water specialists. And that’s right. With more than 30 years in business, they are a trusted resource for leisure and lifestyle water experiences, with quality products, installation and service. Among their many offerings, their experienced team helps customers with water products, to maintain the care of their pools and spas, including testing water for issues such as pH...

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Lessons From the Reading Room
May10

Lessons From the Reading Room

When you are an empath, you tend to feel everything. That sense when you walk into a room and you can just “feel” the energy, and then are instantly shifted into the energy itself. Well, I recently had the wonderful opportunity to walk through the office doors of “The Hazel Tree”, in Mono, ON, and sure enough, I felt instantly at peace. I couldn’t quite tell what felt so special about this place, and then when she walked in, instantly...

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Ask The Health Expert – Golden Spice Miracle
May10

Ask The Health Expert – Golden Spice Miracle

Turmeric (curcuma longa) has long been known in China, Asia, India and Indonesia as one of the most powerful healing plants in nature. It is a cousin to ginger and is used in India as one of the primary curry spices. Turmeric has always been a wonder crop and used traditionally for curing diseases and conditions such as, bites, cuts, eczema, skin conditions, as an anti-inflammatory for arthritis, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), and...

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Walking In Good Health
May09

Walking In Good Health

When I asked my local Chiropodist, why May is “Foot Health Month”?, the answer was an obvious one! May is the month where we all transition our footwear from winter boots and closed shoes to summer flip flops and sandals. About 70 per cent of us suffer from some sort of foot problem, and women can suffer four times as much as men. “The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art” said Leonardo da Vinci. Indeed, a...

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Ask The Health Expert: Hypothyroidism … the right treatment
Feb08

Ask The Health Expert: Hypothyroidism … the right treatment

As many as 20 million Americans are suffering from some form of thyroid problem and of these, low thyroid function is probably the most prevalent, especially in women. The function of the thyroid gland is to take in iodine, which is found in many foods and convert it into thyroid hormones T4 [thyroxine] and T3 [triiodothyronine]. T4 is produced by the thyroid gland in much greater amounts than T3 about 90% more, but T3 is the...

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