An interview with Dr Mahmood Piraee, PhD By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Mahmood Piraee is a pharmacist with a PhD in molecular and cellular biology from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He has over 20 years of experience in natural products drug discovery and development. We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Piraee recently about age-related vision loss [...]
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By Caroline Farquhar RHN, BA, EMP I travel a lot for both work and pleasure, and I know that getting sick can ruin your trip. Whether you’re staying close to home or planning to travel abroad, make sure you are prepared. Healthy travel requires planning, preparation, and common sense. Don’t use your trip as an [...]
An interview with digestive health expert Dr. Sara Celik By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Sara Celik, ND, HMC, BHSc is a Naturopathic Doctor and Homeopathic Master Clinician with over 15 years of experience. With her extensive clinical and educational background, she is a sought-after national authority on natural health. Recently I had the opportunity to ask [...]
An interview with Lorna Vanderhaeghe by Jason Sebeslav, Owner of The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Lorna Vanderhaeghe, MS, is a leading women’s health expert and has been researching nutritional medicine for over 25 years. With degrees in nutrition and biochemistry, she is a popular lecturer and the author of 10 books including A Smart Woman’s [...]
Guest Post by Philip Rouchotas, MSc, ND, and Heidi Fritz, MA, ND Our society is overburdened with stressors of all kinds: tense work places, long commutes, family/relationship troubles, financial difficulties, too much caffeine, too little sleep, and not enough leisure time. The offshoot of chronic stress results in depression, anxiety, and insomnia. While we ought [...]
Guest post by Sharlene Styles, RHN of PURE Natural Health & Wellness I often rave about maca in my ongoing quest to help my clients balance their hormones. Maca is a superfood food that is considered Peruvian ginseng, meaning it is a powerful adaptogen. It is extremely helpful in boosting energy without stressing the adrenals, [...]
Guest Blog by Jessica Stopard, RHN Don’t take everything that gets popular in the media as the whole truth. Last week’s review released by the American Heart Association (AHA), condemned saturated fats and specifically coconut oil. We are a society still suffering the repercussions of a study from the 1950s that made us fear saturated [...]
An interview with Dr. Karen Jensen, ND By Jason Sebeslav, Owner, The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Dr. Jensen received her degree in naturopathic medicine in 1988. She is a well-known lecturer, has written extensively for health magazines and is author of six books. The most recent is Three Brains: How the Heart, Brain and [...]
How omega-3s help your mood, memory & more: An interview with TV host Julie Daniluk By Jason Sebeslav We had the pleasure of welcoming nutritionist, TV host and author Julie Daniluk RHN as our special guest speaker for our 40th anniversary event in 2016. Julie hosts Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing [...]
by Jess Stopard, RHN Here's a sneak peek at one of the recipes included in our new program, CLEAN START: 6-Week Wellness Reset! Curry is wonderful anytime, but especially in winter when we crave warming comfort food. Making a noteworthy appearance in this recipe is ginger, which is excellent for the digestive system. It relaxes [...]