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Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Naturally

Between 2 and 6% of the Canadian population meet the criteria for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This is a true depressive disorder that lasts at least two weeks and recurs in a seasonal pattern. While it can sometimes be triggered in the spring and summer, it is most common during the fall and winter.

Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes for Romance

Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes for Romance

Aromatherapy is practiced when you use essential oils for therapeutic benefits. When you inhale an essential oil, the scent molecules send a signal to your brain that can create an emotional reaction. When used safely, aromatherapy is a great way to relax and set a mood.

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top Eco & Vintage Retailers

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top Eco & Vintage Retailers

During our ‘Taking Care of Local Business” Giveaway last month, we asked our social media community what their favourite local, independent businesses were in St. Catharines/Niagara. Here are your favourite top local retailers in St. Catharines.

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top 20 Restos/Cafes/Markets

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top 20 Restos/Cafes/Markets

Last month for our ‘Taking Care of Local Business” Giveaway, we asked our social media community what their favourite local, independent businesses were in St. Catharines/Niagara – and they really showed up! your favourite local restaurants during lockdown 2.0.

Our COVID-19 Response

Our COVID-19 Response

JANUARY 2021 UPDATE As an essential business, we remain OPEN for safe in-store shopping during the lockdown/state of emergency period. We are also offering the option of curbside pickup or local delivery. We have updated our in-store shopping hours to 10am to 5pm,...

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses During the 2020 Holiday Season

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses During the 2020 Holiday Season

by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market was founded by my mother, Antje Wirth, in Niagara-on-the-Lake in April 1976. In the early days, we were famous for grinding peanuts into fresh peanut butter (thus the store’s name), fresh carrot and apple...

Heal Your Gut for Good!

Heal Your Gut for Good!

An interview with Amanda Santalucia, RHN Do you feel bloated, heavy or sluggish after eating? Do you have low energy, yet trouble sleeping? Having frequent cravings and trouble losing stubborn weight? I recently spoke with nutritionist Amanda Santalucia about how all...

What is the Thyroid – Stress Connection?

What is the Thyroid – Stress Connection?

An Interview with Dr Elie Klein, ND Dr. Elie Klein is a naturopathic doctor in Toronto, author of Read This If You Have A Heart – The Book on Lowering High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Naturally, as well as co-owner and formulator of natural health...

Terpenes: “Benefits of Cannabis Without the High”

Terpenes: “Benefits of Cannabis Without the High”

An Interview with Dr Lee Know, ND By Jason Sebeslav Lee Know is a licensed naturopathic doctor, recipient of several awards, and has held positions as medical advisor, scientific evaluator, and director of R&D for major organizations. He’s the author of...

Vision Quest: Aging with Good Eyesight

Vision Quest: Aging with Good Eyesight

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...