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HEALTH & WELLNESS

The Healing Cook’s Onion Family

Have you ever wondered why we love using scallions, onions, leeks, chives and garlic in our cooking? This family has a pungent flavor and is rich in sulfur. This affects our lung health... 



Local Whole Wheat Bread

For the last several years, we have been working to localize our food. One aspect is that we began milling our own wheat last fall, after discovering Sloping Hill Farm in Qualicum Beach... 



Momentum To Learn About Food

Food information is everywhere now. It beckons to us from magazines (thanks Synergy) and television shows and commercials. Documentary movies teach about farming practices and corrupt... 



You Had Me at “Hello”

When I lived in Victoria, I used to run the trail around Elk and Beaver Lakes in the mornings before work. As a practice, I would always say “hello” to my fellow outdoor enthusiasts... 



Dr. Weston Price-An Early Nutrition Pioneer

Dr. Weston Price and his wife, Florence, traveled around the world in the mid 1930’s searching out people living a primitive lifestyle. Dr. Price located groups which were still eating... 



The Self-Compassion Diet

The Self-Compassion Diet: A Step-by-Step Program to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-075-0 and The Self-Compassion Diet: Guided Practices... 



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