The smell of baking bread takes me back to my childhood, waiting eagerly in my grandmother’s kitchen for the loaves to come out of the oven. Fresh, hot slices, slathered in butter....
April 14, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under bread, chris, semrick, Sourdough Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 3 Comments »
For generations, women have had dieting pushed on them. As a mass group we have long accepted that the way to lose weight is to eat less and move more. Fantastic logic and far be it...
March 21, 2013 by Kathie Marshall Under dieting, eating, Kathie, loss, Marshall, senses, taste, weight Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on A New Way to Think About Weight Loss
Several years back, I had a nasty sinus infection that resisted several treatments of antibiotics before clearing up. Unfortunately, in the process, I killed most of the natural flora...
January 14, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under bacteria, chris, gut, intestinal, semrick, yogurt Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Harvesting the Bounty of Bacteria
I am very happy to share my story of how I came to be a bicycle-riding enthusiast. It all happened in bits and pieces: serendipity, if you will.
A friend’s daughter’s husband had...
August 20, 2012 by Gord Buyers Under bicycle, cycling, Gord Buyers, oceanside, parksville, riding Posted in FEATURE, HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Hooked on Cycling
First, I want to say how much I appreciate the opportunity to write in this magazine about food. I have learned so much during my research and have been encouraged by positive feedback....
August 12, 2012 by Tsiporah Grignon Under GMO, tsiporah Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
Health conscious people are going to great lengths to watch what they eat these days. They acknowledge the old adage: “you are what you eat”. After all, it makes intuitive sense,...
August 10, 2012 by Chris Semrick Under chris semrick, food, meat, nutrition Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on You Are What Your Food Eats
Believe it or not, coffee has a healthy new image. Recent studies show that coffee, for years considered objectionable to your health, may actually provide health benefits for a variety...
August 3, 2012 by Joe Smulevitz Under coffee, joe smulevitz Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Healthy News For Coffee Drinkers
The fastest growing age-group coming to yoga is mid forties to sixties. Perhaps that is because Iyengar teaches yoga that anyone can do. Maybe you’ve had luck but are now facing...
July 28, 2012 by Kelly Murphy Under aging, kelly murphy, wisdom, yoga, yogi Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | 2 Comments »
In trying to think up simple answers to questions like “How do I increase my fitness?”, or “How do I get fit in the first place?”, I boiled it down to 4 points: Novelty, Intensity,...
July 20, 2012 by Karina Inkster Under HEALTH, Karina Inkster, staying fit Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Staying Fit
Our values speak volumes when it comes to understanding our behaviour. Many people want to change only to beat themselves up in the end because it didn’t stick. The idea of change;...
May 30, 2012 by Kathi Cameron Under action, behaviour, goals, kathi cameron, values Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Values vs. Shoulds
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