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Natural Cold and Flu Remedies: Prevention and Treatment that Actually Works

Hands down, the best way to prevent cold and flu this season for your family is to eat a plant-based, high antioxidant diet, wash hands frequently, continue regular moderate exercise, get restful, restorative sleep at night and reduce stress levels. But sometimes, even the most vigilant, cleanest-eating yogis get sick. Here are clinically proven ways to prevent and treat cold and flu this seaso...

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Acupuncture and naturopathy

Mon, Dec 29 – As we become more familiar with alternative forms of treatment, it becomes apparent that they can often compliment the more traditional forms of medicine. On the last Monday of every month, Dr. Gordon Grant joins the Morning News to discuss the many forms that make up holistic treatment.

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Staying On or Coming Off Antidepressants

When is the right time and how to do it safely and effectively?
Health Action Magazine: Winter 2014

By Bobby Parmar, ND

Coming off antidepressants is not easy. It’s often a time when we have to ask questions to make sure we’re prepared. Many people want to know how to safely and effectively stop taking their medications; others want to kno...

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Kombucha

How to make Kombucha at home

by HANS staffer: Shamim de Groot

What you need as Ingredients:

  • 3.5 Liters of water
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 8 bags of organic black tea or 2.5 TBS of loose organic  black tea
  • 2 cups of s...
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Identifying and Avoiding GM Sweet Corn Seed in Canada

Consumers are increasingly asking growers and grocery stores in Canada not to sell GM (genetically modified, also called genetically engineered) sweet corn. In response to questions from vegetable growers who want to confirm the information they use to avoid planting GM sweet corn seeds, the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) has compiled the following information.

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