Health Action Magazine - Food/Nutrition



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The Politics of Food Policy
Who should define the future of food in Canada? Canada's food system is broken. More than 2.5 million Canadians are moderately or severely food-insecure, one...
Health Action, Summer 2013 - 5K

Magnificent Moringa
The name sounds like the newest Latin-dance craze--as in, "everybody do the moringa!"--but this whole food product is rapidly becoming known as a superfood. The use of...
Health Action, Spring 2013 - 4K

Sweet No Longer: GM Sugar in Canada
Some of our sugar in North ­America is genetically modified (GM), to both consumer and farmer detriment. This is in addition to the corn, soy and ­canola ingredients now...
Health Action, Spring 2013 - 3K

Toxic Sugar
A recent article in the prestigious journal Nature explained that sugar, especially fructose, ­widely available in soft drinks and other processed foods, is...
Health Action, Spring 2013 - 7K

Adrenal Function - Cope Well with Those Stressors
Now that holiday season is upon us with its hectic schedule and cold, short days, it is important that the adrenal gland is strong. This ensures the added stressors of...
HANS e-News - December 1, 2012 - 5K

Establishing the New Routine for the Fall Part 3
Let's talk about dinner in detail. I have not mentioned much about animal proteins, such as red meat (pork and beef) and dairy. These are inflammatory to the body and should...
HANS e-News - November 1, 2012 - 3K

Establishing the New Routine for the Fall Part 2
When I ask what people eat during the day, one of the common problems is lack of consistent protein at each meal. Three meals are extremely important, even if you are trying...
HANS e-News - October 15, 2012 - 3K

An Ode to Garlic and Herbs
One of the reasons I like this time of year is the warming foods we eat. I decided to make Chicken Marbella for friends coming over for dinner and was reminded of all the...
HANS e-News - September 15, 2012 - 3K

Chronic Infections? Check Your Biofilm
An often overlooked piece in the treatment and prevention of chronic illness, the issue of "biofilm" has been gaining more attention among scientists, microbiologists and...
HANS e-News - September 15, 2012 - 8K

Can Sugar Speed Up Aging?
Aging is a complex process that affects every organ, cell, molecule and body function. Consuming lots of sugar will most definitely accelerate this process. When sugar gets...
Health Action, Summer 2012 - 4K

How to Cure Candida
Deep in our bellies lives a wily, tentacled, opportunistic fungus and its name is candida. When the digestive tract is balanced, candida lives harmoniously with its...
Health Action, Spring 2012 - 5K

Sunbathing and Sunglasses--New Insights Part 2
Simple exposure to UV radiation is not necessarily linked to cancer. Melanomas can be found on the palms and soles of feet where there is little sun exposure. A study...
HANS e-News - June 1, 2012 - 2K

Sprouting to the Next Level
The unassuming sprout, long relegated to hippie-sandwich-filler status, is now taking centre stage. It has taken a long time to do so: As far back as the 1920s individuals...
HANS e-News - May 15, 2012 - 2K

"Bad" cholesterol: the unknown heart healer
If you think that "bad" or "high" cholesterol contributes to heart disease, you have been deceived by those marketing a mythical disease. The so-called "bad" or LDL...
HANS e-News - February 1, 2012 - 5K

Coconut Water: Healthy or Hyped?
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Health Action, Fall 2011 - 12K

GM Foods Turn Sci Fi into Reality
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Health Action, Fall 2011 - 7K

Correcting Digestive Problems
Do you suffer from abdominal pain, bloating, alternating constipation/diarrhea with pain, mucous, flatulence or nausea? You could have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the...
Health Action, Summer 2011 - 2K

Healing Crohn's with Raw Foods
"Before I went to the hospital, I was actually feeling quite good on the raw food diet--with way less bloating, indigestion and stomach churning than I've had with cooked...
HANS e-News - July 1, 2011 - 1K

The Importance of Food Allergy Testing
Food allergies are estimated to have increased by up to 500 percent since the 1990s based on hospital visits. However, determining if this is due to increased vigilance of...
Health Action, Spring 2011 - 3K

The Spring Within
When nature starts turning green, we naturally want to renew ourselves. We become more lively and energetic because energy is ascending, active and about new beginnings. The...
Health Action, Spring 2011 - 2K

Got Mercury?
Mercury is a well-known neurotoxin that has been linked to multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease and mood ­disorders. The major sources of mercury...
Health Action, Spring 2011 - 1K

Food and the Road Less Travelled
Why did the rooster cross the road? Because he was determined to sample delicious edibles at this year's Feast of Fields event. The annual September festival is not only a...
Health Action Magazine Fall 2008 - 2K

Organic Summer Experience
It started quite innocently. I read an article about organic living. ­Fortunately, it was interesting enough to read right to the end. Otherwise I would have missed one of...
Health Action, Summer 2009 - 8K

The Chilly Season Is Upon Us
Feeling a little chilly these days? The wisdom of Chinese medicine provides us with insight on how to stay warm from the inside out. In Chinese medicine, patients...
Health Action, Winter 2010 - 2K

Pack In the Plant Protein
Since the early 1900s, meat eating has been equated with ­masculinity and power. At that time, if you were civilized, rich, strong and a "real man," you ate plenty of protein...
Health Action, Winter 2010 - 5K

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