A favorite herb – Marshmellow root aka Althea off

No marshmallow root is nothing like the candy marshmallows that you roast over an open fire. Althea officinalis or marshmallow root is a herb known for its mucilage that is full of polysaccrides. So what do those terms mean and how do they impact on our bodies? Mucilage is a thick, glue type substance found [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:59+00:00June 10th, 2016|Gut Health, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition|Comments Off on A favorite herb – Marshmellow root aka Althea off

Don’t take any more calcium supplements till you read this

We have been told for years to take more calcium supplements as we age to protect us against osteoporosis. Even in the Naturopathic College I went to, I argued this. The Dean actually marked my answer wrong - which of course was right...that's what happens when people don't keep up with the research. And the [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:59+00:00June 7th, 2016|Blood health, Gut Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Supplements|Comments Off on Don’t take any more calcium supplements till you read this

Foods that can kill Cancers!!!

As many of you know, I had an ovarian tumor the size of a hard ball. I was told i needed surgery immediately!! The MD was short, brisk and to the point and as she quickly left the room - she told me that i needed to make an appointment for surgery first thing Monday [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:00+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Cancer, Medical, Nutrition, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on Foods that can kill Cancers!!!

Do you know what the most toxic or clean foods are?

EWG has a list of both the most toxic and the most clean foods that are available.  Click here and you will go straight to that site... While we definitely want to provide our families with the cleaniest, healthiest foods, we don't necessarily have to spend the extra monies on everything. While I appreciate all [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:00+00:00April 20th, 2016|Nutrition, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do you know what the most toxic or clean foods are?

The latest cause/cure all for weight issues

I get both tired and frustrated whenever I read or hear an expert/professional claiming that the one issue they are touting is the be all and end all of weight issues. There are a huge number of issues that can contribute to weight imbalances. It used to be just excess calories and lack of exercise...but [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:00+00:00April 13th, 2016|Adrenals, Anti-inflammatories, Depression, Diabetes, Diets, Emotional, Exercise, Gut Health, Hormone issues, Mental Health, Nutrition, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The latest cause/cure all for weight issues

What foods help with weight loss

There are a number of different reasons for weight gain. From mineral or vitamin deficiency to imbalances in your microbiota to adrenal fatigue to medications to belief systems and a huge number of other issues. AND 70% of obese people DO NOT have diabetes. Further, diabetes can be caused by a wide number of issues [...]

Obesity & Diabetes – it’s not what you were taught…

We have been taught, as have our physicians, that weight gain means diabetes. Let's look at the actual research, but first let's look at some basic facts: Diabetes is not a disease - it is a symptom Diabetes can in fact be reversed - it is not a life long, down hill process The most [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:02+00:00March 24th, 2016|Adrenals, Blood health, Diabetes, Herbal Medicine, Hormone issues, Immune Health, Microbiota, Nutrition, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on Obesity & Diabetes – it’s not what you were taught…

Yeah – its here…

You have CHOICES!!! There is this new site...www.ChoicesUnlimited.ca The "Health on a Budget" on www.ChoicesUnlimited.ca The Whole Health Initiative on www.WholeHealthInitiative.ca - click here And of course we have www.DrHollyBooks. com which has been updated - click here - videos, downloads, books Let's not forget...every Wednesday at Noon check out www.NewsForTheSoul.com  You or someone you know [...]

Salad bad for you? What now?

Oh dear. The old saying, 'the more man gets involved with your food, the more dangerous it becomes'...seems to get more data input daily. This time it comes in the form of salad, or more particularly lettuce. Now lettuce in and of itself can be an issue. The issue being is whether it has any [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:05+00:00January 27th, 2016|Allergies, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Medical, Microbiota, Nutrition|Comments Off on Salad bad for you? What now?

The Scientific Evidence Behind Anti-depressants

Okay, so I have gone down this road many times before. But if you or anyone you know is taking anti-depressants - read this. By the way did you know that 1/2 women and 1/3 men are now diagnosed as having depression at some point in their life? Further, as many as 1 in 10 [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:06+00:00January 19th, 2016|Depression, Detox, Glutathione, Gut Health, Immune Health, Mental Health, Microbiota, Nutrition, Research|Comments Off on The Scientific Evidence Behind Anti-depressants