Health

Health Canada issues a quiet wake-up call about climate change

With little fanfare, Health Canada published a report predicting an onslaught of health problems across the country due to our changing climate. Tory advice

Curried yellow zucchini soup

The sweet taste of yellow zucchini, currently abundantly available, blends perfectly with the exotic taste of curry spice to make a heart-warming soup to fill the senses as well as the stomach.

Dangers of soy

The poster bean for the vegetarian movement is under scrutiny these days. It turns those virtuous tofu hotdogs and skinny soya latte are not exactly blessed with an aura of health.

10 steps to cleaner air and fewer asthma attacks

According to the Asthma Society of Canada, 8.4 percent of Canadians over the age of 12 suffer from asthma. Amongst children, the number rises to 12 percent.

All the fixings

Our favourite organic chef has passed on a few favourite recipes. Suggested substitutes have been given for those on the 100-mile diet. "Remember to relax, enjoy and taste,"

Eater's remorse

You couldn't pass up a second helping of turkey and mashed potatoes smothered in gravy. That last piece of pumpkin pie was calling you. And now the pain begins.

Give thanks to this turkey

Over the years the holiday turkey has become a dry and tasteless affair. But you can go green and get some the flavour back. Manufactured gobblers

Forever green

This article originally appeared in the Fall/Winter 2007 issue of Green Living magazine. Natural goodbye

Fishy Business

First the cod disappeared. Now we're endangering other marine life. A report on what's going on in Canadian oceans.

Plastic baby bottles found to be toxic

A new study released by Environmental Defence found that 90 per cent of plastic baby bottles sold in Canada leach bisphenol A into infant formula, milk or other liquids being drunk by babies.

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