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Health & Wellness
Integrative and holistic methods of maintaining and restoring optimal human health The human body is a sophisticated self-repairing system that is still not fully understood by medicine and science. The body requires certain conditions to thrive and sometimes needs special care and attention to recover...

Cardio Vascular Health
Holistic heart health and preventative cardio medicine Clogging of the arteries is among the most significant health challenges facing developed countries. While surgery and pharmaceutical drugs have been developed to treat the _results_ of poor cardio vascular health, an integrative holistic approach...

Holistic Orchard Network Soil Health
Soil Health: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Victoria Health Cooperative
VHC is a volunteer co-op run by individuals passionate about well-being. The VHC organizes and supports wellness programs for members and the wider community. On the fourth Sunday of each month a group of between 6 and 10 Wellness Practitioners donate their time and expertise providing “pay-what-you-can-afford”...

Cochrane
Non-profit organization formed to organize medical research findings to facilitate evidence-based choices about health interventions faced by health professionals, patients, and policy makers.

Physical Exercise
Optimizing health and well-being with a physically active lifestyle Physical exercise is critically important to human health and longevity. For many people modern technology has removed the practical necessity of an active day-to-day lifestyle and replaced it with a sedentary existence, but it has...

Nutrition
Getting the correct balance of foods for optimum health ### USDA Recommended daily intake of micro nutrient for adults age 19-30 | Nutrient | Men | Women | |---------------------------------|---------------|---------| | Vitamin A | 900 μg ...

Paul Farmer
Paul Edward Farmer, Founder of Partners in Health, is an American anthropologist and physician who is best known for his humanitarian work providing "first world" health care for "third world" people, beginning in Haiti. He currently resides in Kigali, Rwanda

Herbalists without Borders
Health Justice & Humanitarian Aid\r\n​Herbalists Without Borders is an all volunteer membership based 501c3 nonprofit local to global network devoted to providing compassionate holistic care to communities and countries in need impacted by natural disasters, violent conflicts, poverty, trauma and other...

Microbiome
Maintaining balance with helpful and pathogenic bacteria Humans depend on symbiotic relations with microorganisms for optimal health. At the same time many varieties of microorganisms can be detrimental to human health.

Rainbow Health Foods
Richmond, US organic food store.

EMF Protection: Natural Solutions - ElectricSense
"Living a naturally healthy life in our electromagnetic word"

Nature Nurture Farmacy
Nature Nurture Farmacy is a non-profit whose mission is to empower the community in their health journey. We currently grow botanical herbs in Winlock, WA. We harvest these herbs and make medicine immediately or process and dry them to be saved for a later date to be used for teaching classes, dispensing...

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
By John J. Ratey and Eric Hagerman. A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD. Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect,...

The Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology
The Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to provide leadership in advocacy and education regarding the powerful role of nutrition and lifestyle changes for prevention of heart disease.

The Green Mustache Organic Café
"At the Green Moustache Organic Café optimum health tastes good. We are serious about 100% organic, gluten + dairy free, whole food cuisine*, and we always make sure it’s made with laughter and love. Delicious, nutrient-rich, plant-based food is the core of our healing revolution. Our food is made...

Articles by Ryan Drum aka Fucus Man
Health related articles and case studies by herbalist and PH. D Ryan Drum

Soil Building
Enhancing and restoring the quality and health of soil Soil is much more then dirt. Healthy soil is a dynamic ecosystem teaming with life and rich in nutriments.

Soil Biota Enhancment
Optimizing soil health and productivity by cultivating symbiotic microorganisms Healthy soil is an ecosystem in which millions of creatures live and interact. There can be more creatures in a teaspoonful of healthy soil than there are people on the entire planet earth, and contain up to 50,000 different...

Herbalism
The study and practice of healing with medicinal plants Plants have been the basis for medical treatments throughout all of recorded human history. Herbalism focuses on recommending specific plant medicines for healing specific health issues. While the study of nutrition overlaps with herbalism, herbal...

International College of Integrative Medicine
The International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals in the latest research, clinical trials and advancements in Complimentary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine techniques.

Cortes Family. Ca
The Cortes Community Health Association operates the Family Support Program and the Youth Programs to foster wellness, connection, and resiliency among the families and kids of Cortes. Programs include sports and outdoor adventure programs for children and youths, the teen scene, and the first years...

Fitness Blender
Created by Daniel and Kelli Segars, who believe fitness should be accessible to everyone, everywhere, regardless of income level or access to a gym. They offer hundreds of free, full-length workout videos, the most affordable and effective workout programs on the web, meal plans, and helpful health,...

The Bolivian Declaration of Mother Earth's Rights
Mother Earth being a living being, of which all life forms, both animate and inanimate are part, and aware of its benefits for living well — in good health — we assume the responsibility and the generational role in cultivating balance and harmony in our lives and with our Mother Earth. We call...

Dying
Best practices for the terminus of a human lifetime "Traditional" approaches to the end-of-life are shifting. As more and more people age and maintain health, as more conscious and compassionate humans are faced with terminus, as enviromental and political scenarios show compound fatalities, questions...

Vegetarianism
Natural plant-based diet that avoids animal products Observing a plant based diet has several benefits, including: - Reduced ecological footprint - Non-participation in the ethic of killing animals - Health benefits from reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes *https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_vegetarianism* ...

Wildfire Management
Managing and preventing wildfires for ecosystem health For millennia wildfires have occurred as a part of the natural cycle of life and death on planet earth. Humans and other animals do their best to escape and survive the fires and plant life has adapted to resist, and in some cases take advantage...

Seed and Plant Sanctuary
A charitable organization dedicated to the health and vitality of the earth through the preservation and promotion of heritage seeds. It is committed to maintaining, evaluating and keeping databases for all the edible, medicinal and useful crops that can be grown in Canada.

Vermiculture (worm composting)
A basic how-to and why-to use vermiculture to enhance compost and soil health; techniques, methods and benefits From the libraries of Mother Earth News.

Biodynamic Association
The BDA is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem. We help thousands of new people understand and practice biodynamics, bringing health to the land and vitality to the food...

The Herbalist
Teirney Salter opened The Herbalist in 1984 based on the belief that organically grown and wild-harvested herbs of the highest quality would have a positive effect on people’s health. At a time when herbs were not known for their medicinal properties The Herbalist forged ahead, was progressive, and...

ConsumerLab.com
ConsumerLab.com provides independent test results, reviews, ratings and comparisons of vitamins, supplements, herb and nutrition products to consumers and healthcare providers.

Healthyway Natural Foods
A natural food store and cafe in Campbell River, B.C.

The Green Beaver
Toothpaste, soap, and other personal care products made in Canada from all-natural ingredients.

Sleep
Getting enough sleep is a major contributor to good physical, emotional, and mental health

Nutrition Based Dental Care
Ways of preventing and curing tooth decay through diet and nutrition Correcting the balance of vitamin D, calcium, and sugars in the body (by reducing sugars and increasing vitamin D) can lead to natural tooth health.

Fungi Perfecti
Fungi Perfecti is a company specialized in using mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people. Founded by mycologist and author Paul Stamets in 1980, Fungi Perfecti is a family-owned company that is Certified Organic by the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Water Cleaning and Purification
Removing harmful trash, chemicals and organisms from water and waterways **Testing Water For Contamination** The first step in water purification is understanding what impurities exist. Water contamination can be biological, chemical or both. **Dealing With Micro Organisms** Alternatives to the common...

Oceana Natural Foods Co-op
Oceana is a health food store specializing in natural foods, organic produce, gluten free items, and GMO free foods.

Why and How to Avoid Toxic Clothing by Dr. Mercola
An overview of how the chemicals used to manufacture clothing may be toxic to your health and the environment (even in "natural" fabrics like cotton) and what alternatives to look for.

The EMF Safety Shop
Website and shop selling Gaussmeters, EMF Meters , Electromagnetic Field Shielding and Geiger Counters etc.

Fireweed Farm and Herb School
Fireweed Farm is a place where the community can come to learn about herbs, and have access to hard to find medicinal herbs and herbal products. We offer annual & perennial plant starts, seeds, and herbal products such as fresh plant tinctures and herbal salves; as well as fresh-cut medicinal herbs...

Innisfree Farm
Workshops, Classes and apprenticeship opportunities at Innisfree Farm. A 7 acre site that hosts, horticultural therapy workshops, herbal education classes and the bi annual Vancouver Island Herb gathering.

The Equality Trust
The Equality Trust works to improve the quality of life in the UK by reducing economic and social inequality. UK income inequality is among the highest in the developed world and evidence shows that this is bad for almost everyone. People in more equal societies live longer, have better mental health...

Harmonic Arts
Located in Cumberland BC, Harmonic Arts is a growing plant medicine company founded in 2008 by Clinical Herbalists Yarrow and Angela Willard. Online store, botanical dispensary and wide offering of unique herbal formulations.

Cascadia Folk Medicine
Bioregionally Wildcrafted botanical extracts for illuminating the mind, body and soul. These lands vibrate with medicine—a wisdom and strength that is available to all. Medicinal plants are here in abundance awaiting our return. As physical manifestations of the ecosystemic intelligence of the land,...

Ecologic Dentistry
At Ecologic Dentistry they consider the mouth to be the portal to the rest of our body and the mouth is where wellness begins. An holistic dental practice integrating ancient wisdom with advanced technology to make use of materials that are the least toxic to the body and to the environment.

Earth & Spirit
A heart-centered herbalism and medicinal mushroom business specializing in wildcrafted medicines

Essential Composting Toilets
A guide to Options, Design, Installation, and Use. Essential Composting Toilets is a streamlined, illustrated manual that takes a practical approach to system selection criteria, design, installation, and operation, while meeting universal health and safety objectives.

Friends of Cortes Island
Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI) is a charitable organization that has been active for over 25 years. The organization exists to monitor and preserve the health of local ecosystems, and to provide educational programs that foster a greater understanding of the natural environment. Through all...

Organic Chinese Herbs
Wholesale herb dispensary specializing in making premium Chinese herbs available in Canada. Largest product selection and quality assurance through third party testing.

Tanner Orchard
Tanner’s Orchard wholesales crispy and crunchy Liberty apples to quality grocery stores, health food stores and markets on Vancouver Island. Look for them in season, from approximately September 10th to October 31st.

Régénération Canada
The term “regenerative” refers to a process – the process of improving one’s state. With regenerative agriculture, the journey improves the state of the soil, of the ecosystem overall, of the climate, and of human health. Regenerative agriculture’s benefits are far-reaching. However, at...

Solar Cooking Wiki
The Solar Cooking Wiki, sponsored by Solar Cookers International, serves as an interactive knowledgebase to support solar cooking worldwide. This wiki aims to improve and disseminate solar thermal technology for its positive impact on health and environmental degradation. It contains 1,800+ articles...

John Todd Ecological Design
In situ remediation systems, called Restorers, can jumpstart the ecology of a water body, digest sediments and reduce nutrient levels, bringing the water body back into ecological health. They can also serve as habitat for wildlife and as a recreational amenity within a community. John Todd Ecological...

Cortes Creations
Cortes Creations are handmade with love on beautiful Cortes Island, British Columbia. Leslie and her family cultivate a large, beautiful organic garden from which she harvests medicinal plants that are transformed into healing salves and natural skincare products. All Cortes Creations are free of parabens,...

Patch Adams
"An American physician, social activist, clown and author. He founded the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. Each year he organizes a group of volunteers from around the world to travel to various countries where they dress as clowns in an effort to bring humor to orphans, patients, and other people."

School of Evolutionary Herbalism
The School of Evolutionary Herbalism offers in-depth online programs and live workshops on a broad spectrum of herbal traditions. Courses range from traditional Alchemy and preparing Spagyric herbal medicines to Medical Astrology. They focus on Vitalist Western Herbalism and Ayurveda, providing a foundation...

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
'Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams' is a science book about sleep by the neuroscientist and "sleep scientist" Matthew Walker. Walker is a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology and the director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley.” Walker...

Student Clinic | Pacific Rim College
The Student Clinic at Pacific Rim College provides services in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine and Holistic Nutrition. The general public can receive treatments by advanced-level students under the supervision of a licensed practitioner, or by a licensed practitioner with...

World Community Fair Trade
A multi-faceted BC organization selling fair trade goods; organic coffee, tea, chocolate products, olive oil & spices to retail outlets and wholesale for fundraising efforts. Profits from coffee sales go toward sponsoring health care in Nicaragua. Organize and sponsor an annual (and traveling) film...

Dr. Joel Kahn
Dr. Joel Kahn is a plant based cardiologist who has developed an aggressive yet holistic approach to heart disease prevention and reversal. At his core, Dr. Joel Kahn believes that plant-based nutrition is the most powerful source of preventative medicine on the planet. Having practiced traditional...

Mother Earth News
Among the most popular and longest-running sustainable-lifestyle magazines in the USA, Mother Earth News provides editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health, and green building.

2019 Vancouver Island Herb Gathering
4th biennial Vancouver Island Herb gathering. Four days of classes and gathering on the themes of Herbal medicine in the Community "Classes centered around deepening our connections with plants and people. A diverse array of teachers will be joining the conversation, including growers, practitioners,...

The Kind Life
TheKindLife.com was born as an extension of Alicia Silverstone's book, The Kind Diet, "which is all about living your healthiest and happiest life to the fullest, while taking care of mama Earth at the same time!" This website is a resource for those who want to delve deeper into the world of healthy,...

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles
This new updated and expanded 10th anniversary edition of The Biology of Belief will forever change how you think about your own thinking. Stunning new scientific discoveries about the biochemical effects of the brain’s functioning show that all the cells of your body are affected by your thoughts....

Bruce H. Lipton, PhD
Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. Stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award, he has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national...

Heart MD Institute
HeartMD is a free informational website created by Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra that is dedicated to increasing public awareness of integrative medicine and what it means to live a heart-healthy lifestyle. Dr Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist and author/educator based in Manchester Connecticut....

The Spirit Level
The Spirit Level is a collation of research from hundreds of independent scientific publications showing how and why people in more (economically) equal societies live longer, healthier, happier and more ecologically sustainable lives they then people in societies that are less equal. The book, released...

Heart Math Institute
Research and publications on the bioelectromagnetics of the human heart the associated fields, its effects and syncopation.

Learning Herbs
Free and paid courses and videos about using herbs and making herbal medicine. Herb mentor professional forum, supplies and kits.

Born to Run
Author Christopher McDougall take readers on exciting and informative adventure through the history, culture, and science of long-distance running.

A Warrior Curing Psoriasis Naturally
"My name is Matt Ludwig. I have been dealing with Psoriasis for ten years. For about the last year, I started a journey of healing on my own accord and keeping my Psoriasis Diary. I started a regiment of adding items to my diet and changing my lifestyle to heal my Psoriasis. This blog is a journal of...

Greener Living Co-op
Wauchula, US organic food store.

COABC-Certified Organic Associations of BC
COABC is the umbrella organic certification organization of BC; maintaining and distributing and educating on the certified organic standards for BC. Included on the site is a how-to apply for certification, a searchable database of registered organic producers, guides of market sales, farming, animal...

Ostroorganics
Ostro Organics Inc. is a small batch manufacturer of certified organic, cold pressed raw oils. The oils are extra cold pressed under very low pressure using a special cylindrical oil press. Located on Vancouver Island, a small family run business

Pemberton Distillery
Organic Potato Vodka, Whisky, Gin, Absinthe, Schnaps, Brandy & Liqueurs. Certified Organic and BC Certified Craft. Free from artificial or chemical additives, coloring or GMO products at any stage of production. Spirits are Gluten Free.

Directory of Regional Biodynamic Groups
Listing of regional biodynamic groups for local advisory referrals, apprenticeship, training, or conference/workshop opportunities.

Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company
Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve is a family-owned and operated company dedicated to crafting high-quality, healthy, and effective skin and hair care products that will nourish your skin and be kind to our planet. All ingredients are USDA-certified organic, sustainably produced, cruelty-free, and ethically...


Tony Oakworth is a registered herbal therapist, owner of Woodward Phytotherapy (herbal medicine clinic in Brentwood Bay, BC), and educator at Pacific Rim College in Victoria, BC working in the fields of plant medicines, nutrition, and mycology.

Regeneration Canada
A Montreal-based NGO focused on soil ecosystem regeneration to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and other effects of degraded ecosystems.

The New York Times Scientific 7-Minute Workout
12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfils the latest mandates for high-intensity effort — all of it based on science.

Dr. Bronner's All-One!
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps is an American producer of organic soap and personal care products. The company is structured after the 6 principles that guide Dr. Bronner’s All-One mission: Work hard and grow, do right by customers, treat employees like family, be fair to suppliers, treat the earth like...

Excalibur Dehydrators
Excalibur produces home-scale food drying products and has been focused on advancements related to the mechanics of dehydration since 1973.

Edible Island
Natural food store in Courtenay, B.C.

Seventh Generation
Seventh Generation is a Vermont-based public benefit corporation that sells sustainable, environmentally-friendly cleaning, paper, and personal care products.  

Farm Folk City Folk Magazine
Launched in Kelowna, BC, FarmFolk CityFolk Magazine tells the stories of the many British Columbians who are instrumental in developing and preserving the province's food culture. With the notion that food is the cornerstone of civilization and culture, this magazine focuses on four particular areas-food...

The Non-GMO Project
The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply.

GT's Living Foods
GT's produces certified organic raw kombucha.

HM!
Ossian, US organic food store.

Green Pastures
Supplier of 'high-vitamin' oils inspired by the research of Dr. Weston A. Price.

Redshift
A free, open-source app for all major operating systems that adjusts the colour temperature of your computer monitor with the time of day to minimize sleep-disrupting blue light exposure before bedtime. Its features are roughly equivalent to those popular proprietary app f.lux.



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