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Health & Wellness
Integrative and holistic methods of maintaining and restoring optimal human health. The human body is an incredibly sophisticated self-repairing system that still surpasses medical or scientific understanding. However the body requires certain conditions to thrive and sometimes it needs special care...

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...

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...

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

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 taken away the practical necessity of an active day-to-day lifestyle and replaced it with a sedentary existence, but it...

Soil Building
Enhancing 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.

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.

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”...

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...

Herbalism
The study and practice of healing with medicinal plants. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments throughout all of recorded human history. Herbalisem focuses on recommending specific plant medicines for healing specific health issues. While the study of [nutrition](/nutrition) overlaps with...

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 up to 50,000 different species. Recent...

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.

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

Rainbow Health Foods
Richmond sustainable food store.

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 did their best to escape and survive the fires and plants life adapted to resist, and in some cases take advantage...

Vegetarianism
Plant-based diet that avoids animal products Observing a plant based diet is recommended because of: - 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] [https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/70/3/516s/4714974]

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

Water Purification
Removing harmful chemicals and organisms from water. ##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 practice of adding...

Sleep
Getting enough sleep in major contributor to good physical, emotional, and mental 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.

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.

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.

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,...

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...

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 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...

Nutrition Based Dental Care
Ways of preventing and curing tooth decay through diet and nutrition. This article is a stub that needs to be filled out Correcting the balance of vitamin D, calcium, and sugars in the body (by reducing sugars and increasing vitimin D) can lead to natural tooth health without requiring dental intervention.

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 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...

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...

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.

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 lok for.

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...

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...

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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

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.

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."

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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....

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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,...

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.

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

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

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



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