The Brain Health Lifestyle

The Brain Health Lifestyle® (a term coined by Dr. Paul Nussbaum) has five components – physical activity, mental stimulation, socialization, nutrition and spirituality. Each of these areas plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy brain. If you want to build a...

Supplement…Not Substitute!

By Anna Zavitz I was asked recently by a friend to help her choose a couple of nutritional supplements. She asked if I would accompany her to the store because it was so overwhelming. My plan was to take her to my favourite shop that specializes in supplementation and...

Fruit and Nut Stuffing

As the daughter of a really, really good cook, I’m rarely in the position to give my mom a recipe. But for the past three years my mom has phoned me for this recipe. Since I was typing it out for her I thought I would share it here on the blog. It is a fabulous...

Coffee – Protecting you against Alzheimer’s Disease.

A study to be published on June 28th in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease suggests that drinking coffee in moderate amounts (4 to 5 cups a day) can protect an individual from the development of Alzheimer’s Disease. The research team has concluded that a...

Spicy Salmon Cakes

One of my favourite recipes that I discovered this summer is this Spicy Salmon Cake from the Ultimate Healthy Eating Plan by Liz Pearson and Marilyn Smith. It’s a great way to add fish into your diet and can be served as a main course or made into appetizer size...