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Ditch the dairy for whole, nutritious plant foods

Dairy has been on our food guides and in our refrigerators for generations – but there is plenty of evidence that the white stuff’s prevalence in today's’ diet comes down to some heavy marketing in the decades past, rather than any real…
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Spice up your mealtimes! The Green Mo Guide

Spices have long had a place in our kitchens and traditional medicines, but it’s only recently that science is beginning to unearth their many benefits. Their bold flavors can add taste to dishes without the need for salt, processed ingredients,…
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Recipe - Whole, plant-based Pad Thai

It’s time for a recipe! This week, we’re celebrating Pad Thai (or, Kway Teow Pad Thai) – Thailand’s best-known speciality dish. Immensely famous worldwide, Pad Thai is unlike most Westernised Asian food in that it has remained fairly…
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The Green Mo's tips for a healthy liver

The liver. This hard-working powerhouse keeps our metabolism and circulation healthy, balances our hormones, cleans our blood and keeps digestion running smoothly. No wonder it is such a strong focus of holistic medicine. The liver…

Stress - Is it actually good for you?

  It seems crazy writing this, returning from a tranquil hike in the pristine BC mountains, on a sunny day during quiet season here in Whistler. But a month ago I was super-stressed – and I’m absolutely not alone. We’re told…
Detoxify Your Environment

Detoxify Your Environment

By Hayley Ingman When we think of detoxing we tend to think of giving up coffee, alcohol and unhealthy foods. We may also consider reducing our pesticide consumption by choosing organic foods. But what about reducing other toxins in our…

Five tricks for beating Lyme disease

By Kevin Damaskie With a bit of a chuckle and a hint of seriousness James C. says he has been accused of “wearing a tinfoil hat.” All because of a tick bite. James, 55, a resident of Durango, Colorado, believes he contracted Lyme…
Using healthy foods for healing
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Dietary Change Heals Chronic Psoriasis

Healing Hero – Steven and Chris Brook. Brotherly Advice and a Dietary Change Heals Chronic Psoriasis. By Kevin Damaskie In an entire family afflicted with psoriasis, Chris Brook says he didn’t “have it too bad.” But his…
Food to cure disease

One woman’s journey from endometriosis to optimum health

By Kevin Damaskie On Christmas Eve 2011 France Faucheux knew something was terribly wrong. Since July of that year, France, now 42, had been dealing with abdominal pain so intense she could barely think. Living a normal…