By Sari Huhtala

How many kids would turn down pudding for breakfast? Pudding as a breakfast may not be top of mind for many parents, but if one considers the nutritional profile of chia seeds in a chia seed pudding, commercial breakfast cereals really start to look like candy in a box.

The Mayans have long used chia seeds ...


By Sari Huhtala

Maria Lavoie’s eyes smile as she shares some of her newfound knowledge from a health documentary she recently watched. Given a megaphone she likely would land herself on a street corner spreading news about natural health. It is almost immediately evident she is crazy about health. But who can blame her? Doctors war...


Strep, acne, signs of Epstein-Barr

By Sari Huhtala

Reflecting back on her childhood and teenage years, Lisa Darling can see now how recurrent strep throat and tonsillitis – to the extent she had a tonsillectomy at age three – were merely symptoms of an underlying health issue that doctors could not detect.

Into her teenage years, chronic cystic acne added anoth...


By Sari Huhtala

A year has passed since the day Jenne Zaccheo watched her then four-year-old son burst into giggles and take off running in the park to join a handful of other youngsters playing amongst the jungle gym. Seems like natural behaviour for a kindergartner, but for an autistic child – who at one point would not even...