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Ah, Spring Thaw, The Pain of Allergies!

By Rani Glick | March 31, 2022

It’s officially spring and the delightful signs of Lily of the Valley, crocuses and other spring flowers are poking through gardens after the top layers of permafrost are melting from the winter freeze. Thus begins the spread of allergens from decay, mold and pollen blooms with hay fever symptoms. Sneezing, coughing, eyes tearing, extreme cold…

5 Ways To Nourish Your Gut-Brain Connection

By Rani Glick | March 11, 2022

In the past decade, we’ve seen extraordinary developments in neuroplasticity and its resilience to the brain. The brain can rewire itself or modify its connections by rerouting signals along a different pathway from damaged areas that can easily correct itself. Only two decades ago the medical view was that the brain was fixed. While groundbreaking,…

Who is The Boss of Me?

By Rani Glick | March 2, 2022

Do you wonder what is going on in the body when we feel an urge to react when things don’t go our way, are hurt, or angry? Who are the first responders ? The thoughts in our mind or the physical sensations in the body? I always thought “what the mind believes the body follows!”…

Unravelling the Vitamin D story

By Rani Glick | February 25, 2022

Since the pandemic, Vitamin D has been elevated to a new status. There is so much information out there about vitamin D -the different types, what other supplements to take with it and dosage? Like everything else about supplements,  it can be confusing. If you are one of those people living with a chronic illness,…

Are food and love connected? Let me count the ways…

By Rani Glick | February 14, 2022

How many of you love food? I do! It reaches into my soul with comfort, colours, smells and tastes that are rich and enjoyable. It’s a social time to spend with family and friends. Especially, the preparation of food is magical from selecting quality ingredients, cutting, chopping, mixing, cooking to presenting it on the table!…

Mastering Slow Eating Truly Calmly Deeply

How do you approach food with hunger, emotion, or your senses

By Rani Glick | February 7, 2022

It’s a simple question that perhaps you’ve never asked yourself but has likely affected your attitude and behaviour towards food and your health. If you have been a constant dieter or watch the trends around what not to eat, it’s a rollercoaster of information that the multi billion dollar diet and food industry have brainwashed…

Amazing Health Benefits for Eating Organ Meats! Recipe Included.

By Rani Glick | January 27, 2022

I’m always looking for ways to get my B vitamin intake. It gives me energy, better sleep, calms my mental health and supports elimination. I grew up eating organ meats at extended family dinners for holidays or Shabbat dinners. We ate beef liver, tongue, sweetbreads, cheeks, chopped liver (chicken livers) and tripe or Kishka as…

Four Tips to Survive Blue Monday Today

By Rani Glick | January 17, 2022

Blue Monday is not an official day but resonates with many people who struggle with mental health or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which is a real diagnosis. With less sunlight exposure our natural circadian rhythms shift causing restless sleep, mood fluctuations, and reduced energy. Less sunlight can seriously trigger severe depression and reduce personal incentives…

My Top Picks from 2021 Films, Books and Recipes

By Rani Glick | December 31, 2021

2021 is finally coming to an end! I love watching the year in review  programs and reading the articles each year. What were your highlights for 2021? In 2021, I spent time reflecting on change, shaking off old habits and discovering ways to create better ones. I paid closer attention to my physical health which…

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