The Doctor of the Future Will Give No Medicine

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest their patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. ~Thomas Edison Here is a link for Canadians who would like to see a better health care system in our country. We have a great trauma care …

Darko Prce at Whole Life Expo

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Okay, so this photo has nothing to do with the Whole Life Expo, but it does illustrate the exuberant joy and health you need to have that kind of energy! Darko Prce (and no, that is not a typo, he has no vowel) of Biosis Healthcare Center, a nutritionist and instructor at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition, gave a very …

Giddy YoYo – Mark and Bridgitte at Whole Life Expo

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Here is beautiful Bridgitte of Giddy YoYo (you can see a glimpse of Mark, her co-conspirator, deep in conversation in the background in our left) and sprout fame. I first met Mark and Bridgitte at an event they organized in Barrie featuring Brian Clement, the raw food guru from Florida. At that time I found out that they delivered wheatgrass, …

The Institute of Holistic Nutrition at Whole Life Expo

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Here we see two Certified Nutritional Practitioners (on our left is Jennifer Papaconstantinou) providing information about the superlative program at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition to an attendee at Whole Life Expo.

Garden Gate Farms at Whole Life Expo

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Garden Gate Farms sells raw organic wheatgrass and broccoli sprout juices full of live enzymes. They are cold pasteurized (see their website for more information on this process) and ready to drink!

Chocosol at Whole Life Expo

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Here are some yummy examples of raw chocolate available from Chocosol. This is just one of the myriads of companies dispensing all things raw at the Whole Life Expo this year. I saw lots of kale chips and dehydrated snack goodies as well. The vendors (click here for more information about their socially responsible cacao) of this particular delight were …

Toronto Vegetarian Society at Whole Life Expo

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The Toronto Vegetarian Association has lots of resources that are available for anyone interested in improving their diet with plant-based foods. They provide support and information with a resource center, a website and a regular newsletter for members. They also publish a yearly Directory of restaurants, stores and other businesses that veg-friendly!

Organic Traditions at Whole Life Expo

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I just love the raw superfoods at Advantage Health Matters Inc. – goji berries, cacao nibs, sprouted ground chia, sprouted ground flax, camu camu berry (which is a super high, natural source of Vitamin C), maca, golden berries, green leaf stevia and so much more!

Whole Life Expo 2011 Starts Tomorrow!

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Tons of great vendors will be in attendance at this showcase of natural health, alternative medicine and green living. In addition, there is an extensive roster of speakers for those who would like in depth information on a variety of topics. The show runs Friday, November 25 to November 27, 2011 at The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (2 blocks west …

Downsizing – Letting Go of Your Stuff

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I am sure some of you will be able to identify with the daunting task of downsizing. I recently helped my parents move from their home of 40 years. This involved a trip across the country and time away from school (that is another story), work and my own family. As you can imagine, this was quite an extensive undertaking …