Omega 3’s – Our Modern Diet’s Missing Fat

Over the course of the past few decades, nutrition science has pointed fingers towards several causes for poor health related to dietary choices. Some of the identified foods have included refined sugar, refined grain products (particularly white flours), highly processed foods, and genetically modified foods, to name just a few. The issue with this focus … More Omega 3’s – Our Modern Diet’s Missing Fat

Gut Health for Whole Body Immunity

When we think of different organ systems in the body in the context of western medicine, we often isolate these systems, considering them separate from each other. For example, the immune system is one network of organs; the digestive tract another. However, as we’ve observed from traditional medicine systems such as traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) … More Gut Health for Whole Body Immunity

Mycological Medicine – Medicinal Mushrooms for Whole Body Health

Though often lumped in to the category of plants, mushrooms actually belong to an entirely different kingdom of life – Kingdom Fungi. Mushrooms and fungi are a category all to themselves, and are sometimes considered to be more similar to an animal than they are to a plant. Their complex networks of mycelium are just … More Mycological Medicine – Medicinal Mushrooms for Whole Body Health

Spring Foraging in the Pacific Northwest – Vancouver Island Wild Foods

When I first started foraging, one of the biggest challenges for me was finding geographically relevant information. Though countless foraging and wild food identification books exist, I could find very little information on when certain foods were in season in my area, and where to find certain types of terrain locally. I hope by sharing … More Spring Foraging in the Pacific Northwest – Vancouver Island Wild Foods

Lion’s Mane Mushroom for Brain Health and Longevity

As humans, our brains are one of our biggest assets. Their size and complexity enables the depth of intelligence and emotion that sets us apart from other animals. For this reason, it is vital that we support and protect this organ to optimize its performance and help protect it from the host of potential conditions … More Lion’s Mane Mushroom for Brain Health and Longevity