Rethinking Mental Illness: Are We Drugging Our Prophets And Healers?
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“How long shall they kill our prophets while we stand aside and look?” – Bob Marley I met Ken by my own force. Seeing a comment he’d left on a friend’s blog post, I felt I needed to know him. … Read More

Food truck with a difference: Converted bus brings fresh produce to low-income neighbourhoods
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If only there were a way to get fresh food directly to these dinner-tables-in-the-desert.… That was the conversation in 2012, says Ms. Asantewaa, 45, who co-ordinates FoodShare’s Mobile and Good Food Markets, when the dream was to convert a full-sized TTC bus into a mobile produce market, just like the “Fresh Moves” program in Chicago had done. While FoodShare was getting by using a cube van, staff craved something customized for the task; however, limited real estate and a limited budget soon squashed the full-sized bus plan, and discussion turned to a smaller Wheel-Trans bus.

    Nutrition: It’s NOT Just About Food, Part 2
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    (Continued from Part 1) Emotional Poise You sit down to a lovely dinner meal with your beloved. A warm atmosphere pervades. You and your loved one enjoy your first few bites. Then the bomb drops, the argument starts, the atmosphere shatters, … Read More

    Nutrition: It’s NOT Just About Food, Part 1
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    Nutrition is a perennial hot topic, no matter what your diet. And, it seems, almost everyone considers themselves to be experts on the subject. Just ask anyone if they think they eat well, or tell them that you are considering eating a diet made up solely of raw fruits and vegetables, and see what kind of response you get.