British Columbia’s recent wildfires not only devastated vast swaths of the province. They also wreaked havoc on the health of the province’s people, especially those with pre-existing breathing issues such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - also known as COPD.
This summer's wildfires put an unusual amount of smoke in your lungs if you're near the west coast. Here's what that did... and what to do about it.
Want to know how to quit smoking naturally, without weight gain? The best way to give up cigarettes takes more than a few tips - but we'll explain what we do to help, precisely what we offer, and how you can get a free consultation to help you stop smoking.
Why is it so hard to quit smoking? Learn about the mental, emotional, physical, and economic consequences of smoking, and what happens when you make the decision to end cigarette smoking for good.
Smoking Cessation - Quit Smoking Retreat According to the 2007 edition of Life and Breath, a report that utilizes the most recent available data for the surveillance of chronic respiratory diseases in Canada, over 3 million Canadians cope with one of five serious respiratory diseases: Asthma Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Lung cancer Tuberculosis (TB) [...]
Why Do We Eat Supper Like a Pauper at Fresh Start? Science behind Our Meal Plan The Fresh Start meal plan at the retreat can be briefly summed up by an old European saying: “Eat breakfast yourself, share your lunch with a friend, and give your supper to an enemy.” Why is the breakfast such [...]
What is Body Detox and Why Detox?Many prejudices and misconceptions surround the concept of body detox. It is often associated with obsessed health freaks and hypochondriacs. Some object that normal healthy people do not need to detox. This is 100% true…in theory.Unfortunately Most of Us Are Not "Healthy People"We have become so accustomed to minor aches [...]
Imagine a weight loss retreat that doesn't make unrealistic promises, but puts you on the path to sustainable weight loss naturally, without starving yourself.
Depression Retreat Statistics In a report in October of 2006, CBC News presented these facts about depression: Presently almost 10% of Canadians suffer from some form of depression. According to the World Health Organization, by 2020 depression will become the second leading cause of disability in the world, exceeded only by heart disease. According [...]
Heart and Circulatory System Problems Heart disease is not caused by unhealthy eating alone, or by lack of movement alone, but is a result of all our unhealthful habits. It is a well known fact that the presence of high quantities of saturated fats in the diet is directly related to heart disease. Many heart [...]