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Hunger and Health: Food Insecurity in Canada According to a recent report, food insecurity is on the rise. Sasha McNicoll of Food Secure Canada points out how the lack of access to healthy food takes a serious toll on health, along with opportunities to combat this issue.

European Demise of GMOs The majority of European Union member states have decided to opt out of genetically modified food cultivation. Here, the latest European GM trends are reported by Drs. Eva Sirinathsinghji and Mae-Wan Ho.

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Mega Benefits with Omega-3s Not all fats are created equal. In this issue, Colin Medhurst of Feedlife shares delicious, healthy recipes that contain—you guessed it— beneficial fats that are essential to optimal health.

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Executive Director: Lorna Hancock Managing Editor: Michelle Hancock

If inflammation in the body becomes chronic, you can develop a host of diseases. But not with the help of these anti-inflammatory recipes by Sondi Bruner, holistic nutritionist and co-author of The Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Action Plans.

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Chelation Therapy—Heart Health and More Chelation can be a useful therapy in decreasing cancer risk, reducing atherosclerosis, removing toxic metals and minimizing diabetic damage. This broad list of benefits often makes people skeptical, but not after naturopathic doctor Andrew Eberding shares how chelation works.

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Also in this issue GMO Science or Public Relations?..................................... 8 For the Love of Farming—Danish Style...................12 HANS Member News.................................................................... 14 The Big Fat Lie......................................................................................... 18 Cholesterol and the Water Connection................. 26 Taking Measure of Heart Disease.................................... 27 Drug-free Prevention of Hypertension.................... 30 Pioneer Profile: Jim Strauss, Healing from the Heart................................................................ 31 A Good Cup of Tea........................................................................... 36 Cognitive Technique to Anxiety and Problem Eating............................................................................ 38 Releasing Guilt......................................................................................... 39 At the Very Heart of the Matter...................................... 40

Published quarterly by: Health Action Network Society Director of Operations: Michael Volker

The AntiInflammatory Diet

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Health Action Winter 2015

German New Medicine: The Shock and Cancer Link.................................................... 46 Glycemic Levels and Cancer Recurrence............... 47 Osteoporosis from the Chiropractic Perspective................................................................................................... 50 So You Smoke........................................................................................... 52 Integrative Fertility Symposium 2016.......................... 54 Blaming TCM Herbs......................................................................... 56

Assistant Editor/Proofreader: Julie Cheng Layout & Design: Annette Spreeuw Contributors: Karen Bowers, Sondi Bruner, Shawn Buckley, Melissa Carr, Sabrina Chen-See, Alexis Costello, Kim Louise Easterbrook, Andrew Eberding, Francesca Fabbri, Denise Galbraith, Ron Gale, Mae-Wan Ho, Bryn Hyndman, Nelie Johnson, Trish Lim O’Donnell, Deanna LoTerzo, Adam McLeod, Sacha McNicoll, Colin Medhurst, Cathy Sevcik, Lucy Sharratt, Olga Sheean, Eva Sirinathsinghji, Shelley Ugyan, Michael Volker, David Wang, William Ware, Naomi Wolfman Submissions: editorial@hans.org Letters to the editor and requests for article references may be sent to editorial@hans.org. HANS reserves the right to edit letters for space and clarity. Health Action Network Society 214-5589 Byrne Rd. Burnaby, B.C. V5J 3J1 T: (604) 435-0512 F: 604-435-1561 www.hans.org | hans@hans.org publication mail agreement #40050050 Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to: 330-123 Main St., Toronto, ON M5W 1A1 circdept@publisher.com

Three Questions to Ask Before Buying Vitamins....................................................................................... 60

Health Action magazine is a free publication to its membership. The opinions expressed within are those of the writer and not necessarily those of HANS. Those with health concerns should contact their health-care provider.

Pharmacogenetics—A Cornerstone of Personalized, Precision Medicine...................................... 62

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia

Evaluation of the Natural Health Products Program................................................................................ 58

Embracing Change............................................................................... 42

Do Statins Promote Development of Type 2 Diabetes?........................................................................... 64

Clearing Unconscious Clutter..............................................44

A Family History of Heart Disease................................ 66 Health Action | www.hans.org

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Health action winter 2015-16 issue  

--Hunger and Health: Food Security in Canada --GMO Science or Public Relations? --European Demise of GMOs --For the Love of Farming--Danish...

Health action winter 2015-16 issue  

--Hunger and Health: Food Security in Canada --GMO Science or Public Relations? --European Demise of GMOs --For the Love of Farming--Danish...

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