Author Archives: Tovah

About Tovah

Certified Substance Abuse and Addictions Professional, (CASAP) Although retired I still do voluntary work in my profession. For many years I've been a natural health enthusiast, using natural remedies and eating healthy natural organic food. I'd like to share some of my experiences about growing Organic Vegetables in small spaces, indoors and out.

What is the Deadly MERS Virus – is it like SARS?

By Tovah Kersner The deadly disease MERS CoV is an acronym for Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome -Coronavirus and is more deadly than it’s genetic relative SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) virus, which killed 800 people during the 2002-2003 outbreak in China. Although … Continue reading

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Chia Seeds a Super-food but Beware.

By Tovah Kersner Salvia hispanica, or commonly known as Chia seeds, have gained popularity over the last few years, because anyone who has eaten them, feels the benefits of this great super food. Gluten and grain free, it’s perfect for anyone … Continue reading

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A Garden on your Windowsill – Microgreens

A Garden on your Windowsill Microgreens are the freshest, best tasting and most nutritious organic food I’ve ever tasted. Easy to grow by the most inexperienced gardener and they can be grown on a sunny windowsill, your kitchen counter tops … Continue reading

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Antibiotics, Probiotics and Prebiotics

by Tovah Kersner In the last few weeks I’ve had the unfortunate experience of being in hospital. I know it sucks, but I had no choice, I was admitted into the emergency room, and I have to thank the hospital … Continue reading

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The Misdiagnosis of Breast Cancer

A short while ago I received a letter from my health care providers. I opened the letter saying, “Oh no! it’s time for another mammogram!” Would I please call to  make an appointment? Well I still haven’t made an appointment … Continue reading

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The Flu Epidemic and your Immune System

The Flu Epidemic and your Immune System. There have been many reports recently of deadly flu epidemics. Emergency rooms in many countries, are reporting flu casualties, serious enough to be fatal. This seems rather strange, that people who have also … Continue reading

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Aspartame: the Controversy!

Aspartame: the Controversy! Aspartame: the controversy! This artificial sweetener seems to be the most controversial of artificial sweeteners. It’s still being tested in chemical laboratories. Although aspartame was discovered and  introduced into the food and beverage world in 1965. If this sweetener is … Continue reading

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