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Column: Healthy Routes

An article in the Science and Technology section of the September 20th edition of The Economist illustrates again how important our digestive health is to our overall health. We have discussed various aspects of this through a series of articles on the theme “Health through Digestion” … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Healthy Routes – Cleaning up after the holidays

by Gladys Kublik, coowner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

It is a good feeling to take down the tree and clean up the house after Christmas. The festivities are over, the guests are all gone, a new year has begun and it’s time to get on with life. As much as I love the decorations and ornaments when we put them up, by this time I’m feeling the house is crowded and cluttered. When the last of the lights are packed in the box, the tree is out of the living room, the spruce needles vacuumed up and everything is back in its place, the house seems more efficient and it is easier to focus and function… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Healthy Routes – There’s More to Us than What You See

By Gladys Kubinec, owner of Neighbors Vitamin Shop

The January issue of National Geographic had an interesting article about the invisible world which surrounds us and invades us, the Small, Small World of microbes. Microbes include bacteria and viruses which are present in the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the earth we walk… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Healthy Routes: When does heart disease begin?

We are familiar with the vocabulary of heart disease –the words heart attack, angina, triple or quadruple bypass surgery, angioplasty, and stents are heard more and more frequently when discussing the health of family, friends, neighbours or co-workers. We are all advised… […]

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Column – Healthy Routes: Enjoy the Christmas Feast!

By Gladys Kublik, owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

December and the Christmas Season seems to revolve around food. Everywhere we go there is a burgeoning table of goodies from appetisers to desserts, the selection is overwhelming. With this great variety of high quality food it is strange that so many people are sick at this time of year. You would think that this abundance of nutrition would boost our immune system for the next three months… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Healthy Routes: Back in the News – Obesity Crisis

By Gladys Kublik

Owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

Our growing population is big news – not in a good way. Our waistlines are growing steadily, not only ours but our children’s and grandchildren’s also. It is NOT good news. It is frightening news! Obesity brings an onslaught of health problems currently lumped together under the term metabolic syndrome – a group of risk factors that occur together and … […]

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Local News

Around the Town

Neighbor’s Vitamin Shop held their draw for a Healthy Fun Gift Basket July 4, a draw that began during the St. Jean Baptiste Festival weekend. Five-year-old Noah Ferguson held the draw box … […]

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Local News

New store offers healthy outlook on life

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A new vitamin and health food store opened in downtown Morinville last week. Neighbors Vitamin Shop opened May 25 in the former Morinville Mirror office on 100 Avenue.

Owners Gladys and Marvin Kublik have spent the last 27 years of their married life farming beef cattle in Barrhead, but have decided to do something a little different in their retirement from farming. […]