Dr. Kim Foster

Passport to Health: Greece

The people of Greece have figured a lot of things out when it comes to knowing how to live a happy, healthy life. It makes sense–Greece is the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine. Have you ever been… Read More

How To Face The Fear Of Cancer

I have written about cancer in the past (how to prevent it, what foods help fight it, new research into prevention…), and I’ve certainly touched on the fear of cancer in previous posts (and TV appearances!). But today, on… Read More

Can Stress Shorten Your Life?

I have long maintained that stress is a major, under-recognized trigger for illness and unwell. I have little doubt that stress contributed to my own health crisis. And now, an important study has come out validating that connection. The… Read More

Passport to Health: Part Deux

In my first post on this topic, Passport to Slim: Weight Loss Secrets from Around the World, I talked about how (and why) other countries kick our butts all over the place in terms of staying trim &… Read More

My Recent TV Interview Re Safe Sun Habits

Yesterday I was on Breakfast Television Vancouver again, this time chating with the lovely Jody Vance about keeping your skin healthy in the sun (in spite of the pouring rain in Vancouver yesterday!). You can see the clip here… Read More

The Sun & Your Health

In my last post I talked about a few ideas to help you trim down for summer—and, more particularly—for swimsuit season. So, once you finally feel ready to brave the great outdoors in nothing but a few bits and… Read More

Should You Be Taking Vitamin D?

Are you getting enough vitamin D? Probably not. Would you feel any symptoms if you had low levels? Nope. Does it matter? Big. Fat. Yes. I have covered this topic before. But it’s so near and dear to… Read More

My Recent TV Appearance About Cancer Prevention

Yesterday was Daffodil Day–which means it was the big day for cancer awareness in Canada, as designated by the Canadian Cancer Society. I was honoured to be invited, for the occasion, to appear on Breakfast Television Vancouver to talk about cancer. Specifically,… Read More

7 Cancer Fighting Foods

April is Cancer Awareness Month. (Watch for me on Breakfast Television in Vancouver on Friday morning, we’re talking about cancer prevention!) Here, I’ve rounded up a few delicious things that can help you prevent cancer. Feast on these: Garlic Garlic is bursting with… Read More

You Say Tomato…

People bat around the word superfood pretty blithely these days, which is easy, because there’s no real definition. Scientists tend to use the term “functional food” (meaning: food which provides a clinically proven and documented health benefit) but it’s… Read More