Flaxseeds may be small, but they are powerful! This super-food is a whole grain known for its anti-inflammatory properties and other health benefits. Flax is found in many forms, and often sold in the grocery store as whole flax seed, ground flax meal, or flax oil.
Turmeric, the bright, vibrant, yellow spice added to everything from curries to smoothies to oatmeal and even lattes (i.e. “golden milk”), has gained quite a reputation for being a nutritional superstar for its touted anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. But where exactly is the science with this, and how much turmeric does one need to ingest to boast any health benefit?
If you’ve ever struggled with your hair, skin or nails, you may have considered using a biotin supplement. But what exactly is it, and is it actually healthy?
Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Here are 9 tips that are proven to reduce the risk of falling ill during the winter months.
It’s estimated that 15% of people over the age of 65 are deficient in vitamin B12.
If you’re one of them, you’re missing out on an often underappreciated vitamin that’s responsible for some crucial functions.
What and how you eat affects your immune system; inadequate intake of selected micronutrients can lead to immune deficiency. Dietitians Linda Cuda and Michelle Ross explain the top 5 nutrients needed for a healthy immune system.
If it sounds too good to be true, chances are it is.
Dietitian Health Tip: Supplement safety alert! Be careful of Natural Health Products such as vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal medicines, homeopathic medicines and traditional medicines (e.g. traditional Chinese medicine).
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Did you know that 25% of women and 13% of men over 50 have osteoporosis? Calcium and vitamin D are bone strengthening nutrients: make sure you are getting enough!