The health benefits of flaxseed

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.

the health benefits of turmeric

The health benefits of turmeric

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?

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What is biotin and why should you care about it?

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?

Strategies to ward off winter illnesses

9 Strategies to Ward Off Winter Illnesses

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.

why you need more b12 as you get older

To B12 or not to B12.

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.

A hand holding the top 5 vitamins and minerals for a healthy immune system

5 best vitamins and minerals for your immune system

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.

Six tips to help you make safe & informed supplement choices

Six tips to help you make safe & informed supplement choices

If it sounds too good to be true, chances are it is.

Dietitian Health Tip Supplement safety alert

Dietitian Health Tip: Supplement safety alert

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).

Clinical Pharmacist services now available at Copeman Healthcare Vancouver

Jason or Larry are available Thursdays from 9:00-5:30pm. To schedule an appointment for a one-on-one session please notify the booking staff.


Healthy Eating For Your Bones

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!