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Probiotics – Not All are Created Equal

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Probiotics – Not All are Created Equal

Probiotics, defined as ‘live microorganisms, which when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host’, are finally becoming an option for gastroenterologists in Canada, after being available for many years in Japan, Europe and the United States of America. Unfortunately, Health Canada and the US Food and Drug Administration have not controlled the use of the term ‘probiotic’ or put into place United Nations and ...

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Medicinal Mushrooms: Moving to the Mainstream

Nutrition & Lifestyle

Medicinal Mushrooms: Moving to the Mainstream

Edible and medicinal mushrooms have been used in Asian cultures for thousands of years as a tonic for both prevention and acute treatment of...

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The potent new anti-inflammatory Omega-3: ETA (Eicosatetraenoic acid)

The potent new anti-inflammatory Omega-3: ETA (Eicosatetraenoic acid)

Researchers at the University of Moncton in New Brunswick have reported a new anti-inflammatory role for an omega-3 fatty acid rarely found ...

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Estrogens, the Estrobolome, and Inflammatory Disease

Health Conditions

Estrogens, the Estrobolome, and Inflammatory Disease

Estrogen is well-known for its role in re­productive biology, but researchers now believe it may also have effects on the immune system. Thi...

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The Secrets to Effective Natural Sun Protection: Part I

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The Secrets to Effective Natural Sun Protection: Part I

The Sun Conundrum  Natural Sun Protection is becoming a more popular topic and is something that we have discussed previously on our b...

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Any Way You Add it Up – An Adiponectin Boost Gets Your Body Bikini Ready

Nutrition & Lifestyle

Any Way You Add it Up – An Adiponectin Boost Gets Your Body Bikini Ready

By. Dr. Natasha Turner ND The benefit of adiponectin seems too good to be true: essentially, it burns fat. In some animal testing models, t...

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Time to Go “Oil” Out for Your Skin!

Natural Health Products

Time to Go “Oil” Out for Your Skin!

The use of raw oil in lieu of modern creams/lotions is becoming more popular, and seeing I am a big advocate for their use, a blog post on t...

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