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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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Grape Extract: Not just Another Antioxidant

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Protein: The Importance of Fuelling our Muscles After Exercise

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Health Promoting Properties of Butyric Acid

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