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The Latest in Cancer Research
Date: Feb 18, 2016 · Posted in: Lifestyle, Nutrition, Research Alerts
The Latest in Cancer Research
Recently I heard the term “personalized treatment” in the context of cancer treatment. This term was used by the Cancer Center of America. I find this intriguing because it would cost tens of millions of dollars in order to create personalized read more...
Dr. Karol M.D Dr. Karol M.D
Research alert: Olive oil for your mind!
Date: May 12, 2015 · Posted in: Mental Health, Healthy Fats, Research Alerts, Nutrition, Raw Food, Superfoods, Vegan
Research alert: Olive oil for your mind!
My favourite oil is, by far, olive oil. Olive oil is a major component of the Mediterranean diet, which is regarded by many as one of the healthiest diets in the world. In addition to olive oil, the Mediterranean diet is also rich in fruits, vegetables read more...
Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc. Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Research alert: Healthy teeth & gums for a healthy heart
Date: May 04, 2015 · Posted in: Research Alerts
Research alert: Healthy teeth & gums for a healthy
When it comes to health, we tend to think of the things that we put into our body: eating veggies and fruits, avoiding sugars and saturated fat; and taking our vitamins, minerals and supplements. But one other factor that is so crucial to our health is read more...
Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc. Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Research Alert: Eczema and Food Allergy – there’s a link?
Date: Dec 02, 2014 · Posted in: Immunity, Children's Health, Research Alerts
Research Alert: Eczema and Food Allergy – there
It’s almost officially winter, but nonetheless, we have already experienced our fair share of winter weather. With cooler and dryer air, I can already see a difference in my skin. In fact, if you’re a parent, you may have also noticed that your children read more...
Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc. Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Research Alert: Vitamin C for your heart's health
Date: Nov 24, 2014 · Posted in: Cardiovascular Health, Research Alerts, Immunity
Research Alert: Vitamin C for your heart's health
  Vitamin C is a well-studied and well-known antioxidant vitamin. When I think of vitamin C, I think of immune health. This is because time and time again, research headlines have indicated that vitamin C helps boost the immune system and helps to read more...
Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc. Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Research Alert: More reasons to take your probiotics!
Date: Nov 12, 2014 · Posted in: Weight Management, Immunity, Nutrition, Research Alerts
Research Alert: More reasons to take your probioti
If you are wondering what the benefits of taking your probiotics are, we’ve observed a few more reasons in our research. Let’s start with what probiotics are.Probiotics are known as the “good bacteria” for your gut/gastrointestinal tract that work to give read more...
Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc. Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Research Alert: Curcumin to spice up your memory
Date: Oct 28, 2014 · Posted in: Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Research Alerts, Pain Relief, Immunity
Research Alert: Curcumin to spice up your memory
What is Curcumin? Have you heard of turmeric? It's a well known and widely used Asian spice, and curcumin is a major component of turmeric. Curcumin is distinct with its bright yellow colour, and in fact; it is used in the food industry as natural food read more...
Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc. Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Research Alert: Probiotics & the Immune System
Date: Oct 08, 2014 · Posted in: Immunity, Research Alerts, Digestive Health
Research Alert: Probiotics & the Immune System
So what is the entire health buzz surrounding probiotics? Over the years, probiotics have been shown to confer health benefits, as they provide individuals with live microorganisms that the body requires. In certain instances, the normal levels of read more...
Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc. Monica Banach, M.Sc., B.Sc.