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Gifford-Jones, MD answers your questions on how to age gracefully and mindfully to ensure you live the best golden years possible! Q: How do you know vitamin C and lysine work to protect against heart attack and stroke? A: As ...Read More
Whether you are looking forward to the end of your monthly cycles or are less enthusiastic about it, most women know that menopause marks the end of fertility. This major life transition typically happens somewhere in the early 50s and ...Read More
It’s time to make a commitment to green cleaning and here’s why— to prevent harmful chemicals from contaminating your home and family, and from going down the drain. Spend less on cleaning products, simplify your choices and have less of ...Read More
Herbal medicine can help our bodies and minds as we move through life, and may encourage us to age more gracefully. The aging process is, of course, natural and inevitable.  It is an accumulation of lessons learned and life lived, ...Read More
Very few nutrients have been studied as thoroughly as omega-3 fatty acids.  Essential fatty acids (EFAs) including omega-3 are needed for many reactions in the body, and are crucial for brain, bone, joint, and cardiovascular health.  EFA’s have also been ...Read More
Seniors are one of the main groups at risk for a B12 deficiency with an estimated 10-15% of seniors having a deficiency.3 As we age, our hydrochloric acid production weakens, leading to impaired digestion and less B12 being absorbed from ...Read More
Feeling overwhelmed trying to choose the best foods and ingredients to nourish yourself and your family? You’re not alone. Health food fads pop up in the news and social media feeds constantly, and what’s “best” for us today, may not ...Read More
The health benefits for the daily use of this Peruvian superfood can be significant for perimenopausal women.  Along its vast 7,000 km length, the Andes Mountain range of South America hides many ancient secrets. One such secret – the lost ...Read More
Constipation. It’s not a fun or exciting topic to discuss, but a necessary conversation to have when it comes to your overall health. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians, and is commonly ...Read More
Our overall wellness is a direct expression of the health of our cells. When our cells are damaged or begin to age, their membranes start to break down. As this happens, compounds that are contained within the cell walls are ...Read More
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