Get Moving: Help for Healthy Bowel Function

It’s not something we generally discuss in polite company, but most of us know the incredible sense of lightness that comes from a healthy bowel movement. In fact, it’s something we strive for daily. But a variety of factors can impair your ability to start the day with a clean slate – or a clean […]

The Healing Power of Medicinal Mushrooms

The healing powers of mushrooms have been well known to humans for thousands of years in Tibet, China, India and other ancient cultures.

For instance, Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus), this tree mushroom has been known to enhance memory and cognitive ability and calm the nervous system. Lion’s Mane stimulates the synthesis of nerve growth factor (NGF), […]

Is Your Fish Oil Safe, Potent and Fresh?

Despite decades of research on the cardiovascular and cognitive benefits of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, most consumers have only recently become aware of the benefits of omega-3 supplementation.

As the consumption of fish and fish oil for its omega-3 intake has increased, consumers have also learned about potential safety concerns related to fish. Fish, […]

Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

Not all folks find dairy their ideal source of calcium, but getting enough calcium is important for so many reasons!

Calcium helps in the maintenance of teeth. Bet your teeth want to bite into that news! As for maintaining your ability to do some two-steppin’, calcium intake may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Of course, that’s […]

Fortifying our Immune Health

Our capacity to fight antigens is reduced when we endure protracted stress. That’s why an optimized immune system is one of the most important insurance policies we’ll ever rely upon. Maintaining a strong foundation when it comes to our immunity is important year-round, of course, but it’s particularly meaningful when life throws us a curve […]

Breathe Easy This Cold and Flu Season

Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathing deeply to fill our lungs with fresh, life-sustaining oxygen is something we mostly take for granted. Only when a respiratory condition interferes with our breathing do we fully appreciate the ability to do it freely and clearly. Fighting to breathe due to inflammation, coughing, excess mucous production or an auto-immune […]

What are the Health Benefits of CoQ10?

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is responsible for fueling our mitochondria, the energy powerhouses of our cells. CoQ10 also protects cells from oxidative damage and disease-causing bacteria or viruses. It’s present in every cell of our body, however the highest concentrations are found in organs with the greatest energy demands, such as the heart, kidneys, lungs, and […]

Finding the Omega-3 That’s Right for You

In recent times, the word “health” has become a main topic of conversation. Whether you’re looking to support your cardiovascular and eye health, or you’re just looking to maintain your health day to day, you have most likely heard of omega-3 fatty acids.

It’s true what they say, omega-3s may help benefit your health in several […]

Pharmacist’s Favourite Immune Boosters

My immune boosting strategies include healthy lifestyle habits and consciously considering what I’m eating and drinking, as well as the supplements I’m taking on a regular basis. I want to share my own easy to follow set of guidelines that may offer help to others during this pandemic.

Here are my recommendations:

1. I take vitamin D3 […]

Thankful for Good Digestion

Do you worry more about how comfortable your clothes are going to fit after you eat than how fashionable they are? Are you like Joey on Friends who has a specific pair of “eatin’ pants”? You are not alone, indigestion, also known as dyspepsia affects about 25% of the general population. Each person may describe […]