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 […]

Reach for Serrapeptase Instead of NSAIDs

Everyone experiences pain. But whether from an injury or disease as we age, pain can be debilitating and limit our freedom.

Who should take Serrapeptase? 

If you have chronic inflammation or pain, Serrapeptase acts as an anti-inflammatory. It does not have the side effects associated with NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as salicylate and ibuprofen). If you […]

Break Free from Bone Concerns

Bones are typecast as rigid, calcium laden organs which collectively make up the skeletal system. The key word here is “organ”. In addition to their supporting role for the body, anchoring tendons and ligaments critical for mobility, bones also produce red and white blood cells, store calcium and other minerals for selective release when necessary, […]

Listen Ladies, You Need 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, […]

The Powerhouse Extract

Our inflammatory response – our body’s ability to fight foreign invaders and help repair tissues — is fundamentally important to our overall health. Yet when acute, short-term inflammation becomes chronic, protracted and starts attacking your body’s own tissues, it can be a significant problem. Studies suggest that chronic low-grade inflammation can play a role in […]

Don’t Forget to Eat your Reds

Just think about it for a moment. Think about all the brilliant colours of all the fruits and vegetables that grow on our amazing planet. Imagine this edible rainbow with all the colours of health. Did you know that every colour and shade in the plant kingdom yields its own unique nutritional spectrum? Each of […]

Q & A to Keep the Doctor Away

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 we age, the body’s production of collagen slows down, which can result in aging skin, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, […]

Herbal Support for Gentle Aging

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, but with so many experiences available to us many people seek to slow down the aging […]

Did You Take Your Omega-3 Today?

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 extensively researched in areas including depression, anxiety, anti-aging and degenerative diseases.  Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and […]

Manage Inflammation Naturally This Year

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 released into the cellular matrix. Substances such as histamine can increase inflammation and in turn […]