Most calcium supplements on the market are derived from mined limestone. As we don’t often sit down for a hearty meal of rocks, supplementing with a more “food-like” source makes sense. The algae Lithothamnion calcareum is such a source – a living, edible plant rich in calcium and other nutrients. Branded as Aquamin™, it is […]
Did you know bone is a living tissue? It is being remodelled all the time, with old bone being reabsorbed and new bone being formed. This happens throughout your lifetime. Interestingly enough, it’s believed that bone mineral density is at its highest between 25 and 35 years of age, which is why bone health is […]
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, […]
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, […]
Everyone experiences pain. But whether from an injury or disease as we age, pain can be debilitating and limit our freedom. The worst is when pain hits during vacation!
Enerex Serrapeptase was the first of its kind, introduced into the Canadian market back in 2004. It’s been proven to be safe and effective as it acts […]
Collagen is HOT these days! With people singing its praises for promoting plump, youthful skin and strong joints, this protein powerhouse is really helping people feel and look their best. However, even with its soaring popularity, collagen is a relatively new player in the supplement field. Here are answers to the top eight questions about […]
A promising combination of high-dose B vitamins and a super food for performance during stressful times offers support.
Stress. It’s something that all of us experience, regardless of job, geographic location or family situation. Stress is the body’s response to environmental stimuli (stressors). It’s natural and healthy to a degree; stress can motivate us and move […]
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 […]
As our bodies age, it’s not uncommon to feel stiffness in our joints, along with a few extra aches and pains. However, those aches and pains can also be an early sign of arthritis. Over 100 different types of diseases are characterized as some form of arthritis by inflammation in the joints and other areas […]
The majority of Canadians over 55 years of age experience some degree of the painful joint disease osteoarthritis. For many, osteoarthritis means constant pain, impaired mobility and seriously reduced quality of life. Are there solutions for this suffering? Yes! Effective combinations of natural ingredients have received increased attention in recent years. Glucosamine Sulfate and Glucosamine HCL are […]