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MCT Oil 101

Medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil and coconut oil are fats that have risen in popularity alongside the keto diet and among athletes and bodybuilders. While coconut oil and MCT oil have overlapping characteristics, they each have unique benefits and uses.

The difference is in the medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) – these are fats that are primarily used by […]

Spotlight on Garlic: The Heart Health All-Star

If a garlic supplement isn’t already part of your heart health arsenal, hundreds of scientific studies suggest it should be. In fact, aged garlic extract, or AGE, is one of the most heavily researched herbal medicines today and is among the most commonly used supplements in people with heart disease. Numerous studies suggest aged garlic […]

The Health Benefits of Quercetin

Quercetin is a lipid-soluble, natural antioxidant. It is classed as a bioflavonoid, which is a type of plant pigment largely responsible for the bright colours of many fruits and vegetables. These bioflavonoids were once referred to as vitamin P because of their presence in paprika, and due to the fact that they have vitamin-like properties. […]

OH MY! Omega-3!

When it comes to nutritional supplements, perhaps no category has grown faster and become larger than that of omega-3 essential fatty acids. Backed by ever-increasing scientific support, omega-3’s have become the daily supplement of choice for Canadians wanting to support their cardiovascular and brain health. The primary source of omega-3 is fish oil, which is […]

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 […]

Take Control of High Cholesterol

Why is it important to balance & control cholesterol levels? The body needs cholesterol to function, but too much of it in the blood or too much of the wrong kind can increase the risk of heart disease.

Prescription drugs can kill, natural remedies rarely. It’s one of the important lessons I’ve learned practicing medicine. So […]

Take Omegas on Your Travels

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, […]

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 […]

Curcumin Can Save Your December

Inflammation is behind many of today’s most dangerous health conditions – learn how curcumin can help put out the fire.

Inflammation is the body’s natural defense against injuries and invading pathogens. The body uses a combination of heightened body temperature, free radicals, proteins and powerful macrophage cells to attack internal dangers and promote healing.  And now […]

They’re Called “Essential” Fatty Acids For a Reason

Eating multiple servings of cold-water fish a week or a diet high in leafy greens, nuts and plant oils is a great way to get omega-3. However, it can sometimes be challenging to maintain an omega-3 rich diet and that’s where the convenience of an omega-3 supplements can help you maintain good health.

 

If you’re a […]