Does eating too many milk products increase prostate cancer?

The association between consuming dairy products and cancer risks has been the focus of much research in the past few years. This is partly due to the fact that several global regions do not eat any milk products yet do not have nutrient deficiencies (such as calcium) in spite of...

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3 Steps to Save Your Stomach This Holiday Season!

Mark Twain said, “Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” But, the secret of success is actually to eat what you like and not have the food duke it out. Portion control, of course, is...

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Join our Newsletter, New Sample Product Feature!

Join our Newsletter, New Sample Product Feature! Request a Product Sample & be entered for a chance to WIN! Featuring DIGEST BEST and PAIN X 'Tis the season of eat, drink and be merry! But when it's not, and we've overeaten and shopped until we've about dropped, know, help is...

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Vitamin Deficiencies in Seniors Reduce Strength and Ability to Walk

A study was conducted in mid-October to determine if vitamin D, vitamin B12 and folate (vitamin B9) had effects on muscle strength, walking/standing gait, and history of falling in 56 patients over 65 years old with type 2 diabetes. The study states that “old age and diabetes mellitus are risk...

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8 STEPS TO HEAL WHAT HURTS

Are most joint and muscle issues simply caused by Boomeritis – people in their 50s and 60s wanting their bodies to perform activities like 20-somethings – or are they linked to diet and lifestyle habits? To help you age pain-free, consider solving the underlying issues and root causes rather than only...

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Do Alfalfa Sprouts Lower Cholesterol?

Since having high cholesterol can be readily improved through changing your diet, and eating high cholesterol foods may raise your cholesterol level, a study published in August wanted to find out if: 1. Lowering the cholesterol content in poultry products (eggs, chicken meat) was easy to do by modifying their...

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4 Ways to Eat Orange this Fall!

Pumpkin isn’t the only orange food that celebrates the arrival of autumn and Thanksgiving. Get into the spirit with these healthy orange food ideas that you may never have tried: 1.Persimmons: Latin for “food of the gods,” persimmon is a flavourful, sweet orange-coloured fruit, available in many specialty grocers. Choose...

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Ancient Chinese Secret? Fermented Rice Lowers Cholesterol 

A German study released last month (July 2016) shows that interest in the health attributes of rice is growing, especially the type fermented with a fungus called Monascus purpureus. This rice has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries, but is gaining interest due to the LDL-cholesterol-lowering effects of...

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6 School Meal Strategies

Lack of time is a major reason why healthy eating flies out the door, especially when you’re eating breakfast and/or lunch on the run. If you must eat “fast food,” improve the quality: stock the fridge/school bag/bike panier/car with healthy to-go meals so you're less likely to be tempted by...

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