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What you need to know about fish oil

What you need to know about fish oil

Fish oil supplements Fish oil supplements have been around for decades because of the overall health benefits found in fish. This is one of the reasons that Health Canada recommends two servings of fish a week. Aside from being a healthy protein, they are a great...
Vitamin C: an essential vitamin

Vitamin C: an essential vitamin

What is Vitamin C? Vitamins are essential nutrients needed by our bodies to function optimally. Most vitamins cannot be made by our bodies and so we need to include them in our diet. Vitamins are generally grouped by whether they are water soluble or fat soluble....
The benefits of whey protein to health and weight loss

The benefits of whey protein to health and weight loss

What is whey protein? Whey protein is a general term given to the protein found in whey, a byproduct of cheesemaking. Whey is the watery part of milk that separates from curds when making cheese. It is usually sold in the form of dry powders as protein supplements....
Everything you need to know about Bee Propolis

Everything you need to know about Bee Propolis

What is it? Bee propolis, often referred to as “bee glue”, is a resinous substance made by bees when they accumulate products from different plants. The word “propolis” is derived from the Greek word for defense (pro) and city (polis) (1). Bees produce this by mixing...
The benefits of Coenzyme Q10

The benefits of Coenzyme Q10

What is Coenzyme Q10? Coenzyme Q or ubiquinone is a lipid-soluble antioxidant produced by animals (1). The chemical version present in humans is coenzyme Q10, named based on its structure. What are the features of coenzyme Q10? Coenzyme Q10 is a central component in...
Meno Joy for Menopause

Meno Joy for Menopause

Women have been experiencing painful symptoms due to their menstrual cycle for centuries. Some would say the most extreme changes take place while women go through menopause. Menopause occurs when women stop producing estrogen. This drop can be physiologically seen...
Ginseng – natural and effective

Ginseng – natural and effective

What is Ginseng? Ginseng is traditionally used as a medicinal herb in Korea, Japan and China (1, 2). For thousands of years, it has been used as a remedy for spiritlessness and fatigue (3). The most common species is Panax ginseng (Korean ginseng). The word “Panax”...