Living with pain can be debilitating for many, and for those who suffer everyday, sometimes over the counter medications (specifically NSAIDS – like advil) are the only things keeping them going. Unfortunately, new research is suggesting that these over the counter medications may not always be our best option long-term. A well known caution of […]
When you choose to introduce your children to certain foods can be critical to preventing the development of allergies !
Fibre has always been known as that tasteless gunk, that keeps us regular. We drink it because our doctor says we should, but what if it could do so much more? So lets break it down. There are two types of fibre, soluble and insoluble. Soluble is responsible for bulking up your stool, slowing the […]
Are you a smoker? Thinking about quitting? Well, there’s no better time to quit than today, and it is NEVER too late to start! DID YOU KNOW? 20 minutes after quitting, a person’s heart rate & blood pressure drop back to normal levels 12 hours after quitting, the level of carbon monoxide in the blood drops […]
Antibiotics definitely have their place in treating many stubborn bacterial infections, however prescribing them when they are not necessary (eg. in a viral infection), or overprescribing them can have detrimental effects which include creating stronger more resistant bugs as well as killing good bacteria in the gut which is essential to a healthy immune system. Related […]
Of course cockroaches get a bad rap (I don’t like them much either, YUCK), but apparently we may need them more than we think!