Supplements

How Much Vitamin D do We Really Need?

Dr Dina Kulik | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Living
Dr Dina Kulik

The Canadian Pediatric Society and American Academy of Pediatrics say babies and children should get at least 400 international units (IU) or vitamin D per day. The vast majority of babies and children do not get close to this.

Why the Fitness World Needs Tracy Anderson

Lee Boyce | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Living
Lee Boyce

The truth is, if it wasn't for people like Tracy, there would be no one left in the fitness industry to break boundaries of fitness training. The studies I've done in class, the practical learning I've done with hundreds of clients, and the training I've done as a competitive athlete has proven futile now that we've been exposed to the painful reality of what fitness training should be all about.

Are Natural Supplements Really Good For You?

Melissa Ramos | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Living
Melissa Ramos

And before you go thinking I'm anti-Western med, know that I believe there are some pretty incredible Western medical doctors around doing great things. I simply believe that what we need to do is analyze the entire spectrum of an individual's case rather than group a subset of individuals with similar symptoms (cancer for example) containing multiple root causes.

Do Vitamins Really Make You a Healthier Person?

Dr. John Dempster | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. John Dempster

How many times have you heard that supplements are merely just expensive urine? Have you also heard that supplements are not needed as we get everything we need from our diet today? Even worse, recent mainstream media articles have also suggested that vitamin supplements are even harmful. It's time to shed some light on these myths.

The Foods That Help You Break Down Vitamins

Amanda Riva | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

Keeping track of what you should and shouldn't be eating is hard enough! When we start throwing supplements into the mix, it gets even more confusing! We've developed this easy to follow chart to help you better understand what foods help breakdown those vitamins and make it easier for your bodies to absorb them.

Four Ways Vitamin C Helps Your Body

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Believe it or not, vitamin C has benefits that extend far beyond simply boosting your immune system. In fact, it should take a permanent place in your supplement arsenal and can help you prep for bringing out your sexy side in time for Spring. Here are four great reasons to take it daily that will help you handle stress, shed stomach fat, and spike your stamina.

Making Yourself More Fertile -- the Natural Way

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

It's no secret that women today are waiting longer to have children. This naturally decreases the opportunity for spontaneous pregnancy, especially for women in their mid- to late-thirties, leaving many couples seeking treatment for infertility. Fortunately, there are viable, safe, and effective natural options to support and boost your fertility.

Seven Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Vitamins

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Perhaps you have purchased a daily vitamin to obtain the nutrients you need for optimal health, or maybe you have a cupboard full of supplements to improve a condition or to increase energy. But how do you know if you're getting the most bang for your buck from your supplements?

"Cocktail" Of Everyday Supplements Could Help Aging Brain Function

CBC | Posted 03.02.2012 | Canada Living

It might be possible to cure aging, say scientists who've found that lab mice get smarter and more agile as they age when fed a mix of nu...

Older Women Should Avoid Vitamins, Study Finds

CBC | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada Living

Taking some vitamin supplements later in life can't be recommended for older women because they may do more harm than good, according to a new study. ...