Vitamin C

Vitamin C Can Reduce Stroke Risk

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Living

A small study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology indicated that risk of hemorrhagic stroke is lower among people wit...

Starting to Get Sick? Treat Your Body Like a Car

Dr. Meghan Walker | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Meghan Walker

We wouldn't ignore our car's gas light for days or weeks at a time. In the very least, we wouldn't be surprised if our ignorance of the warning light resulted in our car being side-lined because we had run out of fuel. So why do we treat our most precious asset, our health, with the disregard afforded to that old clunker, hand-me-down car.

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.

Three of My New Beauty Obsessions

Natasha Koifman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

When it comes to beauty products, it seems like we're inundated with new innovations and ingredients and -- frankly -- it can be difficult to keep up, and to know what's real and what's a lot of spin. I thought I'd share some of my own top picks that have made it into my medicine cabinet as trusted additions to my regimen!

Seedless Fruits and Vegetables Don't Do Us Any Favours

Josh Gitalis | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

Seeds contain the book of life. They have all of the genetic information necessary to create a new life. But what happened to all of the seeds? One word... convenience. We have bred our foods to make them more convenient by eliminating the most important part of the food.

Six Food and Nutrition Myths Debunked

Rose Reisman | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

With all the latest studies on nutrition it's difficult to know what's relevant and what's not. Let's look at some of the most recent myths that might be confusing your food choices. Here are five food and nutrition myths debunked.

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. ...

7 Secrets For Younger-Looking Skin: No Creams, Peels Or Injections Needed

The Huffington Post Canada | Dr. John Dempster | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Living

When most of us think of healthy looking skin, we often wonder where we can find the latest and greatest lotion, cream or cosmetic to get it. But the ...