More Than 13 Ways Lemons Benefit Your Health and Home

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Joseph Mercola Lemons are packed with vitamins, antioxidants and flavonoids that have a variety of medicinal beneKts, including antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. The nutritional value of lemons is associated with several robust health benefits. Lemons are rich in vitamin C, which helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The flavonoids found in lemons also reduce […]

Benefits and Risks of Dietary Supplements Licensed by Health Canada

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Paul Filiatrault This essay will address some key questions about dietary supplements, also known as natural health products (NHPs). Facts about NHP benefits and risks, from Canada and USA publications, will be examined. A performance audit of Health Canada’s oversight of the NHP Regulations will be presented. My perspective is based on education, personal experiences, […]

Dietary Supplements and Wellness: A Pragmatist’s Primer

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Michael Passwater/Orthomolecular Medicine News Service There are over 50,000 dietary supplement products marketed in the United States, and approximately 75% of Americans take at least one dietary supplement regularly. Supplement consumers are more likely to lead a healthy lifestyle: to exercise, eat a balanced diet, visit their doctor regularly, and regularly get a good night’s […]

Found: A Protective Probiotic for ALS

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Salle de presse Scientists at the CRCHUM find that a bacterium called Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus HA-114 prevents neurodegeneration in the C. elegans worm used to study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. … That’s the finding of a new study at Canada’s CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) led by Université de Montréal neuroscience professor Alex Parker and published in the […]

Vitamin Primer

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Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig The study of vitamins has not waned since the early days of research, and the subject of food science has proved to be far more complex than scientists at first imagined. The early discoveries led some researchers to conclude that all vitamins necessary to life could be supplied in […]