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Do you have healthy eating habits?

by Sonia Chartier, on 5 January 2015, Digestion, Healthy Eating
eating habits

Do you know what you should be eating?

If not – if like many other people you are totally confused by the plethora of information that bombards those trying to improve their eating habits – maybe you should take a different angle.

How about looking less at what you eat and more at how you eat it? Now I’m not suggesting anything wacky here. What I’m talking about are the basics of good eating habits.

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Get Added Protection Against H3N2 with A.Vogel’s Clinically Proven Echinaforce®

by Krista Halton, on 23 December 2014, Cold and Flu
Influenza virus H3N2

A recent report by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reveals that the 2014-2015 flu vaccine may not be effective enough to protect you from this year’s predominant influenza strain, H3N2.

According to Dr. Joe Bressi,with the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), only 50% of the viruses in circulation in North America match those found in the vaccine.

“Considering the PHAC’s recent report and the changing strains of viruses currently attacking the population, now more than ever, it is important that Canadians consider complementary measures that can help in the prevention, and if necessary the treatment of colds and flu,” said Sherry Torkos, pharmacist and author of the Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine.

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5 tips to help your hangover

by Sonia Chartier, on 1 December 2014, Healthy Eating
hangover

As much of a disappointment to drinkers as this may be, a hair of the dog only delays the inevitable.

One of the reasons you’ll feel ill after drinking is because your liver is still processing the toxins left over from alcohol metabolism. While drinking more might seem to lessen the symptoms initially, you’ll be making yourself feel much worse later on.

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Everyday household chores are good for the prostate!

by Sonia Chartier, on 11 November 2014, Men's Health
prostate-health

Studies prove it: Engaging in sports may reduce the risk of being affected by health problems such as the need to urinate frequently during the day and night.

Simple everyday chores, such as housework or gardening, can also be effective. This was discovered by the Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University in Nashville. According to the study, the more active men are, the less they face major prostate problems.

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15 tips for a healthy prostate

by Sonia Chartier, on 11 November 2014, Men's Health
healthy prostate

Andropause? What’s that?
Andropause is the male version of menopause, except that, for men, the changes in their hormone balance happen more gradually and symptoms vary greatly from one person to the next.

Hormonal fluctuations, especially drops in testosterone levels, trigger prostate enlargement, a process that accelerates with age. Fortunately, there are several ways to preserve prostate health.

Discover our 15 tips for a healthy prostate.

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