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  • I’m Gonna Pee! - Urinary Incontinence is More Common than You Might Think.

    Posted on Thu, 27 Jun 2019 by Michael J.E. Greff, MD 0 Comments

    Many women know the sensation as the frequent and sudden urge while others recognize when they experience a small “Oops” moment. If you’re always searching for the closet bathroom or head to the bathroom every chance you get you may be experiencing...

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  • Science Based Strategies for Endurance Athletes

    Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 by KGK Science 0 Comments

    Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, long distance cycling or exercising daily at a high level the impact of physical activity on your body’s immune system and its function can be significant.

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  • Evolution Forged an Alliance Between Plants, Microbes, and Us

    Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 by By the Science Editorial Staff at Amazentis 1 Comments

    Certain fruits, nuts, and berries are known to provide fairly large quantities of antioxidants and vitamins. The pomegranate is perhaps one of the first cultivated fruits in human history known to have many health promoting and anti-aging benefits.

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  • What You Need to Know about Cellular Health to Prevent Muscle Aging

    Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 by Davide D’Amico, Ph.D 1 Comments

    As we age muscle mass and function declines and this starts within our cells so let’s understand how aging affects cellular health and how to improve it.

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  • To Women on the Sidelines…

    Posted on Wed, 24 Oct 2018 by Angela Growse, PT FCAMPT 0 Comments

    The statistics suggest that 1 in 4 Canadian/US women are dealing with incontinence, but how many women have actually been asked by their primary health care team if they leak when they laugh or can’t hold in gas?

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  • Optimizing Your Omega-3 Levels

    Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 by Michael J. E. Greff, MD 0 Comments

    Omega-3 fatty acids play a range of biological roles having been linked to: inflammation and immune system modulation, cardiovascular health, and maintenance of lipid parameters. Omega-3 fatty acids improve heart disease risk factors by reducing your...

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  • Measuring Physical Activity in Healthy Adults

    Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 by Michael J. E. Greff, MD 0 Comments

    Over time our mitochondria, the power-plants of our cells, decrease their output. As their function changes our muscle function and physical performance subsequently declines, even more rapidly in overweight middle-aged people. To restore this energy...

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  • Taking Your Cholesterol Seriously – Proactive Medicine

    Posted on Thu, 07 Jun 2018 by KGK 0 Comments

    If you’re between the ages of 40-60, you’ve probably had your cholesterol levels checked by your Family Doctor over a dozen times. Has your doctor ever told you that your cholesterol levels are elevated, but not ‘too elevated’ for medication?

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  • Protein Options for Improved Digestion

    Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 by Dr. Negin Misaghi, ND 0 Comments

    A common situation faced by patients in my practice is the struggle to find a quick protein shake that meets all of our essential amino acid requirements, with clean quality ingredients that doesn’t contribute to their food sensitivities.

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  • Digestive Health - Let’s talk about Constipation!

    Posted on Wed, 09 May 2018 by Michael J. E. Greff, MD 1 Comments

    Constipation happens when we experience hard to pass or infrequent bowel movements, hard or lumpy stools, or when our bowel movements leave us with the feeling of being incomplete. Irregular or difficult bowel habits can be uncomfortable, disruptive....

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  • Science’s Power Plant? Engaging the Public on Consumption, Questions & the Role of Cannabis

    Posted on Fri, 09 Mar 2018 by Dr. Janaki Iyer (PhD) 1 Comments

    We need to build a foundation of information from adequately controlled studies on dosages, forms of products, the effects of cannabis use in the presence of other conditions (such as asthma or pregnancy) and effects of self-medication.

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  • Digestive Health - Finding Better Balance

    Posted on Fri, 09 Mar 2018 by Dr. Mal Evans PhD 0 Comments

    Slow digestion can be uncomfortable, leaving many of us feeling bloated, gassy and fatigued. Not only do irregular bowel habits disrupt our daily routine, but constipation is a symptom reported by approximately 38% of the Canadian population.

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