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Feeding the Brain

“You can’t wink your eye without nutrients being involved, never mind think, remember, learn, or sleep.” So says brain expert Aileen Burford-Mason, author of The Healthy Brain: Optimize Brain Power at

Sport-Related Concussions

We’re slowly coming to recognize that concussions are more than just a knock to the head. We owe it to ourselves, the weekend warriors and parents of young athletes, to stay up to date with the latest

Testosterone 101

Testosterone plays important roles in the body—it’s not just for mucho macho. “T” also contributes to bone density, fat distribution, muscle mass and strength, facial and body hair, and the production

An Effortless Menopause

Every woman experiences menopause. Symptoms related to this life transition can pose challenges. Find out more about the menopausal transition and the other important body systems at play, such as the

Success for Children with IBD

Increasing numbers of children are being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis—and nutritional therapy is important in managing these diseases. A dietitian explains how extremely restri

Top 6 Kids’ Vitamins and Minerals

Most kids have their share of likes and dislikes when it comes to food. But as long as they’re getting the basic nutrients (with a little help from an easily digestible multi), they’re doing all right


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affects about 5 percent of school-age children in Canada. Although medication is widely prescribed, the good news is that research into other, non-medicinal, i

Matters of the Mind

From your joints to your gut flora, you’ve got your physical health covered. But have you thought about protecting your mind? Learn about four mental health concerns, your susceptibility to them, and