Vitamin D – A Bone’s Best Friend?

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is an important vitamin that often gets overlooked.  It is a fat-soluble vitamin meaning it is better absorbed when you eat it with fat and can be stored in the body’s fatty tissue.  It helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to build…Read Full Post

Folic Acid: Why is Folic Acid Important during Pregnancy?

When it comes to pregnancy there is a long list of do’s and don’ts. Unfortunately, it can be hard to differentiate between what is true and what is a myth. This brings us to the topic of folic acid – is it beneficial during pregnancy? What is folic acid? Folic acid is a synthetic form…Read Full Post

Cranberries & Urinary Tract Infections – What’s the Verdict?

Anyone who has experienced a urinary tract infection is familiar with the discomforts that come along with it. The urgency, burning and rush of the experience are enough to make the trip to the doctor’s office a long one for anyone. For that matter, a remedy that could prevent a urinary tract infection (UTI) is…Read Full Post

All About Iron!

As common as anemia is, it is also quite confusing because there are so many different types that can arise from various causes!  Because iron deficiency anemia is one of the most common health disorders worldwide1, we decided to focus this article on this specific type.  Here is a very common scenario that we’re sure…Read Full Post

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