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Is “The Silent Thief” Robbing Your Bones?

Osteoporosis, as defined by Osteoporosis Canada, “is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. This leads to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture (broken bones), particularly of the hip, spine and wrist.” This disease is

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Reaping the Rewards of Regular Fruit Consumption

It may be of no surprise to discover that a large percentage of Canadians aren’t meeting their daily vegetable intake. What may surprise you however is that many aren’t consuming enough fruits. Not only are we not consuming enough antioxidant

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Supplements – Making the Right Choice

Sometimes deciding which supplements to use and which manufacturers to choose can seem overwhelming. With the myriad of choices available on the market today it’s no wonder that so many consumers don’t know where to begin. Within almost every category

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The Whey It Is

The summer months are a time of rejuvenation and family fun, and many of us feel we can stop using key nutritional products and supplements that can benefit us year round. But there is one product you should never neglect

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Keep Your Ticker Ticking!

  The Stats Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the second leading cause of death in Canada, second only to cancer. Statistics Canada reported in 2009 that heart disease accounted for 20.7 percent of all deaths, that works out to be just

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Lecithin

Definition  Lecithin belongs to a larger group of compounds known as phospholipids. These phospholipids are special fats that are made up of a mixture of phosphatides; phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidyl ethanolamine, phosphatidyl serine and phosphatidyl inositol. Lecithin is an important component of

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Are Low-Carb Diets Still Relevant Today?

A weight loss strategy that was very popular in the late 90s and into the early 2000s was the low-carb diet. First popularised by Dr. Atkins in his book entitled Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution and then by Dr. Arthur

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“Wheying” The Need For Protein This Summer

One consequence of lowering your protein intake is that you lose muscle mass. This in turn lowers your metabolic rate and can consequently increase your chances of storing body fat. Protein is unique from a weight loss perspective in that

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Don’t Forget Your Greens

We’re Not Meeting the Suggested Daily Intake of Fruits and Veggies Unfortunately most of us only consume a fraction of the fruits and vegetables we all know we should. In fact on average we are only consuming 1/3 of the

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Quest Nutrition Giveaway by SupplementSource.ca

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Fat or Fiction

For years we’ve been told that consuming fats will make you fat, increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes. The general message has been fats are bad for you. Consuming too many of the less desirable fats can

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How to Live a Healthy Low-Carb Lifestyle

Today’s low carbohydrate (carb) diets are extremely popular with individuals trying to lose weight and keep it off. Unfortunately many us spend half of our adult lives on one diet or another and most diets are neither easy to follow

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