Overuse of Antibiotics

Overuse of Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics is one thing I wish everyone would start paying attention to. It seems more and more that I’m dispensing prescriptions for ‘bronchitis’, ‘chest infections’, ‘colds’, or ‘sinus infections’. I hear a lot of misinformation out there in the general public. Even after explaining why someone doesn’t need antibiotics I can tell ...

Health Benefits of Papaya – Featured Food

Health Benefits of Papaya - Featured Food
          I’ve just recently developed a taste for papaya. For me, they’re unique in their texture, smell and taste. I wondered about the potential health benefits of papaya. I wasn’t exposed to exotic fruits like this when I was growing up. In fact, I don’t think I paid any attention to ...

Gluten Schmuten 2

Gluten Schmuten
Gluten free diets are becoming very common. But what a lot of people don’t know is that eliminating gluten from your diet will only benefit those who have Celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Celebrities have promoted gluten-free diets as the new age health trend. Eliminate gluten to purify and cleanse your body! Boost your energy ...

Aspartame’s Controversy: Top 5 Myths

Aspartame's Controversy: Top 5 Myths
Type in ‘aspartame’ into Google and you will find numerous articles written about it’s dangerous effects on the body and brain. By now, just about everyone knows what it’s used for… or at least in Canada. It was approved for use as a food additive and artificial sweetener in the early 1980′s. But, despite having ...