Pharmacy: Top 5 Commonly Asked Questions

The pharmacy is a place where people can access a medical professional without having an appointment. (Although, this probably will be changing within the next 10 years). I think we are far too accessible. Pharmacy is not a place to come to when you’ve an open bleeding wound and want someone to bandage you up. ...

Multivitamins Contain Coal Tar?

Multivitamins Contain Coal Tar?
Since I’m fairly new to blogging I thought it’d be a good idea to browse through some other health blogs to see what’s being talked about. It’s really hard to find interesting health blogs that aren’t abandoned, owned by a magazine or run by a newspaper. I want to read things that are unfiltered! That’s ...

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 ...

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Resveratrol Supplements

Why You Shouldn't Buy Resveratrol Supplements
I was reading an issue of Reader’s Digest the other day while I waited to get my oil changed. I came across an article touting certain supplements. One of them was, resveratrol, a compound found in small quantities from the skins of grapes. I think Barbara Walters had done a special episode about it. It’s ...

Vitamins Debunked

Vitamins Debunked
Vitamins are essential life. The name was derived from two words: “Vital” and “amines”. Simply put, an ‘amine’ is a name for a certain chemical group or configuration involving nitrogen. Scientists who had discovered certain compounds that were essential for life speculated that they contained these amine groups. Not all vitamins today contain amine groups. ...