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3 Common Characteristics of Cancer Survivors

June is Cancer Survivor Awareness Month.  Battles are being won as the war against cancer continues. Over 60% of Canadians diagnosed with cancer are expected to survive for 5 years or more after a cancer diagnosis (Canadian Cancer Society)⠀   Cancer death rates have been declining since 1988 among men, and since the mid-1990s among…

Common Signs That Your Liver May Need Some Attention

Weighing between 3.17 and 3.66 pounds (lb), or between 1.44 and 1.66 kilograms (kg), your liver is the largest solid organ in your body (mine too!) and performs over 500 functions including being a key detoxifier. So your liver works hard every day.  But sometimes it gives us signs that it may need some support.…

What is a probiotic?

Probiotics have become a common supplement in many people’s daily health plan.  But what exactly are probiotics?  What are their benefits and how do we know which one to choose? The term probiotic is derived from the Greek language meaning “for life” but for our purposes I will use the definition as per the World…