Are you suffering from depression or know someone who is suffering from depression? Mood disorders are quite prevalent. Sometimes it’s hard to tell if we’re depressed or just really tired. Symptoms of depression may include Irritability Appetite changes Insomnia Tiredness Sense of guilt or worthlessness nearly all the time Difficulty concentrating Thoughts of death or suicide There is also a type of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This usually comes on in th...Read more
Folic Acid Now most people by now know that folic acid is the number one prescribed nutrient when a woman is pregnant. Folic acid has been shown to reduce neural tube defects in a fetus. This would include defects of the spinal cord such as spina bifida. Often this imperfection can occur very early on in pregnancy. For this reason it is important that women who are considering to get pregnant should supplement with folic acid. There is however, an increase in babies born with tongue tie. T...Read more
Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia where brain cells die. Dementia is when you gradually lose your memory. Usually people who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease tend to lose their more recent memory and retain their long term memory. They will remember all about when they were young and where they grew up. They might forget who their more recent caregivers are or where they currently live. Alzheimer rates increase with age. If you know someone who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, you can...Read more
1. Canned tomatoes 2. Corn-fed beef 3. Microwave popcorn 4. Non-organic potatoes 5. Farmed salmon 6. Milk 7. Non-organic apples To find out why, click here. *note: this is an American article. Canadian dairy is said to not contain hormones.