July 24, 2017

nuHealth Plus

Tree Leaves—for Colour and Functional Ingredients

Researchers at VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland are currently exploring a process allows for the extraction of natural colourants and nutritional compounds from fallen leaves that would otherwise be burned or composted. Leaves in autumn … [Read more...]

Relora now recognized in Canada as a stress reducer

Touted as a breakthrough dietary supplement designed specifically for natural stress management, Relora received the go-ahead as a Natural Health Product (NHP) in Canada this past week. Relora is said to be non-sedating, safe and clinically proven to … [Read more...]

Herbal caution in the news

Not all herbal remedies are safe according to Dr. Peter Lin who spoke with Matt Galloway on Metro Morning this week. Birthwort, also known as Dutchman's pipe has been shown to be responsible for kidney failure and kidney cancer. Of course not … [Read more...]

Bio-K plus reduces the risk of diarrhea

Yogurts are typically produced using a culture of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus salivarus subsp. thermophilus, to which are added the probiotics lactobacilli and/or bifidobacteria. Probiotic enriched yogurts can be … [Read more...]

Bio-K Plus—A new fermented milk product

This 100% probiotic fermented milk is supported by extensive clinical research and has been shown to play a valuable role in maintaining healthy intestinal flora. Unlike regular yogurts, Bio-K fermented products are considered to be 100% probiotic. … [Read more...]

Seniors & Hydration

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Eat your age is the latest craze, but this concept is not really new. We know nutritional needs change over the decades. One of the changes is the increasing inability to detect thirst, so drinking regularly is a good practice. Adequate water … [Read more...]

Oasis launches immunity booster juice

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OASIS introduces"health break" with immuniforce Lassonde’s Oasis Health Break, Blackcurrant Elderberry Immuniforce™ is a concentrated fruit juice blend that includes “Wellmune WGP”. This ingredient is sourced from yeast and proposes to boost the … [Read more...]

Appetite Suppressants—Flaxseeds

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Also known as satiety builders, these foods help satisfy hunger —longer. Foods that satisfy typically contain added protein, fibre and/or contain some fat that slows gastric emptying. Flaxseeds can take on this job. In addition to providing … [Read more...]

Digestive Aids—Prunes Better Than Psyllium

Prunes are certainly not new foods but the latest research is. This research showed that fifty (50) grams of prunes equivalent to 4 dehydrated units not cooked, and eaten daily—which provides 6 grams of fibre per day, was more effective than an … [Read more...]

Performance Enhancers—Gatorade

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PepsiCo recently released a 3-step system of products, "Gatorade’s G Series" to meet the needs related to sports and athletics. They include Gatorade PRIME —to be used prior to, Gatorade PERFORM —to be used during, Gatorade RECOVER —to be … [Read more...]