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191 Welland Ave St.Catharines

Phone: 905 685 8848


Hangover Helper? Plant extract reported to ease “the morning after”

By | June 25th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Individuals who took a dietary supplement containing extracts of Opuntia ficus indica, a type of prickly pear cactus, before consuming alcohol, had reduced symptoms of alcohol hangover compared to individuals who drank but took placebo, according to researchers. The severity of alcohol hangovers may be related to inflammation caused by impurities in alcoholic beverages and [...]

Women: boost folic acid if you drink

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

For women who consume even a moderate amount of alcohol, studies indicate they should make sure to get the recommended dietary allowance of folic acid so as not to increase their risk of breast cancer. Researchers believe that alcohol, even as little as a glass or two a day, can interfere with how the body [...]