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Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut

By | December 10th, 2015|Blog|

An Interview with Caroline Farquhar, RHN by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Caroline Farquhar, RHN, BA is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive care and cleansing. She educates audiences through seminars, TV and radio appearances across the country on the topic of how to achieve better health naturally. Caroline is [...]

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Mushrooms for Immunity & Menopause?

By | October 22nd, 2015|Blog|

An interview with Purica's Jason Watkin By Jason Sebeslav Jason Watkin is the founder, CEO and lead formulator of Purica, one of Canada’s top independently owned health product brands. His background in Western sciences, infused with the teachings of Eastern medicine and philosophy, has led Jason down a remarkable path of personal and professional growth. [...]

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What’s new against colds and flu?

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Now that cold and flu season has arrived, you’ve likely begun hearing a lot about popular immune system helpers like echinacea, goldenseal, zinc and vitamin C — and for good reason. Years of solid research show that these natural remedies can help prevent a viral infection taking hold, and ease symptoms when one does slip [...]

Beta glucan helps fight infections

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Beta glucans are complex glucose molecules found in baker’s yeast and the bran of oats and barley. Several studies suggest beta glucan supplements can boost immune response, help prevent cancer and help lower cholesterol. In a study at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, researchers found beta glucan could result in faster healing by enhancing [...]

Cleaner Hands: Tea tree oil wash kills more bacteria then regular soap

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

Skin washes containing 5% tea tree oil are more effective than regular soap at killing infectious bacteria on the skin, according to researchers at the School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences at the University of Western Australia. The finding may have particular relevance in healthcare settings, where proper hand washing plays a critical role in [...]

Up Your Immunity: Multivitamin protects elderly from flu

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

As influenza continues to take its toll, a study by University of Florida researchers shows that nutrition can help seniors better weather the flu season. They set out to determine whether an experimental nutritional supplement would reduce in older people the number of days of symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection. The researchers followed older [...]

Mineral Medicine: Zinc helps kids recover from pneumonia

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

The addition of zinc to standard antimicrobial treatment may accelerate recovery from pneumonia, say researchers in this week's issue of the Lancet. Pneumonia is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in children less than five years old. Zinc is reported to prevent pneumonia, and to prevent and treat diarrhoea, and it may boost the [...]

Honey Heals! Researcher details antibacterial power of honey

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Research undertaken by Dr Shona Blair at Sydney University has shed some light on the unusual antibacterial activity of certain types of honey, leading to a greater understanding of the ability of some honeys to kill pathogenic bacteria and promote wound healing. In a study, the potent Leptospermum honey, made from jelly bush flowers and [...]