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Brain Health, Oxidative Stress & Vitamin E

Brain Health, Oxidative Stress & Vitamin E

The brain acts as a control center that regulates the human body’s biological events such as respiration and metabolism processes. When compared to other organs, the brain requires higher amount of oxygen to meet metabolic demands1 but it possesses lower antioxidant capacity. Since the brain contains a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), it is very susceptible to free radical-mediated oxidative stress that affects brain health negatively.2 Therefore, lipid soluble antioxidants such as vitamin E (tocopherols and tocotrienols) are crucial to minimize oxidative stress

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Watch birds and be in nature for better mental health

Watch birds and be in nature for better mental health

It’s a routine that’s familiar enough to most people: You wake up, eat breakfast inside, hop on a bus or in your car, go straight into an artificially lit office where you sit for the duration of daylight hours before going straight home in the dark.

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The Onion: Cancer Fighter and Food Preserver

The Onion: Cancer Fighter and Food Preserver

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Press Release: University of Guelph (OR) BioNanoLab, University of Guelph.Onions that many people love on burgers and in salads are being studied at a new level as a potential disrupter and killer of cancer cells. With research showing favorable results, the use of onions may soon go far beyond the supermarket to being used in nutraceuticals and as a healthy alternative to artificial food preservatives.

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Curcumin: Powdered Gold?

Curcumin: Powdered Gold?

The world of herbal supplements has not had an easy time. Government scrutiny, industry politics and increasing consumer mistrust have threatened to greatly reduce the role of herbal supplements—just as the trend of “natural” health starts to get its stride.

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Microbeads and other toxins are building up in Canada’s Arctic, studies say

Microbeads and other toxins are building up in Canada’s Arctic, studies say

 

The Canadian federal government has announced that a ban on microbeads in personal care products like toothpastes, shower gels and facial scrubs will commence on July 1, 2018, an important step in protecting Canada’s waterways as well as its Arctic environment, which has been shown to be an ecological dumping ground for toxins and pollutants.

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Probiotics in Favor of Life

Probiotics in Favor of Life

We all use the term “probiotic” so often, but may not think of what it means. The Russian Nobel Laureate Elie Metchnikoff, best known for his pioneering research in immunology more than a century ago, coined the term to signify “in favour of life.” As hypothesized by him and further evaluated through research, it is important to implant beneficial bacteria in the gut in order to counter the harmful or toxin-producing putrefactive bacteria that grow in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This could also have probable effects of a healthier childhood and healthy old age due to reduction of toxins in the blood brought about by probiotics’ vital role in eliminating toxin producing bacteria.

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