August 15, 2019

WHAT IS CIPN?

Peripheral neuropathy is a set of symptoms caused by damage to the distal nerves – nerves that are away from the brain and spinal cord. With cancer, certain chemotherapy drugs – namely the taxanes and platinum based drugs – can cause peripheral neuropathy...

August 15, 2019

Perfect for a Sunday brunch. Kids love it and you will too! ENJOY!!!

DRY INGREDIENTS:

1 cup freshly ground organic buckwheat flour
1 cup organic coconut flour
1/2 cup freshly ground organic almond flour
1/4 cup organic coconut sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda

W...

August 15, 2019

The days are longer, and the kids are out of class. It’s fairly easy to have another beer or just one more glass of pinot on the porch, but if you don’t want to be in that crowded gym come September here are 5 easy tips to keep in the back of your mind while you enjoy...

August 14, 2019

The lifetime risk for developing invasive prostate cancer is 1 in 6, making it the most common cancer among North American men. Prostate cancer usually starts as a slow-growing cancer, but can become more aggressive 10-15 years later.

The standard treatment options for...

August 14, 2019

A recent study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual Gastrointestinal Cancer’s Symposium, found that just 30 minutes of daily moderate-intensity activity improves survival by 19% in metastatic colorectal cancer. Five or more hours of moderate...

August 14, 2019

Mental health disorders are becoming increasingly prevalent with each passing year. While these disorders are mainly treated using a pharmacological approach, there is increasing evidence to support the role of diet and exercise with better mental health outcomes1. In...

August 14, 2019

Each year millions of Canadians suffer from the tiresome and annoying symptoms of seasonal allergies. Itchy, watery eyes, a runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, coughing and wheezing………..sound familiar? These are several of the symptoms that you may have to contend...

August 13, 2019

Coconut oil has gained much attention because of a recent American Heart Association (AHA) publication. The intention of this post is to shed some light on this confusing issue and answer the question: Is coconut oil healthy for you?

On June 15, 2017, the AHA released a...

August 9, 2019

Curcumin appears to have a number of positive effects relating to the heart and blood vessels. For example, HDL (the “good” kind of cholesterol) appears to improve in both quantity and quality with curcumin intake. (Ganjali et al., 2017).

Further to this, curcumin works...

August 9, 2019

In a recent article published by Cancer Network (Journal of Oncology digital platform) some of the causes of chemo brain were explored. The American Cancer Society describes chemo brain as a decrease in mental “sharpness” before, during, and after cancer treatment. Man...

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