Seven Superstar Supplements for NHP Week

Seven Superstar Supplements for NHP Week

It’s Natural Health Products Week and we are celebrating the happiness and well-being that natural health products bring to millions of Canadians. With more than 70 per cent of Canadians regularly using thousands of innovative natural health products to maintain and improve their health and well-being it can sometimes be difficult to know exactly which products is right for you. Read More

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Dietary Fibre

Fibre comes in two major forms: “soluble” and “insoluble” and both are necessary for optimal health. Read More

Vitamin A

Even with a long history of understanding its necessity, approximately 40 per cent of Canadian adults do not meet their requirements for vitamin A from food. It is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for the function of the immune system, vision, reproductive… Read More

Calcium

Many people don’t realize that calcium is essential for regulating blood pressure, nerve transmission, muscle contraction, blood clotting, ensuring a balanced body pH, and essential to thousands of enzyme and hormone reactions. Read More

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a hormone that is produced in the skin in response to direct sunlight exposure; particularly UV-B rays. In the winter months it is extremely important to use a vitamin D supplement because there is zero production in the skin. Read More

Magnesium

We completely take for granted the thousands of reactions in the body that magnesium makes possible. Every single organ and over 300 enzymes rely on it and it is a crucial component of transforming fat and carbohydrates into energy. Read More

Probiotics

We have an estimated 100 trillion bacterial cells living in and on our bodies; outnumbering our human cells ten to one. We are now starting to appreciate and understand the vital role that they play in our overall health. Read More

Omega-3 fats

The spotlight has been shining on omega-3 fatty acids for a few years and it’s only getting brighter. This family of superstar fats has a laundry-list of health benefits. Read More