• Cardiovascular Health,  Exercise,  Healthy Hormones,  Nutrition,  Women's Health

    Taking Women’s Health to Heart

    What does someone with heart disease look like? A stressed out CEO? A smoker over 50? Whatever image came to your mind, chances are it was of a male. We think of heart disease as a male problem, but did you know that more women die of heart disease than men? It’s now the leading cause of female deaths worldwide. Yet up until recently, two-thirds of all heart health research has focussed exclusively on men. What’s wrong with this picture?…

  • Blog,  Supplements

    Are the Omega 3 Fatty Acids in my Diet Enough?

    There is a lot of confusion surrounding this topic, so I thought I would provide a summary of the latest research on why supplementation is now being viewed as critical. Q: What is an EFA A: An EFA is an essential fatty acid, essential meaning that the body does not manufacture it and it has to be obtained from the diet. The only 2 essential fatty acids are LA (Omega 6 linoleic acid) which is found in foods such as…