Author: Hamza Hedi (Hamza Hedi)

Webinar on Cardiovascular Health by Dr. Barbara Weiss, ND
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Webinar on Cardiovascular Health by Dr. Barbara Weiss, ND

Cardiovascular disease affects 1.3 million Canadians and ranks second behind cancer as the leading cause of death. In the US it ranks number one as the leading cause of death. Research has shown that lifestyle can play a major role in preventing or delaying the onset of heart disease. It is known that certain SNPs...

Webinar on Melatonin- More Than A Sleep Aid; Clinical Uses in Primary Care and Women’s Health by Dr Tori Hudson, ND
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Webinar on Melatonin- More Than A Sleep Aid; Clinical Uses in Primary Care and Women’s Health by Dr Tori Hudson, ND

Melatonin has it’s most notable indications as a sleep aid.  However, a host of other benefits are amongst it’s wide range of action and clinical benefit.  Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone produced in the human body by the pineal gland and secreted into the bloodstream. A number of conditions and medications have been shown...

The role of mitochondria during viral infections by Dr. David W Lescheid, PhD
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The role of mitochondria during viral infections by Dr. David W Lescheid, PhD

Historically, mitochondria were considered primarily as the ‘powerhouses of the cell’ because they contain the major biochemical pathways needed to produce ATP energy. However, mitochondria also have many other functions including biosynthesis of amino acids, nucleotides, cholesterol and glutathione as well as control of antioxidant defences, redox status, apoptosis and autophagy.1, 1 Mitochondria also are...

Laboratory Blood Markers to Track Health: By Dr Carissa Doherty
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Laboratory Blood Markers to Track Health: By Dr Carissa Doherty

Heath markers are important tools in the assessment of clinical practice. Naturopathic doctors are trained to assess patients with a baseline, initiate a protocol to optimize health or treat a symptom and then reassess the protocol. Health markers have been found in the research about frailty. Frailty is a complex idea that includes a decline...

New Clinical Study Reaffirms the Benefits of Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM®) for Osteoarthritis: By Dr. Peter Alphonse, PhD, CFS
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New Clinical Study Reaffirms the Benefits of Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM®) for Osteoarthritis: By Dr. Peter Alphonse, PhD, CFS

Natural eggshell membrane (NEM®) is a supplement that is derived from hen eggshell membrane. It contains naturally occurring glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), glucosamine, chondroitin, hyaluronic acid, and proteins, that are useful for maintaining healthy articular cartilage and surrounding synovium and connective tissue. Studies have demonstrated that NEM® can improve symptoms of pain and stiffness associated with osteoarthritis...

EFFECT OF LUTEIN AND ZEAXANTHIN ON AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION (AMD): By Dr. Venket Rao, PhD, Professor Emeritus
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EFFECT OF LUTEIN AND ZEAXANTHIN ON AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION (AMD): By Dr. Venket Rao, PhD, Professor Emeritus

There is convincing scientific evidence to support the association between oxidative stress and chronic diseases including cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, and macular diseases. During the course of the last two decades, there has been great interest in the use of antioxidants in the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Dietary guidelines around the globe...

Two Nutrients for the Aging Brain: Dr. Tori Hudson, ND.
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Two Nutrients for the Aging Brain: Dr. Tori Hudson, ND.

Botanicals and nutraceuticals could have a potential role in slowing progression of cognitive impairment and/or dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, improving cognition and memory, and improve behavior in those with dementia.  Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of all dementias, and is one of the most frightening, life altering and deadly diseases of our time.  Not all...

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