EDMONTON — The union representing Alberta health-care staff who walked off the job Monday to protest recent cuts says its members will return to work after the province’s labour relations Continue Reading
EDMONTON — The union representing Alberta health-care staff who walked off the job Monday to protest recent cuts says its members will return to work after the province’s labour relations board ruled they acted illegally. Nutritional medicine would not be incomplete without discussing the role and importance of detoxification, removing toxins from external and internal sources in the body. It is estimated that 25% of global disease is caused by the pollution in our environment. Two thirds of all cancers may be linked to environmental causes. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) based in Washington, DC has found as many as 455 chemicals in the bodies of 75 people tested. Vitamin B3 (niacinamide) is the most commonly used form of vitamin B used in skincare. The reason being is that it exhibits mechanisms in boosting and regenerating the structural protein collagen, which in turn reduces the signs of aging often associated with loss of the protein elastin such as fine lines and wrinkles. Dr. Chang’s eco-friendly moisturizer of choice is Youth to the People’s Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream. This lightweight, refreshing moisturizer uses extracts of superfoods (hence the name) like kale, spinach, and green tea, along with hyaluronic acid and antioxidants to support and replenish the skin. What’s more, the ultra-hydrating formula is vegan, cruelty-free (meaning the brand never tests on animals), and is made with recyclable packaging. Cod liver oil, a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids, is touted by some people as a must-have dietary supplement to tackle skin issues. There’s little scientific evidence that dietary cod liver oil benefits your skin, but it likely won’t harm it. In the November 2009 issue of “Today’s Dietitian,” registered dietitian Dina Aronson suggested certain anti-inflammatory foods to support adrenal health. These include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans and fatty fish. Heart disease-Calcium without a balance of magnesium can be deposited on the lining of the arteries, causing hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis), can coat and stiffen cholesterol deposits, can cause blood pressure to rise, increase risk of a heart attack and stroke. Calcium can also be deposited in the brain. The nutritionists also expect to be intensely examining the role that nutrients and plant-based food chemicals play in gene expression , or function, in the human body There is strong evidence, for example, that poor nutrition may cause some changes in gene expression in the womb, causing conditions such as stunting, which can also be passed on to future generations. As you can see from the prior section, you are to eat lots of vegetables, berries and nuts. Therefore, superfood smoothies are an excellent choice in the MIND diet. Superfood smoothies commonly contain vegetables, nuts and berries. When you think of nuts, you should also think about the beneficial seeds such as flax and chia seeds.