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The Best Diet for You? Here It Is

26 Apr 2024

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Intermittent Fasting and the Perils of Fast Facts

29 Mar 2024

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette....

Leptin-A Hormone To Regulate Appetite?

8 Mar 2024

The implementation of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1)-based drugs for the treatment of obesity has been an incredible advance in the field, enabling up to 25% decreases in body weight in many...

Titanium Dioxide in Food. Europe Says No Way, Canada Disagrees

21 Feb 2024

It is in paint, paper, sunscreen, cosmetics, toothpaste and food. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) lists it in its Group 2B, “possibly carcinogenic in humans.” In Europe it is...

The Vitamin D Puzzle

24 Jan 2024

Walk into any pharmacy or health food store and you will see shelves filled with vitamin D supplements. Then stroll over to a bookstore and you will find all sort of books touting the wonders of...

You Are When You Eat

17 Nov 2023

Our bodies have a built-in clock known as the “suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN).” The SCN is a structure within the hypothalamus that contains a collection of neurons that synchronize our internal...

The False Reassurance of Dietary Supplement Regulation

6 Oct 2023

If you are Canadian, you may have seen the letters “NPN” followed by a series of numbers on the packaging of a health product you picked up at the pharmacy, things like vitamin supplements,...

Scam or Not?

9 Sep 2023

Is this product a scam? I often get emails that start off with that query. The reference is usually to some dietary supplement the questioner encountered on the Internet that promises to...

Sour Grapes

10 Aug 2023

Fruits and vegetables are deemed to be “healthy". A vast number of studies have indeed demonstrated lower rates of diabetes, heart disease and cancer in populations consuming more fruits and...


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