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Essential Elements: The Health Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency and Replacement

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Part Two of a Two-Part Series on Vitamin Deficiencies Read Part One, about iron deficiency, in Vancouver Family Magazine’s September 2017 issue.  Last winter, Jennifer Prescott, of Vancouver, experienced a devastating miscarriage that left her depressed and fatigued. The fatigue, she had experienced before. As a college student, she had discovered she was dangerously low… Read More

Essential Elements: The Health Effects of Iron Deficiency and Replacement

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Part One of a Two-Part Series on Vitamin Deficiencies Read Part Two, about vitamin D deficiency, in Vancouver Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue When Jennifer Prescott, now age 29, was in college, she started experiencing major fatigue, above and beyond the typical exhausted-college-student variety.  “My appetite was very low, I had no energy, I slept… Read More

The Healthy Brain Diet

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Whether you’re divvying up the restaurant tab, helping with homework or multitasking on projects at work, your brain works better when you feed it well. In fact, scientists in the pioneering field of nutritional neuroscience are finding that specific nutrients may be able to charge your brain’s neurotransmitters (messenger cells), thereby enhancing your mental performance… Read More