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Michelle Garland Shares the Benefits of DHEA Supplements

Hi everybody, my name is Michelle, holistic nutritionist and founder of PlentyfullMe Nutrition and Lifestyle Consulting. Today I’m going to be talking to you about DHEA. DHEA is a hormone produced by the body’s adrenal glands. It’s known to improve sex drive, increase energy, build muscle mass, fight the effects of aging and improve adrenal…


Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

“Are Calcium Supplements Safe?” In 12 short years, government panels have gone from suggesting widespread calcium supplementation may be necessary to protect our bones to “Do Not Supplement.” What happened? It all started with a 2008 study in New Zealand. Short-term studies had showed that calcium supplementation may drop blood pressures by about a point,…


LDL and HDL Cholesterol | Good and Bad Cholesterol | Nucleus Health

[Music] if you or someone you know has been diagnosed with high cholesterol it’s important to understand what cholesterol is and why it’s important to keep it under control cholesterol is a fat like substance made by your liver and also comes from foods you intake that is then packaged into particles called lipoproteins your…


How the Government Made You Fat

Here’s a riddle: How is it that ever since the government began telling us what to eat, we have gotten fatter and sicker? In 1977, when the government first set dietary guidelines, the average American male weighed 170 pounds. He now weighs 197. It’s not any better for women —145 to 170. And you don’t…


How to eat a heart-healthy diet

Hi, I’m Andrea Ho And I’m Daphna Steinberg, and we’re Registered Dietitians in the Schulich Heart Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Healthy eating is an important way to maintain heart health. Over the next few minutes, we’d like to share answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about heart healthy eating. I…