Listen to my podcast, where you will learn more about gout and how to treat it: One in thirty Canadians has gout, which typically appears between the ages of 30-50 years for men and post menopause for women. Men are four times more likely than women to develop gout.
Listen to my monthly radio program with Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today for our segment, “You are what you eat” to get the goods on healthy eating. Listen to Episode 49 Part 1 Here: Nutrition for Gout Listen to Episode 49 Part 2 Here: Nutrition for Gout One in thirty Canadians has gout, which […]
Phytochemicals – Super heroes in our food By Andrea Holwegner, Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. Phytochemicals are healing components in plant based foods that have extraordinary health protective benefits. They have been linked with prevention and treatment of at least four of the leading causes of death: cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. They are […]
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects nearly 15,000 Canadians. Other types include discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) and sub-acute cutaneous lupus (SCLE), where skin rashes and sun sensitivity are the primary symptoms. About 0.1 per cent of these milder types of lupus develop into SLE. In SLE, the immune system that […]
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain disorder that affects as many as 2-6% of Canadians. Today researchers believe that the pain is due to impairment of pain processing mechanisms within the central nervous system, rather than tissue damage. The preferred term today is “chronic widespread pain.” Click here to read more about Fibromyalgia (The Arthritis Society)