Tag Archives: Natural health products

The natural sleep remedy melatonin: is it safe and effective?

There’s no doubt that getting enough sleep is key for good health. Too little shut-eye, besides making you feel lousy, is linked to weight gain and a higher risk for today’s common illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. As a result, sleep aids are hot sellers. For some, melatonin is the remedy of choice […]

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Natural Health Products: It’s still buyer beware

If you think you’re protected by Health Canada, think again When it comes to natural health products, if it seems as though there’s a free for all out there, there’s a reason for that.  According to many health professionals, it is nothing less. Companies manufacturing natural health products are self-regulating, according to the regulations of […]

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Your Facebook questions answered: Curcumin supplements – yay or nay?

“Here’s another topic you might want to address for those of us with joint pain. Turmeric supplements. I just saw these on the shelf, in 500 mg capsule form, labelled “anti-inflammatory to help relieve joint pain” They say curcumin is hard to absorb so people with arthritis etc should take these for improved function and […]

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