Browsing Archive: June, 2013

MYTH: You can't take fish oil supplements with blood thinners

Posted by Tyler Arsenault on Friday, June 21, 2013,

There isn’t a month that goes by that a customer or patients tells us that they can’t take fish oil for their arthritis, or their blood pressure, or their (insert reason here), because they’re taking a blood thinning medication such as Coumadin, warfarin or aspirin. You see, fish oil contains long chain omega 3 fatty acids that regulate blood pressure partly by reducing the stickiness and clotting ability of blood as it flows through the body . The...


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Critically ill Children Deficient in Vitamin D

Posted by Tyler Arsenault on Tuesday, June 18, 2013,

If you haven’t yet heard about the dramatic health-promoting effects of vitamin D then welcome to planet Earth. Enjoy your stay!

One of the latest news making stories has been surrounding a large study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics and examined the relationship between critically ill children and their vitamin D status. Vitamin D has been the centre of a whirlwind of massive research over the last decade and it has evolved from a poorly recog...


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