Month: June 2013

  • #Palliative Care

      In a recent talk by a local palliative care doctor, it was discussed how cancer is a necessary evil.  Everything comes at a cost.  In order for us to adapt to constant changes in our environment, our DNA must be adaptable.  Because of this plasticity, our DNA makes itself changeable and because of this […]

  • Control #Prostate Cancer Before It Starts

      A while back, I posted a blog on prostate health.  It mentioned some supplements on how to improve the health of this organ.  Reports show that 14-46% of men over the age of 40 have prostate cancer cells(1).  The percent increases as you age.  Prostate cancer looms over men in the same way breast […]

  • Fighting #Cancer with Nutrition and #Nutraceuticals @grahamcmackenzi

    Cancer prevention is just as important as cancer treatment.  Perhaps you have a family history, maybe you have a long term exposure to a known carcinogen, or you’ve done genetic testing to determine risk, maybe you are just wondering if you will randomly be diagnosed with this terrible disease next year, or the year after […]

  • The Misconception and Misuse of the “Scientific Study”

    The other day I had suggested a physician give their patient chromium as a supplement to help even out their blood sugar.  He said to me, “Chromium?! You’re going to have to give me some studies on that before I give them something like that!” Immediately I said, “Sure, no problem.”  So by the end […]

  • Prostate Health

    According to Canada’s Movember, the following statistics show alarming facts about Prostate health 1 in 7 men will develop prostate cancer during his lifetime and 1 in 28 will die of it. A man dies from prostate cancer every 15.6 minutes. In 2013, 26,500 new cases of the disease will be diagnosed and 4,000 men […]