Aging and Sex: How Do You Compare?

As we age our bodies change. What effect does this aging process have on our ability to want or perform sexually? Some interesting answers to these questions were provided by a Q/A on WebMD. A few of the results from the Q/A may surprise you! Below are a selected few question of the Q/A for your review. […]

Antibiotics and Pregnancy  

A report by the Canadian Medical Association Journal just released findings that certain types of antibiotics, when used in early pregnancy,  are correlated to a higher risk of miscarriage. The classes specified are macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole. These classes include the following drugs:   Azithromycin Clarithromycin Ciprofloxacin Spiramycin Telithromycin Norfloxacin Levofloxacin Moxifloxacin Ofloxacin Doxycycline […]

The Global Probiotics Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 7.3%

Why Probiotics? When it comes to stomach health most people tend to think of bacteria as something to get rid of, but actually a huge amount of the bacteria in your body are very beneficial.  There are over 500 bacterial species or probiotics in your body that help you stay healthy and fit. The following […]

Natural Ways to Lessen Hay Fever and Seasonal Allergies  

Allergy season is quickly approaching. According to the AAFA, “Rhinitis may be caused by irritants or allergens (substances that provoke an allergic response). In response to these substances, the cells of the body release histamine and other chemical mediators. These are the substances that cause the symptoms of allergic rhinitis—sneezing, runny nose, and itching, watery eyes. In many people, rhinitis […]

Mineral Bone Density: Is Magnesium The Key To Healthy Bones?

Life Choice’s Opti Cal/Mag Complex with Vitamin K2 is a natural supplement that can help you increase your magnesium intake, and at the same time, increase your bone mineral density (BMD). Why is that important? According to an article that appeared in PreventDisease.com titled ” Magnesium Not Calcium Is The Key To Healthy Bones the author states, […]

The Disorder that Is Not Dementia  

Normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a brain disorder that is often mistaken for dementia, even by doctors–but it is not dementia. And, thankfully, it is reversible. NPH is characterized by the build up of spinal fluid on the skull, which puts pressure on the brain. Treatment of NPH usually consists of surgery to drain the fluid. […]

Packaging: Life Choice Responds To A Customers Concern About Product Packaging

At Life Choice we are committed to high quality nutraceuticals and environmental friendly packaging. The following is a letter we received from a concerned customer regarding the packaging of one of our products called Zinc Picolinate. We would like to share their concern and our response with you. ——————– To Whom it may concern, Last […]

Are Yogurt Probiotics Enough?

Are Yogurt Probiotics Enough? Research from the University of Toronto has recently revealed that the amount of probiotics present in probiotic yogurts is too low to experience the claimed benefits.Mela Certain clinical trials have found probiotics to be effective for a host of things, from stomach issues to cavity-causing bacteria. However, the probiotic content in […]

Memory Health And Aging

As our population ages, more and more people in Canada and the United States are going to be affected by dementia and alzheimer’s. The question that has to be asked is, “..is there something that we can do to help prevent it or at least delay its arrival?” Given how fast the average age of […]