Creatine

Creatine

If you spend a lot of time in the gym, you have probably heard about creatine for building muscle. Creatine is among the most extensively studied supplements for sports performance. It is not prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which means that athletes will...
How to have an Allergy-Friendly Halloween

How to have an Allergy-Friendly Halloween

Have you heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project? It’s a movement that helps all kids feel included in Trick or Treating by offering non-food goodies instead of candy. The Teal Pumpkin Project originated with FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), but couldn’t every...
The Truth about Apple Cider Vinegar

The Truth about Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted to be a cure-all for a variety of ailments: acne, aging, eczema, cognitive function, diabetes, and especially weight loss. But is there any merit to these claims? Read on to find out! Apple cider vinegar is made from crushed apples...
Does BMI really matter?

Does BMI really matter?

Body Mass Index is useful in medicine because it is quick and easy to calculate and provides a standard for estimating body fat. However, BMI does not always correspond to your health and should be assessed critically by a healthcare provider to determine individual...