Infertility: the new king in the room

Fertility is the quality of being able to produce children. Many people are interested in having children, sadly about 10-15% (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3717046/) of couples experience difficulty In having children. The journey to parenthood can be challenging and these challenges are increasing with about 5-10% per year (https://www.singlecare.com/blog/news/infertility-statistics/). The need for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is also […]

The Insidious Light of Your Phones

Smartphones have dramatically changed how we live. From how we work, how we communicate to how we play, smartphones are incredibly useful, but could they be causing us harm? Smartphone screens – like those on laptops, tablets and televisions emit blue light, which is the type of light that the brain interprets as daylight. Your […]

Are Supplements Good For You?

Do you currently take any supplements? Vitamin B? Fish oil? Or even some herbs? Supplements are not bad in themselves, they do exactly what the word suggests – supplement the usual intake of nutrients from food. Supplements are concentrated sources of nutrients or other substances with a nutritional or physiological effect and their purpose is […]

Healthy Living 101: 12 Steps to a Healthier Life

We’ll be starting a healthy living series on 12 steps to a healthier life and will explain each step in this post. Make sure you don’t miss any of the Healthy Living posts! So let’s start. What is Healthy living? Well, it’s not, eat your fruits and vegetables and everything will be fine. It encompasses […]

The Greener the Better

Growing up, some of us always associated green vegetables with bitterness; the greener it was the more we didn’t like it. Though some vegetables are actually bitter to taste, it doesn’t reduce how useful they are to our bodies. Fast forward to today, all evidence points to how important they are and how useful and […]