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The Benefits of Omega-3, 6, and 9 Fatty Acids

According to the published study regarding Omega-3 intake in Canada, it was determined that the values of the Omega-3 index in the Canadian population put 54.6% at intermediate risk for coronary heart diseases. While, unfortunately, the Omega-3 indices put 42.7% of the population in the high-risk category. Omega-3 index values of less than 4% of …

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Are multivitamins worth taking?

A vitamin is a nutrient that the body needs to grow and develop normally. There are two types of vitamins: water-soluble and fat-soluble. The body can’t store water-soluble vitamins, so they must be taken in every day. The body can store fat-soluble vitamins. Multivitamins have been a topic of debate for many years. Some people …

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Eye-opening numbers of diseases and medical conditions in Calgary

In these days, pharmacies should not only assume reactive role, that is, providing medications, supplements, and services for those who are already sick. Pharmacies worldwide should instead work with other healthcare professionals and educate people with the state-of-the-art research to provide early prevention against chronic diseases and serious illnesses.