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Going green for breast health

You may think “pink” when you consider breast cancer awareness, but in her recent blog, holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos encourages readers to think green for breast health instead. By that, she means green foods, green tea, green cleaning practices and green skin care. Torkos notes that there are certain breast cancer risk factors that are […]

boost metabolism

What to eat to boost metabolism

If you are over 40, chances are good that your changing body composition may be causing your metabolism to slow down. Even if your weight has remained stable, the fight to keep the scale from edging upward often gets tougher with each passing year. Certified Personal Trainer Johnny Gillespie says clients frequently ask him for […]

EGCG

Leading natural health expert mentions EGCG for boosting metabolism and other health properties

In the March issue of Toronto-based Tonic Magazine, Dr. Bryce Wylde mentions the powers of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a form of polyphenol found in green tea, among his many sought-after nutrition tips. Wylde, a frequent guest on The Dr. Oz Show, writes, “Other studies have suggested that the green tea extract EGCG boosts metabolism and […]