Liposomes are a method to safely transport supplements, through digestion acids and enzymes, into the body. Liposomes were discovered in 1965; in 1971 the first paper was written, on using liposomes, as a drug delivery system.
Did you know that loneliness and isolation affect our physical and mental health? The mind and the body cannot be separated. When our beliefs and thoughts negatively impact our mental health, our physical body feels the effects.
Magnesium is one of the most essential nutrients for maintaining good health. It is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body and is required for the proper function of all the body’s cells and organs.
Did you know that in this flu season, BC Pharmacists have administered more than 1 million flu shots to protect British Columbians? Even before COVID-19, pharmacists have been on the front lines of vaccination distribution for years.
Canadians have experienced a drop in emotional satisfaction and a rise in stress and anxiety levels. That’s pandemic life. But it doesn’t have to be. Take control and find strength with 5 simple tools to find mindfulness in your day.
There are unseen additives commonly found in fall’s favourite flavour of latte (and every-other-kinda-seasonal-treat), Pumpkin Spice. On its own, Pumpkin Spice is a simple mix of fresh ground spices, but a Pumpkin Spice Latte? Uh-oh.
In the midst of our quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak, many Canadians are being forced to work from home, often hunched over their laptops in awkward positions for hours. Here's how to get a better workspace going.
It might be time to think again if you’re in the no-mask-camp. Since Canada’s top doc, Dr. Theresa Tam, told Canadians to wear non-medical face coverings back in May, myths about face masks and coverings have reached conspiracy levels.
Life on earth has survived through billions of years because of its ability to adapt to changes. All living things today are the product of this evolutionary intelligence. We wouldn’t be here reading this article if we didn’t have resilience.
’Tis the season when fresh, colourful produce is abundant! It’s time to take advantage of the nutritional punch these locally grown, seasonal foods have to offer us. Not only does buying local benefit the community, it helps the planet.
To be prepared for any health contingency, we all want to maintain our immune systems. For centuries, many cultures have used specific ingredients for their healing properties, not to mention immune-boosting benefits.
Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of preparing customized medications for patients as well as animals. At Pure Pharmacy, we offer all of the usual medications, but we also offer our unique compounding services.
Taking prescribed medications or supplements can be unexpectedly difficult for some of us. In fact, adherence to physician prescribed medications and dosing instructions is estimated to be as low as 50% in developed countries.
By now, COVID-19 has reached every corner of the Earth and will be remembered by all who are experiencing it. What it reminds us though, is that it's up to each of us to maintain our health, to stay level, and to remain calm.
Back at the end of March, we were already concerned about reports that the general public was avoiding needed medical care because of pandemic concerns. But now, at the beginning of June, not much has changed.
While we’re all hard at work managing the sweeping changes transforming our daily lives, the worldwide scientific community is hard at work to discover a prevention, a treatment, or a cure for the current pandemic.
With all of the recent and rapid changes that have occurred, many people have experienced an increase in stress and anxiety. Many of us had to quickly change plans and were forced to adjust to situations that are far from stress free. But it's okay.
Sunday is Mother’s Day and it’s a Mom’s Day like never before. Social distancing and stay home orders that are only at the beginning of a partial relaxation mean we’ll need to get creative to make mom feel especially special this Sunday. Here’s some creative ways to lift mom up.