Mediterranean Diet – The Hearty Secret to Great Health

Kevin Huang, Bsc Pharm Candidate Mediterranean Diet We hear about it all the time. It might be the latest news from your friendly health guru or a simple recommendation from your healthcare provider. Lately, Mediterranean diet has gained traction and for good reasons. There is an overwhelming number of evidence supporting its benefit, especially in reducing…

Anti-Aging: Antioxidants – What is the Evidence?

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Candidate Antioxidants Welcome back! In part one of the series on anti-aging, we briefly discussed what antioxidants are and a simple step to prevent skin aging – sunscreen. As promised, we’ll discuss the following antioxidants, what their roles are, and the evidence behind their use, safety and efficacy. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Commonly…