Using Turmeric to Help Arthritis

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Student Osteoarthritis1 Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders worldwide. It can affect any joint of the body, but most commonly targets the spine, hands, hips, or knees. OA can be divided into two categories: Primary OA is when one experiences OA without any specific cause, which is commonly…

Butter in Your Coffee – Is “Bulletproof Coffee” a Trend To Take Part In?

Ty Johnston, PharmD Candidate What Is Bulletproof Coffee: Bulletproof coffee is an emerging trend, which was first popularized by David Asprey, the creator of the company Bulletproof Coffee. Essentially, it’s butter and oil added to coffee but in high amounts. Here are the ingredients:1 2 cups of coffee 2 tablespoons of grass-fed, unsalted butter 1-2…

The Effectiveness of Dark Chocolate in Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes Management

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate Some Sweet News If you have a sweet-tooth for dark chocolate, then you’ll be happy to hear that there is a growing amount of scientific evidence encouraging regular consumption of dark chocolate. Recent research has been focusing on the therapeutic benefits of dark chocolate on cardiovascular health and diabetes management…

Exercise Changes the Brain to Improve Memory, Mental Function and Mood

Aaron Chy, BSc General, PharmD Candidate The reality of mental exhaustion Ever find yourself at the end of a long, stressful day, so tired you can’t even think? Do you ever find yourself so overwhelmed that even the simplest task feels like a monumental challenge? Mental exhaustion can present itself in many forms, including fatigue,…