Fenugreek for Lactation?

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Student In a previous article, we discussed about breastfeeding; including when to start breastfeeding and the benefits associated with it. If you missed this article or need a refresher on this topic, take a look at this link for more information on breastfeeding. Today, we’ll take a look at another topic…

Anatomy of a Protein Shake: How Supplements Stand Apart From Food

Aaron Chy, BSc General, PharmD Student Like any nutritional supplement, protein shakes are as popular as they are often misunderstood. As topics on general fitness and bodybuilding become ever more popular in today’s society, so does the use of supplements to improve performance, speed up recovery time, and promote improvements in strength and endurance. Of…

The Use of Probiotics in Transplant Patients

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate How Safe are Probiotics Really? In last week’s article, we discussed that while the use of probiotics is generally safe for most patients, caution is advised in individuals who are immunocompromised or have a severely damaged gastrointestinal tract. Today, we’re going to delve deeper on the safety of probiotics in immunocompromised…