A Healthy Me

David Poon, BSc Immunology and Infection, PharmD Student Everyone is Different Imagine you’re in a crowd. You’re at the beach, a mall, a restaurant, or even at home. Look to your left and then look to your right. You notice at first glance that everyone is different than you. Notice that everyone has a unique…

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…

Improving Cardiovascular Health with Qigong

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharmacy Candidate What Is Qigong? Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice that dates back around 7000 years.1 The word “Qi” means “vital energy” or “life force,” while “gong” means “work” or “discipline.”1,2 Generally speaking, the practice of Qigong incorporates:1,2 Meditation Rhythmic movements Low-moderate intensity exercises and postures Coordination of various breathing patterns Since Qigong…