Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium efficiently so that it can grow and maintain strong bones and teeth.
If a food has been pickled simply through the addition of vinegar, it is not fermented and there won’t be microbial benefits to be reaped.
A new year means the opportunity to make a fresh start. Yes, we’re a couple months in, but that just means there’s no time like the present to shift your perspective.
Teaching hygiene to your kids may seem like a losing battle, but here are ways to deal with the worst offenders.
Seeing blood gush out of your little one’s nose can send any parent into a panic, but more often than not, a nosebleed is nothing to worry about.
Kefir is a drink created by fermenting milk with live kefir grains. In the process, the kefir digests any bad bacteria in the milk and replaces it with good bacteria, resulting in a drink that has a similar taste to yogurt, but a thinner consistency.
Not so funny when dry skin becomes a pain.
Making it through cold and flu season just got a little easier.
Want to get the most out of your check-ups? A doctor shares some insider tips.
We asked Dr. Upton Allen, Division Head of Infectious Diseases at Sick Kids Hospital, to go over some of the finer points.