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Body Composition Affects Colon Cancer Prognosis

By Viktoriya Zabigaylo & Dr. Orest Szczurko

Body fat and muscle distribution have been shown to be associated with poorer survival outcomes and recurrence rates in patients with colon cancer.

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Vitamin A and its Role in the Immune System

By Viktoriya Zabigaylo & Dr. Orest Szczurko

Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient, meaning it cannot be made by the body and thus must be obtained from the diet1. Vitamin A is used in various physiological processes such as regulating immune function, vision, reproduction and cellular differentiation2.

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The Benefits of Magnesium

By Viktoriya Zabigaylo & Dr Orest Szczurko

Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays an important role in over 300 biochemical processes inside of our cells1. One of its main functions is to help produce ATP, which is the main source of energy in the body2. Magnesium is especially important in the physiological function of the brain, heart and skeletal muscles. Research has shown that magnesium helps in the following conditions:

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