Nutrition | Awakenings Rehabilitation

Nutrition | Awakenings Rehabilitation

My name is Jonathan Hard I’m the Executive Chef and Kitchen Manager here at Awakenings My job here is to provide healthy well-balanced nutritious food to our clientele also to help build their bodies back up from the damages that have been done through addiction a lot of people don’t eat properly they really don’t …

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Your Brain On MDMA

With an estimated 2 million pills being smuggled into the US every day and ⅓ of students at universities like Stanford saying they have tried it, MDMA or ‘Molly” has become a popular drug of choice. But what exactly is it, and how does it affect your body? Scientifically known 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine, MDMA is usually taken …

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The Science of Caffeine: The World’s Most Popular Drug

The Science of Caffeine: The World’s Most Popular Drug

Millions of Americans use caffeinated beverages every day as a pick me up. It is after all the world’s most popular drug and with new caffeine infused products like energy drinks, gum and even beef jerky hitting the shelves, our love affair with caffeine shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. Caffeine is an interesting …

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Overdose & Side Effects | Vitamins

Overdose & Side Effects | Vitamins

Hi, I’m Molly Lee, and I’m founder and director of energizingnutrition.com, a holistic health and nutrition practice based in New York City. A vitamin overdose can occur when you take too much of one particular vitamin in supplement form. The fat soluble vitamins, A, D, and E are the ones that you’re more at risk …

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Vitamins: do you need supplements?

Vitamins: do you need supplements?

Millions of people in North America are regular vitamin users. The question is, what do you actually need? Daphna Steinberg is a registered dietitian at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and says the data is complicated. This isn’t something you really want to do on your own unless you have a lot of knowledge. If you’re …

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