Prevention focused health research & education resources

From the Pure North S'Energy Foundation

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POLICY

Prevention decreases demands on health system

The alternative to spending to meet rising needs is slowing the rise in health-care needs. Simple economics: don’t increase supply, decrease demand.

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SUGAR

Sugar shock

How sugar is devastating our mental and physical health

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VITAMIN D

Busting the myths of vitamin D toxicity

Are you vitamin D deficient? Experts estimate that nearly 70% of Canadians are. Does it matter? It sure does!

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SUGAR

Sugar shock

How sugar is devastating our mental and physical health

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VITAMIN D

Vitamin D and the Myth of the Kidney Stone

If the fear of kidney stones is preventing you from taking vitamin D supplements, you have nothing to worry about.

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VITAMIN D

How safe is vitamin D?

At Pure North, we are sometimes asked if our confidence in the benefits and safety of vitamin D is well founded in science. The answer is yes.

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VITAMIN D

Is vitamin D the new miracle drug?

First of all, vitamin D isn't a drug. It is a vitamin, and one that most people through history have metabolized from sun exposure.

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VITAMIN D

Taking care of you... and your baby

While not all premature babies experience complications, being born too early can mean immediate and long-term health problems, including breathing, heart and cognitive problems...

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VITAMIN D

Preventing diabetes can save your life

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in North America toady. Nearly 10% of Canadians have diabetes and another 20% have 'prediabetes', or are at a higher risk of developing diabetes.

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