Sherry Torkos discusses BioGaia for Colic

Mar 4, 2014

Is your baby crying a lot, fussy and suffering with gas or bloating? It could be infant colic. Colic affects…

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Sherry shares some advice on supplements

Feb 14, 2011

Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos offers some advice on supplements on Breakfast Television. She suggests taking a multivitamin as the foundation of your supplement routine, and to look for supplements geared towards your gender, age, actively level and any existing health conditions. She also reminds the audience to pay attention to the expiration dates on the label.

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Look great for less!

Feb 14, 2011

You don’t need a million bucks to look like a million bucks. On City TV Toronto, Pharmacist Sherry Torkos shares some tips for keeping your face looking gorgeous without burning a hole in your pocket. She suggests using a good cleanser, an occasional compliant and not skimping on the sunscreen. She also recommends cutting a toner from your routine if you’re looking to save money.

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Sun protection is vital, even during the winter

Feb 14, 2011

Even if you live in a cold climate, 80% of the sun’s rays can be reflected off snow and ice, which can contribute to premature aging and wrinkling. In addition to wearing a good sunscreen, Pharmacist Sherry Torkos suggests supplementing your diet with lycopene, which may offer natural sun protection. Sherry also mentions that some topical products containing green tea may even minimize the appearance of cellulite.

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Chia makes a comeback as a nutritional powerhouse

Feb 14, 2011

Chia, which took the world by storm in the 80s, is making a comeback. Only now it should be on your dinner plate instead of your desk! On Noon News, Pharmacist Sherry Torkos discusses the Chia seed as a nutritional powerhouse. Smaller than a sesame seed, this super food packs a powerful punch: just one tablespoon contains 5-6 grams of fiber and 2-3 grams of omega-3 fatty acids.

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Not all supplements are created equal

Feb 14, 2011

Pharmacist and health author Sherry Torkos uncovers some beneficial supplements and what they may do for your heath. She recommends fish oil for a healthy heart and improved brain function, as well as garlic, which may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Sherry also suggests tomato lycopene, which helps protect against prostate tumors while also offering some natural protection against ultraviolet radiation.

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Untreated gluten intolerances may cause serious health problems

Feb 14, 2011

If you have a first-degree relative with Celiac disease, there’s a 10% chance you may have it, too. Besides the tell-tale stomach problems, Celiac disease can lead to hair loss, skin rashes, headaches, fatigue, bone loss and even fertility issues and increased risk of cancer if left untreated. On Morning Live Health & Life, Pharmacist Sherry Torkos urges those at higher risk to get tested with a simple at-home test.

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Don’t let embarrassing bugs spoil your vacation

Feb 14, 2011

Nothing will ruin a vacation faster than diarrhea. Holistic Pharmacist Sherry Torkos stops by CityLine to give some advice about how to avoid some of the indispositions that can strike while vacationing. To prevent “Montezuma’s Revenge”, Sherry advises being proactive by having enough “friendly” bacteria in your gut. Probiotics are good for digestion and may also protect you from traveler’s diarrhea.

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Functional foods offer impressive perks to your health

Feb 14, 2011

Food can do more than satisfy your cravings and provide energy: some foods offer impressive health benefits as well. Holistic Pharmacist Sherry Torkos talks to CTV about what some of these functional foods may do and why they should be worked into your diet. Among others, she advocates tomatoes for prostate health and support for natural sun protection, garlic for heart health and green tea to help boost metabolism.

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