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Living Longer, But Are You Sick and Poor (Part 1)?

We are living longer than previous generations, and most of us would like to believe it’s because we’re stronger and healthier than we have been in the past. It’s true that we have added years to our lives, but we aren’t always healthier. Medical innovations, surgeries, and pharmaceuticals are extending our lives—but in some cases are leaving us sicker for longer.

The High Cost of Chronic Disease

Panax Ginseng: Powerhouse for Men’s Health

Did you know that men are typically less healthy than women? It’s true. Men die, on average, five years sooner than women born at the same time, and are prone to more health problems throughout their life. Guys, enough is enough. It is time to get back in the game and take control over your health. Being proactive by making some lifestyle changes and using Panax Ginseng will have a huge impact on your overall quality of life and wellbeing.

Stay On Top of Your Game with Panax Ginseng

Daffodils and Panax Ginseng Help Fight Cancer


With spring in full swing, daffodils are popping up everywhere—and not just in your garden. April is Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month—an import time of the year when Canadians help bring awareness to the fight against cancer by wearing a daffodil pin as a symbol of support for people living with this disease.

Whereas much of the focus has been on finding a cure for cancer, equally important is cancer prevention.

Living an Anti-Cancer Lifestyle

Panax Ginseng: A Helping Hand in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease


We’ve all experienced memory blips, like searching frantically for the car keys and then realizing that they are actually in your hands. Although occasional forgetfulness is a common occurrence, serious memory loss and a decline in cognitive functioning are major concerns for a significant number of older, as well as younger adults. As our population continues to age, the increasing likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease is a real possibility for many baby boomers.

The Wait is Over

Muscle Boosting Benefits with Ginseng


Are you looking to build strength and lean muscle mass? If you are, then you probably already know the importance of eating foods rich in protein, training regularly, drinking plenty of water, and getting sufficient sleep. Sometimes, even with all that, you may still find you still aren’t building the muscle mass you’d like. An important part of the process that many beginners and seasoned athletes alike tend to overlook is adding a quality, safe anabolic supplement to their diet.

What Are Anabolic Supplements?

Panax Ginseng–Brings Balanced Energy to your Yoga

Panax Ginseng Brings Calm, Focused, Strong Energy to your Yoga Practice

If you think yoga is just about the poses, think again. Combining physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation, yoga is all about harmonizing the mind with the body. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi, the benefits of yoga offer both instant enjoyment and lasting results.

Perk Up Your Sex Life with Panax Ginseng

Have you been thinking about sparking up more intimacy in your relationship? Maintaining a healthy sex life can be a challenge. Stress from work, becoming new parents, health issues, and financial concerns are just some of the everyday demands that can cool desires. If you are looking to bring back some of the lost heat in the bedroom, Panax ginseng may be exactly what you are looking for this Valentine’s Day. 

Panax Ginseng—Nature’s Cold and Flu Remedy

You may have heard recently in the news that North America’s first human cases of the H7N9 bird flu have been confirmed in British Columbia. A couple from the Lower Mainland had recently been on a trip to China where it is believed they have contracted the flu-like illness.

As with most influenza, these harmful respiratory diseases should always be taken seriously. They can cause a number of symptoms, including coughing, fatigue, muscle soreness, headache, and fever. And in some cases, the flu can lead to death.