Dr. Nibber’s blog is dedicated to setting the record straight on natural ingredients by dispelling common myths and highlighting truths on the basis of solid science. The end-result? Informed consumers that demand legitimacy and credibility from the supplement world, making safe, effective & high-quality products more available to you.
4 Step Guide to Reaching Your “Runner’s High...
As much as we absolutely love running, many of us are aspiring to get better at it. Running is an amazing form of physical activity and, from an evolutionary lens, running is an act that is deeply embedded in our DNA. At a time it’s purpose was to hunt, gather and escape from danger; today it is a predominant form of exercise. So if we were designed to run then why do things go wrong? Why do we get injured while running? How do we accumulate running injuries that plague us for days, months, years? Well the answer is simple, […]Read more
Alcohol Consumption: The Fine Line Between C...
We don’t want to be the Debbie Downer of St. Patrick’s Day weekend, especially considering we’re coming up on the end of Spring Break for many university students, but we do want to remind you the implications of irresponsible alcohol consumption. As young adults we are often peer pressured into binge drinking (defined as consuming five or more drinks on an occasion) when we give into those pressures and really push our bodies to the limit of alcohol consumption. There are some pretty serious health implications that occur when we have one drink too many. For example, short term results […]Read more
Tips for Scheduling Your Supplements
A natural health product is only effective if its ingredients are absorbed well. It may be the best formulated product on the market – and the best product for your personal health needs – but if you are taking it at the wrong time or with the wrong foods, your body may not be able to properly utilize the nutrients! There are many possible interactions that may occur with your supplements, thereby decreasing their absorption and effectiveness, or the safety of other medications. Here are some basic guidelines to improve your supplement scheduling: Minerals should be taken away from […]Read more
Shift Work Symptoms Pt. 1: What is SWSD and ...
While shift work may be critical to the economy, evidence indicates that it can take a physical and emotional toll on workers. Let’s look at the facts surrounding shift work and explore some of the natural solutions to minimize their negative impact on our health. What is Shift Work Sleep Disorder (aka SWSD)? Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD) is characterized by insomnia and excessive sleepiness affecting people whose work hours overlap with the typical sleep period. SWSD is frequently associated with falling asleep at work, a shortened total daily sleep time and a reduced sleep quality in comparison to those who […]Read more
Safety of Strontium
There have been some recent concerns about strontium’s safety as well as a lack of information regarding strontium citrate. Let’s set the record straight on strontium. What is Strontium & Who Does it Help? Strontium is a natural element found in nature, it’s largest quantities are found in the ocean and consequently in certain bony fish. In the human body, 99% of the strontium is found in the bone. Because strontium and calcium have very similar molecular structures, the body treats them much the same. We are now starting to understand the mechanics of how strontium actually works. It is […]Read more