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.
The ABC’s of Skin Health for Summer
Dr.Nibber.com is pleased to welcome our newest contributor, our student representative Courtney Ranieri. This soon to be ND, is an amazing addition to the team as she has a unique perspective and expansive knowledge base. Keep an eye out for her monthly posts. With summer just around the corner, it is a great time brush up on your skin health knowledge. One of the most serious concerns with increased sun exposure is melanoma. Melanoma is one of the top 7 most common cancers in Canada. The risk of melanoma incidence has increased from 1 in 1500 in the […]Read more
3 Tips to Patch Up a Leaky Gut
A leak in your ship never ends well, the same goes for your gut. Lets look at how chronic inflammation can cause some “cracks” in the cells of your gut, leading to major issues. Inflammation in the Digestive Tract Chronic inflammation in the gut from food sensitivities, infections, or allergies can start a vicious cycle that promotes a “leaky gut” which further allows more food proteins to irritate and sensitize immune cells. Leaky gut is a term used to describe the intestinal wall no longer doing its job in preventing unwanted substances from entering the body. As larger food molecules […]Read more
Happy Naturopathic Medicine Week
In honour of Naturopathic Medicine week we wanted to give you some insight into this exciting field in alternative healthcare. First do no harm. Treat the whole individual. Address the root cause of illness. Doctor as teacher. Sustainable treatments. Support the inherent healing power of the body. Promote prevention. Naturopathic medicine provides individuals with an alternative primary health care system that blends scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. Naturopathic medicine recognises the body’s inherent ability to heal itself so treatment aims to stimulate the healing power of the body and treat the underlying cause of disease. A […]Read more
Epigenetics: A Shift in Paradigm
What began during the mid-twentieth century as broad research focused on combining genetics and developmental biology has evolved into the field we currently refer to as epigenetics. The idea that environmental factors can trigger epigenetic changes reflected at different stages throughout a person’s life and even in later generations is controversial, as scientific convention states that genes contained in DNA are the only way to transmit biological information between generations. However, new scientific evidence demonstrates that our genes are modified by the environment all the time, through chemical tags that attach themselves to our DNA, switching genes on and off. […]Read more
Spring Cleaning Your Home & Body for Al...
Many of us are excited to have springtime in full-swing and the weather steadily heating up. But with new grass and budding flowers just around the corner, there comes a dreaded time for approximately 10-30 percent of the population. That’s right, it’s almost allergy season. Over-the-counter medications like Claritin and Reactine can work wonders in many allergy sufferers. Natural remedies such as quercetin and Petascites hybridus (or butterbur) can do the trick for runny noses, itchy eyes and sneezing. But what else can we do to proactively calm the body’s immune system and lower our allergy burden? A good place […]Read more