Nature's Source Blog

  1. Natural Sun Care Solutions - Dr. Naomi Ha, ND
    23
    Jun

    Natural Sun Care Solutions - Dr. Naomi Ha, ND

    Now that summer is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for a suncare refresher. Excessive skin exposure to the sun can result in many damaging effects, and dramatically increases the risk of skin cancer. This is because the UV rays that are emitted from the sun have the ability to cause DNA damage, which then promotes aberrant cell replication, resulting in a cancerous disease that can oftentimes be difficult to treat. Every single year, 80,000 Canadians are diagnosed with skin cancer, so it’s a huge problem. Fortunately, there are many preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of sun damage that are easy to implement.
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  2. Easy, All Natural Solutions to Dry Skin
    22
    Jun

    Easy, All Natural Solutions to Dry Skin

    Dry skin is usually a benign skin condition. Unfortunately, it can also be very uncomfortable. Our skin is our largest organ and acts as a waterproof, insulating shield guarding the body against extremes of temperature, damaging sunlight, and harmful chemicals. It also exudes antibacterial substances that prevent infection, manufactures vitamin D and helps detoxify our bodies of harmful toxins.

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  3. Benefits Of Chlorophyll
    02
    Jun

    Benefits Of Chlorophyll

    Chlorophyll is a green pigment that is responsible for absorbing light in photosynthetic organisms. It’s present in most green veggies, wheatgrass, some herbs, and certain algae. Supplement sources of Chlorophyll are typically algae or alfalfa.


    What are some possible benefits of its use?

    1. Antioxidant
    2. Anti-inflammatory
    3. Anti-bacterial (can even improve acne)
    4. Liver detoxification
    5. Chemoprotective (protects healthy tissue from anticancer drugs)
    6. Decreased risk of colon cancer
    7. Weight control

    Since we’re talking all about detoxification this month, let’s take a closer look at this benefit.

    Adults with a high risk of Liver cancer or Hepatitis B were given 100 milligrams of Chlorophyllin or placebo three times daily.

    After 16 weeks Aflatoxin-B1 (A1B1) levels dropped 55% more in the Chlorophyllin group than the placebo group.

    How does this translate to Liver detoxification? Aflat

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  4. Spring Cleaning And Detox
    09
    Apr

    Spring Cleaning And Detox

    As spring rolls around and we come out of winter hibernation, we often get the overwhelming urge to declutter, clean and organize our homes. This is often referred to as ‘spring cleaning and it has many positive benefits for your health, such as increasing

    productivity, energy levels, moods, alleviating allergy symptoms, decreasing stress levels, and increasing focus and concentration. There is a level of satisfaction that comes from cleaning your home and reaping the rewards of a tidier, more organized space.

    Spring isn’t just for cleaning our homes though, it’s also a time to cleanse our bodies. After a long winter on the couch, indulging in warming, comforting foods, spring provides the perfect opportunity to detox. Traditionally in Chin

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  5. Vitamin B12 is Effective for Detoxifying  Environmental Pollutants
    01
    Apr

    Vitamin B12 is Effective for Detoxifying Environmental Pollutants

    Vitamin B12 is well known for its many health benefits but scientists at the University of Manchester have found this nutrient is additionally of great value lowering the toxicity of many noxious pollutants that humans are regularly exposed to.

    After many years a research team at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology have pinpointed how Vitamin B12 is valuable in neutralizing some of the worst toxins.
    Led by Professor David Leys, researchers realized that certain organisms manage to lower the toxicity of pollutants. The secret lies in their ability to use Vitamin B12 to deal with the tricky halogen atoms found in common pollutants.

    We already know that some of the most

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  6. AOR THEAFLAVINS - Tea in a capsule
    21
    Jan

    AOR THEAFLAVINS - Tea in a capsule

    When asked what is the most consumed beverage in the world, most people would say water. This is correct. However, the second most consumed beverage in the world is tea.



    Tea leads to the good health
    Many people would not believe it, but it is consumed more than coffee, beer or soda. People have been consuming tea for centuries, but only recently has there been research linking the consumption of tea and tea-like products with good health, in particular Cardiovascular health.

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  7. Choosing a Fish Oil for your child
    02
    Nov

    Choosing a Fish Oil for your child

    Fish oils are known as Omega 3’s which are called Essential Fatty Acids. These essential fats are necessary since many important functions and tissues in the body rely on them. The body is unable to produce them on its own, therefore supplementation is needed. However, before considering supplementation, increasing fresh water/ wild caught fish in the diet should be the first source of fish oils. Fish oils are comprised of EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid, and DHA, docosahexaenoic acid.
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  8. Probiotics and Histamine Intolerance
    03
    Sep

    Probiotics and Histamine Intolerance

    You might be most familiar with histamine as it relates to the immune system. If you consume probiotics and histamine matters to you then take care that you use a product formulae that suits your needs - A Probiotic for Histamine Intolerance.

    If you’ve suffered from seasonal allergies or food allergies, you may have noticed that antihistamine m

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  9. Quick and Easy Protein Patty Bites Recipe
    02
    Jul

    Quick and Easy Protein Patty Bites Recipe

    I am all about quick and easy meals. Today I will be sharing a delicious recipe for Protein Patty Bites! This is a recipe that I have been making for years.

    As a single mother, I thrive on quick, convenient, easy meal options. Delicious and nutritious dinners for myself and my daughter are always the goal. I recommend these tasty protein patty bites for the perfect breakfast, lunch, snack, or dinner! I try to have some premade and stored in the freezer for those busy days when time is limited. The protein patty bites are great for on the go meals. I like to combine these yummy patties with salad, chopped veggies, mashed cauliflower, or side of sauteed greens. This recipe can easily be modified in several ways to meet your personal needs and tastes! I have used the base of the recipe to make a breakfast sausage like variation.

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  10. Tips for How to Strengthen the  Immune System
    29
    Jun

    Tips for How to Strengthen the Immune System

    Strong and healthy Immune Systems. A reoccurring topic on the minds of many, given current world events. With all the uncertainty going on, it ultimately makes sense that people want to know how to improve their nutrition and strengthen their immune system. The practicality of it can be quite simple; the mental aspect might be a little more challenging; it becomes a mind-over-matter way of life! During stressful times, while working from home, or with the hot

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