Natural Products

  1. Benefits of Coconut
    31
    Aug

    Benefits of Coconut

    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. 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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  3. Get to Know Homeopathy
    01
    Feb

    Get to Know Homeopathy

    An alternative system of medicine, Homeopathy is the second most leading systems of medicine in the world, recognized by most World Health Bodies and practiced by physicians qualifying with equivalent education standards as compared to modern medical doctors. Homeopathic remedies can be of immense help to patients of any age group for complaints related to any disease condition. Homeopathy can help in arresting/slowing down the disease process and providing a good quality of life to the patient.
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  4. Cannabis: How does it affect your health? What’s safe and what isn’t?
    01
    Sep

    Cannabis: How does it affect your health? What’s safe and what isn’t?

    There are conflicting reports of whether cannabis smoking harms male fertility. While studies looking at human and animal cannabis abuse confirm adverse effects to sperm health, data on moderate consumption is scarce. A recent study using Male fertility patients looked at subfertile men who had ever smoked cannabis. The results indicated that both past and present smokers of marijuana actually had higher levels of sperm concentrations compared to men who had never smoked. More research on marijuana use and fertility is still needed. 

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  5. The truth about net carbs vs total carbs on a low-carb or keto diet
    01
    Aug

    The truth about net carbs vs total carbs on a low-carb or keto diet

    While the ketogenic diet is more focused on keeping carbs below a certain range, those following a low-carb diet will also need to limit their daily carb intake. The three macronutrients are protein, fat and carbs. Coming from a standard diet you’re greatly reducing your carb intake, and unless you track, it can be easy to over eat carbohydrates in the beginning. 

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  6. Postpartum Collagen Energy Bites
    01
    Aug

    Postpartum Collagen Energy Bites

    Collagen is the main protein in the vaginal canal and is a thin lining that separates the internal and external surfaces of the vagina. Collagen plays a role in supporting vaginal elasticity, and strengthening the pelvic floor and reproductive tract, which is important for birth. Collagen is not only needed during pregnancy to prevent stretch marks, but should be supplemented post pregnancy to replenish lost collagen during birth.

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  7. BCAA Coco-sicles
    01
    Aug

    BCAA Coco-sicles

    Berries are rich in antioxidants that are crucial for anyone, especially those who exercise. During exercising, whether it be weightlifting, spinning, or running, free radicals are created in the body. Free radicals are created due to the stress that is being put on the body during exercise.

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  8. Easter Made Health
    01
    Apr

    Easter Made Health

    Fats that are solid at room temperature can give food a crumbly texture.  They are called shorteners as they break down gluten into shorter strands hindering the formation of gluten (which would make the dough more stretchy) by preventing the flour from absorbing water.

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  9. To Keto or Not to Keto?

    Touted for its weight loss benefits, the Keto or Ketogenic diet has been in the spotlight again after a long hiatus.  It is a diet that has been used for many different things over the years as this article will explore.  There are many questions around how to execute this way of eating, how to stay on track, how to overcome the introduction phase as you enter ketosis, as well as the sustainability of such a diet.

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  10. Wakunaga - by Sanjiv Jagota
    05
    Sep

    Wakunaga - by Sanjiv Jagota

    This year Mona and I had the opportunity to visit Wakanuka of Japan, leaders in Aged Garlic Extract Research, operating under the brand Kyolic. They are truly a seed to shelf, company with quality and efficacy being their main priority.  

    As many of you know Nature’s Source has always been committed to delivering evidenced based products. With over 750 scientific studies and counting, it’s no surprise that Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract is the number one choice for consumers looking to promote immune and heart function, including healthy cholesterol, blood pressure and circulation* 

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