2016 Year in Review: Top 12 Dr. Nibber Blogs

Published on January 04, 2017 by BJ Bresson

As we embark on a new year of exciting opportunities and goals, we want to take a moment to reflect on the great year we had in 2016! Our blog contributors and you, our readers, have helped Dr.Nibber.com have one of its most topically diverse and engaging years yet!

We hope you continue to join us throughout 2017 as we grow even bigger and help keep you informed on the topics you care about most! Have a look at our top 12 blogs of 2016:

The Smart Consumer’s Guide to Vitamins & Supplements
There is an overwhelming amount of health care information available at our fingertips. Unfortunately, the ease with which we access information makes us more susceptible to misinformation which can have significant repercussions when dealing with something as complex as our health. Before turning to Dr. Google, here are some quick tips to help you make the best decision about your health. (Continue Reading…)

The Great Escape PI: The Scoop On Poop
While our bodies are finely tuned, energy efficient, high power, recycling machines, waste is still created. Luckily, our body has adapted not one but four methods of excreting such wastes, through the bowels, kidneys, skin, and lungs. (Continue Reading…)

How to Beat Adrenal Fatigue Naturally
Stress is practically unavoidable in our high paced culture. 

It triggers a hormonal cascade that places excess demand on the body’s nutrient and vitamin stores over and above of what is required for normal function. The main organ and hormonal system that is imbalanced during chronic stress are the adrenal gland. (Continue Reading…)

Prebiotic Fibre for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Often individuals will suffer from chronic, reoccurring, abdominal discomfort or pain, bouts of diarrhea and/or constipation, changes in frequency and form of stool, bloating and gas, even changes in appetite. These symptoms indicate an underlying inflammatory disorder causing the gut to not functioning normally and individuals may not be properly absorbing nutrients from their food. (Continue Reading…)

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a hormone disorder affecting 5-10% of childbearing women and is the most significant cause of infertility amongst women of all nationalities. Symptoms vary greatly between women: typical and atypical type making it difficult to correctly diagnose. (Continue Reading…)

Q & A: Why is Magnesium Such a Common Deficiency?
A gradual depletion of nutrients from our soils has left many plants (vegetables, nuts, whole grains and seeds) with lower levels of magnesium. Large-scale and unsustainable agricultural practices only use nitrogen based fertilizers to maximize crop yield rather than quality and neglect to restore trace minerals back into the soil. Despite eating a healthy and well-balanced diet a person can develop low magnesium levels over time. (Continue Reading…)

The Great Escape p.IV: Detox, Retox, and Repeat…     


We are getting right into what detoxification really means. True detoxification begins at the cellular levels- specifically cells of the liver and kidney, and involves enhancing the body’s natural mechanisms for eliminating toxins and harmful substances. (Continue Reading…)

Battling Bad Breath
In today’s world we all strive to look and feel our best, making the most of aesthetically appealing elements such as the way we look and the way we smell. Bad breath can sometimes be detrimental to our efforts and cause people to become self-conscious. What is the root of bad breath, what can be done, and how can we face the problem head-on? (Continue Reading…)

The Birds and the B’s: B Vitamins and Sexual Health
Okay everyone gather around, it’s time we have the talk. You know the benefits of B vitamins, a.k.a. the transmission fluid of our bodies, the 8-10 essential B vitamins as well as some “B vitamin-like” molecules, participate in numerous reactions throughout the body and are integral to the metabolism of the macronutrients. We are also discovering more and more about how some B vitamins may be able to improve sexual and reproductive health. (Continue Reading…)

The Good and Bad Surrounding Red Yeast Rice Supplementation
Red Yeast Rice (RYR) is a reddish-purple rice fermented with the yeast Monascus Purpureus, from which it obtains its colour and taste. Most importantly, RYR has long been used as a natural aid for balancing cholesterol levels, often in addition to or as a natural substitute to pharmaceutical statins for cholesterol management. (Continue Reading…)

Make the Most Out of Your Probiotic
By now, most people know that probiotics are good for them and that they can improve so many areas of health – from the digestive tract, to the cardiovascular system, to even the brain! But as more information becomes circulated regarding probiotic products and probiotic applications, misinformation comes with it. (Continue Reading…)

Domestic Violence and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
It doesn’t take much effort to find reputable statistics regarding the prevalence of this social issue. It is reported that half of all women have “experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16.” The sheer magnitude of this issue left us compelled to learn more about who this affects and HOW it affects them.  (Continue Reading…)