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Do you ever find your eyes feeling scratchy and dry when the day has only just begun? You aren’t alone. Over 25 million Americans are affected daily by dry eye symptoms. Dry Eye Disease (DED) is an increasingly common disorder with a variety of different causes. Some of the most common being: •Autoimmune conditions •Contacts […]

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Vaginal yeast infection is one of the most common reasons why women consult a healthcare professional. Many women suffer from repeated infections. If a woman has been previously diagnosed with a vaginal yeast infection and has recurring symptoms, then treatment with seabuckthorn oil is an option to consider and why not? It is all natural […]

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Inflammation (Latin, īnflammō,- “I ignite, set alight”) is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants.[1] The classical signs of acute inflammation are pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function. Inflammation is a protective attempt by the organism to remove the injurious stimuli […]

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I am a relatively healthy 60 year old, however in summer 2007, the results from my annual physical showed slightly elevated levels of LDL cholesterol and blood sugars. Nothing to be too concerned about, and I admit to not making many/any changes to my lifestyle at that time. I began taking SBT Seabuckthorn Flavone Capsules […]

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Welcome to SBT Seabuckthorn Blog Q&A, where we answer questions you’ve asked about seabuckthorn! This month, a Google user asked the question, “What is the fatty acid profile of seabuckthorn?” A great question! Seabuckthorn Oils– Superfruit Nutrition Seabuckthorn’s nutrient rich berries cluster on thorny branches like brilliant orange jewels. Having their genesis in the unforgiving […]

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A recent CBC article has underlined the importance of Omega-3 fatty acids in maintaining and improving good health. As the article states, there are many natural sources of Omega-3s, and furthermore, many foods are enriched with Omegas to improve their nutritional profile. Joe Schwarcz, a chemistry professor at McGill University in Montreal, attempts to clarify some […]

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Friday afternoon I was lucky enough to catch Dr Alan C. Logan on the Christy Clark Show (audio available after free registration on CKNW.com). Dr Logan is the author of The Clear Skin Diet so as you might expect he and Christy focused on the role of nutrition in healthy skin. Not a surprise to […]

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Please, check out this compelling article on how the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) is approaching the misinformation ‘wars’ in the United States.  I am thinking the CTFA has a pro active and probably effective long term approach to articles appearing on a regular basis in the media such as the one that just appeared […]

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Half the pharmacists surveyed by Alberta researchers said they had seen evidence of dangerous interactions between natural health products and prescription drugs, a “startling” result that suggests… ????? – Tom Blackwell, National Post, Natural remedies ‘potentially harmful’, Published: Monday, July 23, 2007 Take a guess at how this sentence ends?  In fact, you pick the ending that you think […]

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This past week, upwards of 200 producers, scientists and experts in the nutraceutical field gathered to discuss the future of the industry. A CBC article covering the conference calls some of the attendees ‘nutrascientists’ – a word that doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry yet! – but they are, in essence, scientists in the field […]

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In advance of the Canadian Health Food Association’s Expo West conference and trade show last month (April 19-22), I wanted to write a press release that would provide an useful summary of SBT Seabuckthorn’s virtues and credentials, but that would be accessible to readers and helpful to our company as well, without being self-servingly promotional. […]

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Question:  Does anybody really understand the Health Canada regulations around Natural Health Products?  I am sure that not even Health Canada understands the regulations they are entrusted with implementing and enforcing. I am beginning to think we have another gun control ‘boondoggle’ on our hands.  This legislation has cost hundreds of millions of dollars to […]

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