Understanding, Treating and Preventing Heart Disease

This is an introduction to a series of articles on the heart. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Economic Burden of Illness in Canada report, cardiovascular disease-related physician care, hospital care, and drugs is the largest burden on the health system. It is the same throughout the first world. Cardiovascular disease is the … Continue reading Understanding, Treating and Preventing Heart Disease

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How to Detox GMOs (Video)

Source: How to Detox GMOs (Video) by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  I recently sat down with Anthony Gucciardi of Natural Society and discussed the dangers of genetically modified foods and how to detox your body. This is just one of many topics you could discuss yourself and participate in the Monsanto Video Revolt! Check it out! … Continue reading How to Detox GMOs (Video)

Overweight Fathers May Epigenetically Increase Their Daughters’ Risk of Breast Cancer

Although we typically think the mother has a large impact on her child’s health, epigenetic research is beginning to suggest that a father’s behavior may also have a significant amount of influence. Recently, we posted a blog article on the epigenetic influence a father’s lifestyle has on his children, showing that both mothers and fathers contribute to their … Continue reading Overweight Fathers May Epigenetically Increase Their Daughters’ Risk of Breast Cancer

Circadian Rhythms, Epigenetics and Disease

Epigenetics has many connections to our cellular processes. It regulates the expression of our genes, so it wouldn’t surprise us that epigenetics is involved in the regulation of our circadian rhythms as well. But what exactly are these circadian rhythms and how can they be involved in certain processes of health and disease? What are circadian rhythms? Circadian rhythms are … Continue reading Circadian Rhythms, Epigenetics and Disease

How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips

Source: How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Perhaps you woke up this morning with a spring in your step, helped along by a cup or two of coffee. But now, in front of your computer screen, the caffeine has worn off and your eyelids feel … Continue reading How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips

Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert

Source: Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  It never fails — you go to bed to get some much-needed rest, wake up thinking you got plenty, and then suddenly you're tired again. Or maybe you just feel tired all the time, and for seemingly … Continue reading Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert

Taking on Superbugs, Syphilis and Gonorrhoeae with Iodine

Time Magazine reported that this week marks one year since world leaders met at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City in 2016 and unanimously committed to tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The risks of not doing so were clear: a recent report estimated that if AMR continued to spread at its current rate, there … Continue reading Taking on Superbugs, Syphilis and Gonorrhoeae with Iodine

A Fatty Diet May Affect Behavior Across Generations Through Epigenetic Mechanisms

Having a high-fat diet (HFD) is not only linked to obesity but also to an increased risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain mental health disorders. With obesity levels on the rise, it’s critical that we know more about how a HFD affects the body and find ways for early prevention. In … Continue reading A Fatty Diet May Affect Behavior Across Generations Through Epigenetic Mechanisms

Argan Oil: Health Benefits for Your Skin, Heart, & Beyond

Source: Argan Oil: Health Benefits for Your Skin, Heart, & Beyond by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Nicknamed "liquid gold," argan oil is renowned for its exemplary therapeutic and cosmetic properties. The oil comes from Morocco, but people around the world have traded it for its health benefits as early as the 6th century.[1] … Continue reading Argan Oil: Health Benefits for Your Skin, Heart, & Beyond

How Eating Zinc Could Affect DNA Methylation and the Immune System

Zinc is a mineral that’s vital to our health and is involved in several aspects of cellular metabolism. According to the National Institutes of Health, zinc plays a role in a wide range of important processes like healing wounds, synthesizing proteins and DNA, and the division of cells. It’s even required to be able to taste … Continue reading How Eating Zinc Could Affect DNA Methylation and the Immune System