Calcium Deficiency: Natural Approaches to Minimize Your Risk

Source: Calcium Deficiency: Natural Approaches to Minimize Your Risk by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the body, makes up 1.5 percent to 2 percent of your weight. Most of the mineral resides in your bones and teeth, but calcium in your bloodstream plays an important role in many … Continue reading Calcium Deficiency: Natural Approaches to Minimize Your Risk

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Calcium Orotate: How It Compares to Other Calcium Supplements

Source: Calcium Orotate: How It Compares to Other Calcium Supplements by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Calcium orotate is the most highly absorbed calcium supplement. Extensive research by the late German doctor Hans A. Nieper, M.D. found that orotate molecules are the most efficient carriers of calcium, magnesium, lithium, and other ions in the body. Orotates can … Continue reading Calcium Orotate: How It Compares to Other Calcium Supplements

Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs

Source: Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Most health-conscious people have heard of magnesium (Mg), but many of them don't know a whole lot about it. Compared to other vitamins and minerals, it tends to fly under the radar. But, it's a vital nutrient that's essential for good … Continue reading Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs

Calcium & Magnesium: Finding the Right Ratio for Optimal Health

Source: Calcium & Magnesium: Finding the Right Ratio for Optimal Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Calcium and magnesium are two macrominerals that are biologically intertwined at the cellular level — a sort of biological yin and yang, if you will. These minerals work together to promote optimal cell metabolism, and keeping them in … Continue reading Calcium & Magnesium: Finding the Right Ratio for Optimal Health

Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

  Source: Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral that supports your body in many ways. It contributes to reproductive health,[1] thyroid health,[2] and helps reduce DNA damage due to its antioxidant nature in certain forms.[3] Nuts, seeds, beans, and some vegetables … Continue reading Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

Potassium Iodide: Radiation Protection, Benefits, & Side Effects

Source: Potassium Iodide: Radiation Protection, Benefits, & Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Potassium Iodide is a white, odorless chemical compound made up of 76% iodine and 23% potassium. You might also see it represented by its chemical formula, KI: K for potassium and I for iodine. As a supplement, KI exists in tablet or liquid … Continue reading Potassium Iodide: Radiation Protection, Benefits, & Side Effects

A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Source: A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is a critically important nutrient that we all need. In women and men, iodine is used by the thyroid to produce T3 and T4 hormones, which manage metabolism.[1] Iodine also supports digestion, bone development, muscle control, … Continue reading A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits

Source: Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  "I went from an energetic, thin active person to feeling sluggish, gaining weight, and feeling unwell in general," says Diane S, a paraprofessional who works for a school in Ohio. Her elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels suggested hypothyroidism, an … Continue reading Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits

The Importance of Iodine for a Healthy Thyroid

Source: The Importance of Iodine for a Healthy Thyroid by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is an essential nutrient, meaning that the human body requires it for many essential functions but cannot synthesize it on its own. Without enough iodine, the thyroid gland cannot produce the thyroid hormones that regulate growth, metabolism and other important … Continue reading The Importance of Iodine for a Healthy Thyroid

13 Foods rich in Iodine

Source: 13 Foods rich in Iodine by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is an essential trace mineral that helps the brain function properly, it helps your body properly metabolizes the energy from food. In women, it ensures breast and ovarian health, as well. The thyroid hormones T3 and T4 contain the iodine molecule, and these hormones regulate your … Continue reading 13 Foods rich in Iodine