3 Types of Exercise that are Great for Lower Back Pain

Source: 3 Types of Exercise that are Great for Lower Back Pain by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  There’s no question that exercise is one of the best ways to strengthen your body, improve flexibility, and boost your metabolism. It turns out that quite a bit of evidence supports the idea that exercise can … Continue reading 3 Types of Exercise that are Great for Lower Back Pain

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Vitamin D Deficiency Puts Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Greater Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Finds

Malnutrition is a common side effect of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The damage Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and other bowel diseases inflict upon the intestinal tract makes it nearly impossible for proper absorption of essential vitamins and minerals the human body requires to thrive. More than a million people are believed to suffer from IBD in … Continue reading Vitamin D Deficiency Puts Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Greater Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Finds

Research: Low Calcium Levels Linked to Osteoporosis & Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women

It’s common knowledge that calcium plays an important role in maintaining strong, healthy bones later in life. For women who have passed their reproductive years, this fact is especially true. But according to new research from Italy [1], there may be another important reason for postmenopausal women to keep an eye on their calcium levels. … Continue reading Research: Low Calcium Levels Linked to Osteoporosis & Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women

Expert: 50% of the World’s Population Deficient in Vitamin D

Source: Expert: 50% of the World’s Population Deficient in Vitamin D by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Vitamin D is an essential part of a healthy diet. The human body needs relatively large quantities of it in order to maintain bone density and metabolism, as well as general organ health.The impact it has on … Continue reading Expert: 50% of the World’s Population Deficient in Vitamin D

Understanding Calcium: The Best Forms of Calcium Supplements

We have all heard about how important calcium is for maintaining healthy bones, muscles and nerves. We also may be aware of the role calcium plays in inter-cellular communications. But many are unaware that the common American daily diet is not offering enough calcium. Sadly, this calcium that is lacking from our diet is then … Continue reading Understanding Calcium: The Best Forms of Calcium Supplements

The Health Benefits of Calcium Orotate

Source: The Health Benefits of Calcium Orotate by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The human body has a need for calcium. Calcium enables us to have strong bones and prevents bone loss diseases such as osteoporosis. The effects of depleted calcium levels span far beyond the scope of weakened bones. Studies done at the … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Calcium Orotate

What Is Manganese? The Benefits of This Essential Mineral

Source: What Is Manganese? The Benefits of This Essential Mineral by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Many people know that vitamin B-12 supports normal energy levels and that vitamin C can help the immune system, but what do you know about manganese? It doesn’t have the star power of other nutrients like calcium, iron, … Continue reading What Is Manganese? The Benefits of This Essential Mineral

9 Shocking Dangers of Fluoride Exposure

Exposure to fluoride is a contentious topic, mostly because exposure is everywhere. Not only is fluoride a common ingredient in toothpaste, many municipalities have a fluoridated water supply. Why? Well, the reason we’re given is that it encourages oral health… even though it’s not known to prevent harmful oral bacteria. [1] What is known is … Continue reading 9 Shocking Dangers of Fluoride Exposure

Tips for Supporting Sore Muscles and Joints

Source: Tips for Supporting Sore Muscles and Joints by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Almost everyone has experienced some type of muscle or joint discomfort in their life. The entire human body is covered with muscle tissue and joints that are in motion almost constantly, making it easy for discomfort to appear anywhere, anytime. … Continue reading Tips for Supporting Sore Muscles and Joints