Fish Oil Supplements: Are the Fish Oil Benefits True?

Source: Fish Oil Supplements: Are the Fish Oil Benefits True? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The golden, egg-shaped capsules are the latest craze among health seekers. Found in the tissues of oily, cold-water fish, the oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for many vital functions in the body, including brain function, muscle … Continue reading Fish Oil Supplements: Are the Fish Oil Benefits True?

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Night Time Light Exposure – Not a Bright Idea

We live in a very light polluted world in comparison to that of our very recent ancestors. Estimates now indicate that close to 99% of both Americans and Europeans are exposed to “light pollution.” Not only are we excessively exposed to light in modern times, but the type of light accounting for this exposure is changing rapidly. … Continue reading Night Time Light Exposure – Not a Bright Idea

6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

What does it mean to have a healthy brain? It means having a brain that is readily capable of performing all of it’s vital functions. This includes basic functions, like regulating the involuntary functions of the autonomic nervous system, and higher-level functions, such as facilitating cognition and decision-making, and coordinating fine and gross motor skills. … Continue reading 6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

A Child’s Mental Fitness Could Be Epigenetically Influenced by Dad’s Diet

We often think that taking supplements is a good thing – but what if we consume too much? And could doing so negatively affect our children? Researchers from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) found that fathers who consumed an excessive amount of certain supplements could epigenetically harm their offspring, affecting their children’s memory … Continue reading A Child’s Mental Fitness Could Be Epigenetically Influenced by Dad’s Diet

5 Keys to Eating for Better Brain Health

Although many people may see the value in the grain- and gluten-free diet proposed by Grain Brain, getting them to take the final step, to actually make a nutritional change in their life, can often prove difficult. That’s understandable, because the first few days and weeks of making any lifestyle change are challenging. In this case, … Continue reading 5 Keys to Eating for Better Brain Health

New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

The ketogenic diet is one of the most talked about and debated diet trends today. You’ve probably heard celebrities, athletes, and neighbors raving about the benefits of this dietary approach. Interestingly, the science backs up its rapid growth in popularity, as a ketogenic diet has been shown to have numerous health benefits for its adherents. The diet … Continue reading New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

Epigenetics Provides Insight on Potential Relief for Memory Disorders

The formation of memories has been a popular research topic among the science community.  They occur by a familiar stimulus reactivating a specific group of neurons, but not much else is known about the exact logistics involved in how a memory is created and retained. Many memory-related disorders like Alzheimer’s and PTSD directly affect a … Continue reading Epigenetics Provides Insight on Potential Relief for Memory Disorders

How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and … Continue reading How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

Dr. Osborne discusses functional nutritional aspects of blood sugar regulation. For more in depth information on the functional medicine approach to blood sugar control visit *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This video is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Additionally, this information is not … Continue reading What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

Science: What is Gluten? Here’s How to See and Feel Gluten

What is gluten, and what does it mean to be cooking with gluten? See and feel gluten with this simple kitchen experiment. GLUTEN FACTS: Gluten—an elastic protein that has the ability to trap air, much like a balloon—is formed when two important proteins in wheat flour, glutenin and gliadin, bond together in the presence of … Continue reading Science: What is Gluten? Here’s How to See and Feel Gluten