What is Aspergillus?

Aspergillus is a genus of mold fungi. They like to grow cotton, but also on hemp, jute and kapok, upholstered furniture and foam mattresses. They are found in fruits, vegetables, flour, nuts, jam, bread, hay and silage, but also to animal (bird attitude!) , Wood, paper and carpets. In the bathroom, and in all the … Continue reading What is Aspergillus?

Candida Yeast Protection Program – A yeast infection?

Yeasts, tiny fungi-like organisms found on plant leaves, flowers and in soil and saltwater, assist in the decomposition and recycling of plants and algal. Yeasts also play an important role in human culture and history - imagine a world devoid of beer, wine and bread. Commercially, yeasts produce alcoholic beverages by fermenting rice, wheat, barley, … Continue reading Candida Yeast Protection Program – A yeast infection?

How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

Source: How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Probiotics are microorganisms that support a healthy gut flora. Available in foods or supplements, probiotics can boost the immune system, support digestive health, and relieve gas, bloating, and abdominal discomfort. If you follow a vegan, vegetarian, or dairy-free diet, there are plenty of … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

The Health Benefits of Beta-Glucanase

Beta-Glucanase represents a group of carbohydrate enzymes which break down glycosidic bonds within beta-glucan. These glucans also create up to 60% of the cell wall of many forms of fungal organisms such as Candida albicans and candidal biofilm (the common experience of candida in the gut). Beta glucans are a polysaccharide made of glucose molecules linked together … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Beta-Glucanase

What is Carvacrol? 8 Facts to Know

Carvacrol may not be a widely recognized household name, but its source — oregano, probably is. As it turns out, oregano offers more than a pleasant taste; research has shown that carvacrol, its active ingredient, offers a wide range of health benefits; including protective effects for the liver, antioxidant, activity against harmful organisms, and more. … Continue reading What is Carvacrol? 8 Facts to Know

9 Oregano Oil Benefits to Support Your Health Naturally

    Oregano oil is extracted from the oregano plant (Origanum vulgare), a perennial herb from the flowering plant family Lamiaceae. Thanks to its high concentration of antioxidants, carvacrol, and other critical vitamins and nutrients, the health benefits of oregano oil are truly staggering. Oregano oil may support gastrointestinal, respiratory, and skin health. Additionally, its … Continue reading 9 Oregano Oil Benefits to Support Your Health Naturally

10 Natural Remedies for Yeast Infections

Source: 10 Natural Remedies for Yeast Infections by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The common yeast infection, also known as vaginitis, is a painful condition that many women experience at some point in their lives. Characterized by extremely uncomfortable itching, burning and pain, and discharge, vaginal yeast infections are most often caused by unhealthy … Continue reading 10 Natural Remedies for Yeast Infections

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Yeast Infections

Source: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Yeast Infections by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  It’s hard to live in a living world without some living organisms taking residence on or inside of your body. It might not be the most pleasant idea, but everyone is carrying bugs of some sort. Harmful organisms in … Continue reading 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Yeast Infections

9 Symptoms of a Yeast Infection

Source: 9 Symptoms of a Yeast Infection by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Yeast infections are not a problem that only affect women or the vagina. The fact is that yeast infections can affect many parts of the body of both men and women of all ages. Yeast infections can cause pain, swelling and … Continue reading 9 Symptoms of a Yeast Infection

Yeast Infection and Bacterial Vaginosis

Source: Yeast Infection and Bacterial Vaginosis by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common type of vaginal infection, followed by yeast infections. The primary causes of infections are bacterial imbalance – namely an excess of harmful bacteria – or Candida. Both conditions can lead to an unpleasant set of … Continue reading Yeast Infection and Bacterial Vaginosis