The recent COVID-19 pandemic is caused by SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2), a novel betacoronavirus. It was first recognized in the beginning of 2020 as a new member of the same coronavirus family that caused SARS and MERS. So far there is no vaccine or effective drugs that can be used for prevention … Continue reading Bolstering Your Defenses Against COVID-19: An “Epigenetic” Diet
Even though it’s common for expectant mothers to have low vitamin D levels, it’s essential to the health and proper development of the baby. A low amount of vitamin D is associated with poor fetal growth, childhood obesity, bone density, and bone mineral content. Interestingly, key functions of the placenta – like transporting nutrients to the growing … Continue reading Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby’s Health
If you’re like me, then you know keeping the stubborn belly fat off is a pain. And it only gets harder as we get older. Today I’m going to tell you why instead of suffering through exercises like crunches, reducing your stress and making simple changes to your diet is all you need to do … Continue reading How to Lose Stubborn Belly Fat with Intermittent Fasting
Eating vegan while traveling doesn't have to be complicated. In this video, Dr. Group gives you a handful of tips that will make eating a plant-based diet while traveling a breeze. How to Eat a Plant Based Diet While Traveling Video Length: 4:50 minutes Related Posts Plant-Based Diet: What to Eat, Avoid, Meal Plan, & … Continue reading How to Eat a Plant Based Diet While Traveling
Have you ever thought of fasting as a method to heal your body? Why is it that fasting is mentioned over 40 times in the bible? Watch this video to get the answers. Listen to Dr. Edward Group talk about water-fasting and why it might just be the most cost-effective method of healing. Dr. Edward … Continue reading Water Fasting: The Most Cost Effective Method of Healing?
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic illness in which a person’s body cannot produce enough insulin to process blood sugar in a healthy way. It affects millions of people all over the world, and it can be a debilitating and even deadly disease if not properly managed. The inability to metabolize glucose can lead to … Continue reading Epigenetic Marks Found In Blood Test Could Help Save Diabetics
Air pollution has a negative impact on our health and can also adjust important chemical tags on our DNA. Aside from taking steps to reduce pollution in our communities, a new study suggests that we can take B vitamins to combat the harmful effects on our bodies. Particulate matter with a diameter less than 2.5 … Continue reading B Vitamins Protect Against Harmful Epigenetic Effects of Air Pollution
A chemical in an essential oil extracted from tree bark might actually reduce cancer growth. Researchers are finding that hinokitiol, a compound found in some cypress trees, not only has anti-infective and anti-oxidative properties, but it might also impact the epigenetic tags on top of DNA and reactivate genes that fight against tumor growth. The epigenetic … Continue reading Natural Compound in Cypress Trees Might Epigenetically Protect Against Cancer
Scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Johns Hopkins Medicine worked together to analyze human and mouse epigenomes and discovered that drinking alcohol could lead to epigenetic changes that influence a particular gene’s ability to regulate cholesterol. The results suggest an underlying epigenetic mechanism known as DNA methylation could explain why someone’s body processes cholesterol … Continue reading Could Drinking Alcohol Epigenetically Hamper Your Ability to Process Cholesterol?
Thanksgiving is a time for people to come together to share what they are thankful for, enjoy each other’s company and, perhaps most importantly, eat. Sharing a large feast is a great way to strengthen the bond between family and friends during Thanksgiving, but you might not know it’s an opportunity to make the best … Continue reading The Epigenetic Benefits of Your Thanksgiving Feast