What Is Millet? 6 Reasons to Add it to Your Diet

Sensitivity to gluten is on the rise, as is the demand for gluten-free foods; especially grains. Although there are many new, processed foods that are being marketed as gluten-free, a considerable number of people are taking a step back and looking to foods that humans have been relying on for ages — enter millet. [1] This tiny, gluten-free grain … Continue reading What Is Millet? 6 Reasons to Add it to Your Diet

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The Hidden Culprit Behind Wheat Sensitivity

Source: The Hidden Culprit Behind Wheat Sensitivity by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Many people are avoiding wheat these days in attempt to rid their lives of gluten. While gluten can be difficult to digest and lead to inflammation and other intestinal problems, it’s not the only factor at play with regard to wheat’s potential toxicity. … Continue reading The Hidden Culprit Behind Wheat Sensitivity

Read This Before Going Gluten-Free

  Source: Read This Before Going Gluten-Free by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  There’s little doubt you’ve encountered someone who’s gone gluten-free, and perhaps you yourself have ditched the maligned protein. Gluten has been vilified by many alternative health professionals and a dietary movement has begun. The research shows gluten has many downsides and very few … Continue reading Read This Before Going Gluten-Free

4 Things You Can Do To Support Thyroid Health

Source: 4 Things You Can Do To Support Thyroid Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The thyroid is responsible for secreting hormones and keeping your energy levels right where they should be; basically, it acts as the “leader” of the endocrine system. So, it goes without saying, if you keep your thyroid healthy, … Continue reading 4 Things You Can Do To Support Thyroid Health

How Gluten Destroys Thyroid Health

I have already discussed my disdain for gluten in previous articles, citing numerous research studies reporting its negative effects on the brain and digestive health. Gluten is a very hard protein found in wheat, barley, and rye products, and most individuals today are sensitive — if not downright intolerant — to its structure. One topic … Continue reading How Gluten Destroys Thyroid Health

Quinoa vs. Brown Rice: Which One is Better?

Source: Quinoa vs. Brown Rice: Which One is Better? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Is quinoa a healthier option than brown rice? As more supermarkets begin lining their shelves with this ancient, grain-like seed, consumers are asking this very question. Quinoa, a complete protein seed that resembles a cross between couscous and short-grain … Continue reading Quinoa vs. Brown Rice: Which One is Better?

Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

These double chocolate chip cookies are not your average cookie. For one, there’s no flour, refined sugar, or processed oils in this seven-ingredient recipe. The best part is that they actually taste good! Some gluten-free, vegan recipes are hit-or-miss. A lot of them just taste bland. These do not—they taste delicious and have a decadent texture. … Continue reading Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

What Is Gluten Intolerance?

Source: What Is Gluten Intolerance? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Gluten intolerance occurs when the body, specifically the digestive tract, responds to the presence of gluten in food. The response can range from mild discomfort to serious medical complications. Awareness is continuing to rise regarding the problems caused by gluten, even for people … Continue reading What Is Gluten Intolerance?

6 Facts About the Food-Mood Connection

Source: 6 Facts About the Food-Mood Connection Next to water and air, food is the most necessary thing in our lives. But beyond its status as a necessity, food can be comforting, nourishing, and supportive. It can bring people together and even provide a sense of community. I say “can” because the quality of your food … Continue reading 6 Facts About the Food-Mood Connection