Fruit for a Diabetes Diet: What to Know Before You Snack

Fruit does have a place in a healthy diabetes diet. Learn about the best fruits to eat, and why whole fruits are better than fruit juice. People with type 2 diabetes know that they need to pay attention to their carbohydrate intake. Of the three main macronutrients in food — protein, fat, and carbohydrates — … Continue reading Fruit for a Diabetes Diet: What to Know Before You Snack

The wider impacts of gut health

Probiotics and prebiotics are needed every day for optimal health, even to help lower food sensitivity reactions and related allergies. Our intestinal flora cannot be optimal without constant replenishment since we cannot avoid ingesting pesticides and insecticides or GMO foods that elaborate pesticides. This research review will indicate that even allergies are influenced by gut … Continue reading The wider impacts of gut health

Mercury in our Food

Doctor where could I be getting that MERCURY or other heavy metals from? When you report the results of heavy metal testing on hair, blood or urine patients may have difficulty imagining where they might get some of those heavy metals. Now we find that 10 % of calories for some people is from HIGH … Continue reading Mercury in our Food

Balance your hormones to stay young

Specific hormones' role in longevity and healthy ageing is a hot topic at the moment. In fact, it formed the basis of key discussions at the recent International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Pittsburgh and the Paris Anti-Obesity Therapies Congress. According to the latest theories, the following hormones may be key to healthy ageing: 1. DHEA … Continue reading Balance your hormones to stay young

Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

Children born to mothers exposed to microbes during pregnancy may be less likely to develop allergies, German researchers say. They found that pregnant mice exposed to inhaled barnyard microbes gave birth to allergy-resistant offspring. The microbe exposure triggered a mild inflammatory response in the mothers. This response was characterized by increased expression of microbe-sensing Toll-like … Continue reading Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

7 Unsettling Facts about Your Food

Source: 7 Unsettling Facts about Your Food by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  It’s dinnertime and you’re hungry. Following your internal cues, you decide to swing by the grocery store on your way home from work. That’s fine; after all, everyone has to eat. Nevertheless, do you really know the truth about that food … Continue reading 7 Unsettling Facts about Your Food

How and Why You Should Try a Sugar Detox

Source: How and Why You Should Try a Sugar Detox by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  While some people jokingly refer to themselves as sugar addicts, the truth is no laughing matter. Refined sugar causes real, clinically verifiable addictive patterns in your brain and ruinous effects on your body. The average American consumes between … Continue reading How and Why You Should Try a Sugar Detox

4 Dangers of Food Dyes

Source: 4 Dangers of Food Dyes by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Artificial additives pervade our food supply at epic proportions. Manufacturers claim the stuff is added to enhance flavor, appearance, texture, and shelf life. Food dyes, a food additive used to deepen the color of candy, dry mixes, soups, and even bread, have … Continue reading 4 Dangers of Food Dyes

8 Shocking Facts about Bovine Growth Hormone

Source: 8 Shocking Facts about Bovine Growth Hormone by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Since bovine growth hormone received FDA approval in 1993, three disturbing health trends have emerged. Cancer cases continue to increase, obesity has become an epidemic and early onset puberty has become the norm. [1] [2] [3] Related? Maybe, maybe not. You can be the … Continue reading 8 Shocking Facts about Bovine Growth Hormone

How Meat Is Toxic for Your Colon

Source: How Meat Is Toxic for Your Colon by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Meat in its natural state is not totally harmful. The thing is, we don’t often get it in its natural state, and common preparation methods for the food makes it even worse for human health. Consider the changes that cows go … Continue reading How Meat Is Toxic for Your Colon