DASH Diet: A Vegetarian Meal Plan for Heart Health

Source: DASH Diet: A Vegetarian Meal Plan for Heart Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you’ve been thinking about changing your diet in order to lose weight, lower your blood sugar or blood pressure, or just improve your overall health, you might have heard about the DASH Diet. The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop … Continue reading DASH Diet: A Vegetarian Meal Plan for Heart Health

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Low Glycemic Diet: Help Prevent Diabetes & Heart Disease

Source: Low Glycemic Diet: Help Prevent Diabetes & Heart Disease by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, not all carbs are created equal. The low-glycemic diet is based on a simple premise: avoid "bad" carbohydrate foods, which are those with a high number on the glycemic index … Continue reading Low Glycemic Diet: Help Prevent Diabetes & Heart Disease

The Detox Diet: 9 Simple Steps for Whole Body Cleansing

Source: The Detox Diet: 9 Simple Steps for Whole Body Cleansing by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  We promote internal cleansing to help remove toxicants that accumulate in your body as a result of your diet and the environment around you. But if you want to take your efforts a step further, cutting back … Continue reading The Detox Diet: 9 Simple Steps for Whole Body Cleansing

Nutrition May Have an Epigenetic Impact on Early Puberty in Girls

Maintaining proper nutrition is a very important factor in living a long, healthy life. Foods that have little nutritional benefits have become easier to get our hands on, so the emphasis on proper nutritional health has become a fleeting priority for some people and their families. As a result, most individuals have inadvertently accepted the  western … Continue reading Nutrition May Have an Epigenetic Impact on Early Puberty in Girls

White Rice & Diabetes

Health researchers said this month they had found a troubling link between higher consumption of white rice and type 2 diabetes. “What we’ve found is white rice is likely to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes,” said Dr. Qi Sun of the Harvard School of Public Health. In the studies carried out in China … Continue reading White Rice & Diabetes

HOW TO AVOID 5 FOOD ADDITIVES THAT HARM CHILDREN’S HEALTH

In a groundbreaking move this week, American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Environmental Health warned of the risks chemical food additives pose to children’s health. Dr. Leonardo Trasande, lead author of the new analysis, explained that children’s developing bodies are uniquely vulnerable, especially when it comes to the functioning of thyroid, estrogen and testosterone hormones. “There can … Continue reading HOW TO AVOID 5 FOOD ADDITIVES THAT HARM CHILDREN’S HEALTH

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

5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

No one disputes that bisphenol A, a toxic compound widely used to line food cans and other food packaging, is polluting people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found BPA in the urine of more than 90 percent of Americans sampled. In 2009, tests commissioned by EWG were the first to find BPA in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

IF YOU CAN’T CONVINCE THEM, CONFUSE THEM – Harry Truman The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of harm) of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in our diet misses the obvious. The average American increased their consumption of HFCS (mostly from sugar sweetened drinks and processed food) from zero to over 60 pounds … Continue reading 5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

How to Change Your Life with Vitamins – webinar

How to Change Your Life with Vitamins - webinar: Recently, interest in nutritional medicine, and how to use it properly, has increased enormously, and many people are already taking supplemental vitamins in larger than standard dietary doses. Orthomolecular medicine believes that the basis for health is good nutrition. It uses nutrients and normal (“ortho”) constituents … Continue reading How to Change Your Life with Vitamins – webinar