Leading Medical Journal Wants GMO Labeling

Source: Leading Medical Journal Wants GMO Labeling by Dr. Edward Group  The topic of GMO labeling is hot right now and both sides are passionate. Should foods in the United States require GMO labeling, following suit of many other countries throughout the world? If there's nothing to hide, then why not label foods? The argument is that GMO … Continue reading Leading Medical Journal Wants GMO Labeling

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Epigenetic Explanations For Why Cutting Sugar May Make You Feel Smarter

The beginning of a new year is often a time for setting an intention to build new habits. A foundational goal many people share is to improve their health, which typically includes positive changes in diet. Although most would think of shedding pounds or building muscle as the primary outcome of these changes, it turns … Continue reading Epigenetic Explanations For Why Cutting Sugar May Make You Feel Smarter

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

What Is Gluten?

Source: What is Gluten? by Dr. Edward Group 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, … Continue reading What Is 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

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

The 6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

Source: The 6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins by Dr. Edward Group  If you’ve ever felt compelled to take another bite, despite feeling full, the problem may not be a lack of self control. In fact, the issue may not even be with you at all as it’s very likely that an excitotoxin is the culprit. These non-essential amino … Continue reading The 6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

Genetically Modified Foods: Why You Should Avoid Them

Source: Genetically Modified Foods: Why You Should Avoid Them by Dr. Edward Group   It’s just as concerning as it sounds. Scientists have introduced into plants and animals, new, scientifically manipulated or chosen, genetic material, to advance and suppress traits as they see fit. The products are genetically modified foods. From as early as the 70’s, scientists have been … Continue reading Genetically Modified Foods: Why You Should Avoid Them

Effects of a Poor Appetite

Source: Effects of a Poor Appetite by Dr. Edward Group  Poor appetite can be an indication of bowel disorders. Many people don’t necessarily link the two in their minds, but it’s true. Diarrhea from sensitivity to certain foods Nausea and vomiting make eating a repellant idea Constipation can make you feel full Indigestion makes eating difficult Cancer … Continue reading Effects of a Poor Appetite