Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness

Source: Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Activated charcoal is a hot topic in health and wellness these days, gaining recognition as a powerhouse agent for detoxification with a wide range of potential uses. We see activated charcoal in everything from facial masks and … Continue reading Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness

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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

15 Oregano Oil Uses & Benefits for Body and Mental Health

Source: 15 Oregano Oil Uses & Benefits for Body and Mental Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Without a doubt, oregano oil is one of the best natural supplements you can get. It’s produced from the perennial herb oregano and loaded with free-radical-crushing antioxidants. A growing body of research has shown that oregano … Continue reading 15 Oregano Oil Uses & Benefits for Body and Mental Health

6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

What does it mean to have a healthy brain? It means having a brain that is readily capable of performing all of it’s vital functions. This includes basic functions, like regulating the involuntary functions of the autonomic nervous system, and higher-level functions, such as facilitating cognition and decision-making, and coordinating fine and gross motor skills. … Continue reading 6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

5 Keys to Eating for Better Brain Health

Although many people may see the value in the grain- and gluten-free diet proposed by Grain Brain, getting them to take the final step, to actually make a nutritional change in their life, can often prove difficult. That’s understandable, because the first few days and weeks of making any lifestyle change are challenging. In this case, … Continue reading 5 Keys to Eating for Better Brain Health

New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

The ketogenic diet is one of the most talked about and debated diet trends today. You’ve probably heard celebrities, athletes, and neighbors raving about the benefits of this dietary approach. Interestingly, the science backs up its rapid growth in popularity, as a ketogenic diet has been shown to have numerous health benefits for its adherents. The diet … Continue reading New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

Vagus Nerve – Inflammation – Heart Rate Variability

In the brilliant scientific paper, ‘The pulse of inflammation: heart rate variability, the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway and implications for therapy,’ Dr. Jared M. Huston, Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center discovered a neural control circuit that acts to keep the body’s cytokine production, and therefore inflammatory response, in check.[1] During the 1990s, the … Continue reading Vagus Nerve – Inflammation – Heart Rate Variability

Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

These days, it seems like more and more Americans are taking laxatives to combat constipation. Osmotic laxatives, like Miralax and Lactulose, are one of the most popular OTC options for this. What these types of laxatives do is fill the digestive tract with particles, which attract fluid inside the gut, flushing out the system and … Continue reading Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

Dr. Osborne discusses functional nutritional aspects of blood sugar regulation. For more in depth information on the functional medicine approach to blood sugar control visit *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This video is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Additionally, this information is not … Continue reading What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

Diet and Good Gut Bacteria Could Epigenetically Change Your Gene Expression

There are many different diets available in the nutritional world today that could dramatically adjust our gut bacteria, depending on what we consume. High-fat, low-carb diets, low-fat, high-carb diets, fasting, and cleanses are just a few examples of popular diets, and even what some may call “fads”, which might leave a person confused (and hungry). … Continue reading Diet and Good Gut Bacteria Could Epigenetically Change Your Gene Expression