Red Wine Components May Epigenetically Help Prevent Breast Cancer Growth

Pink may be the color for breast cancer awareness month, but when it comes to reducing your risk for the disease; the color red makes a good choice. New research has found that certain chemicals highly concentrated in red wine may hinder breast cancer cell growth, as well as influence a person’s epigenetics. Breast cancer has … Continue reading Red Wine Components May Epigenetically Help Prevent Breast Cancer Growth

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Could Broccoli Epigenetically Reduce Your Cancer Risk?

We’ve often heard that certain foods might have the power to reduce our risk of disease. There’s Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a major polyphenol found in green tea, that may help prevent tumor growth, or DHA, one of the major omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and nuts, that could protect neurons and perhaps lower the chances … Continue reading Could Broccoli Epigenetically Reduce Your Cancer Risk?

10 Amazing Benefits of Chlorophyll

Source: 10 Amazing Benefits of Chlorophyll by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  You may have heard a lot of buzz surrounding the healthiness of vegetables, especially leafy green vegetables with deep, rich color tones. In many ways, they’re perfect foods and part of the credit is owed to the chlorophyll they contain. Chlorophyll is a green … Continue reading 10 Amazing Benefits of Chlorophyll

10 Healthy Vegetables

When most of us sit down to plan out dinner, we generally focus of combining ingredients for flavor, texture, and other culinary qualities, But knowing what these ingredients have to offer is a good first step towards preparing meals that are not only delicious, but nutritionally beneficial as well. Here are 10 vegetables with great … Continue reading 10 Healthy Vegetables

Study: Phytochemical Found in Broccoli & Cauliflower Attacks Prostate Cancer Cells

We all know that it’s important to eat our vegetables. At least, that’s what most of us have heard since we were kids. What our mother’s told us as when we were young, our doctors tell us as we get older. Sometimes though, it helps to have a more specific reason than high cholesterol, or … Continue reading Study: Phytochemical Found in Broccoli & Cauliflower Attacks Prostate Cancer Cells

Chaga Mushroom: The Immune-Boosting Superfood

Source: Chaga Mushroom: The Immune-Boosting Superfood by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Chaga (Inonotus Obliquus) is a mushroom that typically grows on birch trees in colder climates across the Northern Hemisphere. At first glance, the mushroom doesn’t look very appealing; actually, it doesn’t even looks like a mushroom at all! Appearances can be deceiving, … Continue reading Chaga Mushroom: The Immune-Boosting Superfood

The 4 Things You Have to Know about Pterostilbene

Source: The 4 Things You Have to Know about Pterostilbene by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  While trans-pterostilbene may not be familiar, its sources–blueberries and grapes–certainly are. Like its cousin resveratrol, plants produce pterostilbene in response to injury and infection. Also like resveratrol, pterostilbene has a high level of bioavailability and offers similar protective … Continue reading The 4 Things You Have to Know about Pterostilbene

7 Facts You Should Know About Trans-Resveratrol

Source: 7 Facts You Should Know About Trans-Resveratrol by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Propelled to fame as a result of a multitude of studies investigating the phytochemical properties of plant materials, resveratrol more than lives up to its reputation. This very unique antioxidant has been called a fountain of youth for its effectiveness … Continue reading 7 Facts You Should Know About Trans-Resveratrol

Study: Phytochemical Found in Broccoli & Cauliflower Attacks Prostate Cancer Cells

We all know that it’s important to eat our vegetables. At least, that’s what most of us have heard since we were kids. What our mother’s told us as when we were young, our doctors tell us as we get older. Sometimes though, it helps to have a more specific reason than high cholesterol, or … Continue reading Study: Phytochemical Found in Broccoli & Cauliflower Attacks Prostate Cancer Cells

What Are Saponins? Discovering Their Health Benefits

Source: What Are Saponins? Discovering Their Health Benefits by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Saponins are naturally occurring plant glycosides; which is to say they are phytochemicals — chemicals found in plants. They possess soap-like qualities and produce a lather when mixed with water.[1] Over one hundred families of plants contain saponins and there … Continue reading What Are Saponins? Discovering Their Health Benefits