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?

What Does It Mean to Eat Well?

What we put into our bodies can impact our mood, our energy, and our physical health. By becoming more mindful and intentional about what we eat, when we eat, and why we eat, we can create balance and harmony both physically and emotionally. The nutrients within our food act as information to our cells. When … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Eat Well?

10 Best Herbs for Female Hormone Balance

Source: 10 Best Herbs for Female Hormone Balance by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Reduced sexual desire, a lack of energy, hormonal imbalance… all problems that can cause a great deal of stress for women. Of course, environmental toxins and hormone disrupting chemicals (like BPA) only make the situation worse. Fortunately, women of any age … Continue reading 10 Best Herbs for Female Hormone Balance

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

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 Free Radicals?

Source: What Are Free Radicals? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  You don’t have to look at many health food advertisements to see how many marketing messages focus on antioxidants and free radicals. Marketers depict free radicals as the cause of human suffering, while antioxidants are the ultimate defense and secret to immortality. Although … Continue reading What Are Free Radicals?

12 Health Benefits of Acai Berries

There are numerous healthy berries that would be a great addition to your diet. The acai berry is one of the healthiest berries you will ever find. Acai is an indigenous berry commonly found in the rain forests of the Amazon. This antioxidant-rich fruit has been heralded for centuries as a healing, immune-stimulating, energy-boosting fruit. … Continue reading 12 Health Benefits of Acai Berries