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

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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

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?

Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

The biggest fear generated by pro-meat eaters and new vegetarians is about not getting enough protein. The real problem is just the opposite: we take in too much protein. According to the Max Planck Institute for Nutritional Research in Germany, considered by Paavo Airola to be the most respected and reliable nutritional rese arch organization … Continue reading Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

1. Brendan Brazier Professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier, is one of the top athletes in the world. He has gained notoriety as a best-selling author specializing in performance nutrition and further distinguished himself by winning the Canadian 50KM Ultra Marathon Championships on two separate occasions. He has also placed third at the National Long-Course Triathlon … Continue reading The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

The Top 4 Vegan Websites

Source: The Top 4 Vegan Websites by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Whether you’re simply trying out a few vegan recipes but haven’t made a complete switch, or you’ve been a vegan for years, keeping company with other vegans is a great way to learn new ideas, recipes, outlooks, and perspectives. Just as iron … Continue reading The Top 4 Vegan Websites

Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Source: Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits! by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Dairy is NOT the only source of calcium! We created this infographic to raise awareness that plant sources of calcium are available. If you missed the original article, 10 Fruits Rich in Calcium, be sure to check that out too. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, … Continue reading Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist?

Source: Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  In terms of health, a vegetarian diet can be one of the most healthy options. A new study even suggests a vegan diet could actually be the best when it comes to lowering heart disease and blood pressure. [1] It begs the question, is … Continue reading Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist?

Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Source: Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Quinoa is an alternative grain and an incredibly nutritious food. If you’re looking for a way to add quinoa to your diet, this amazing quinoa salad will leave you asking for more. I found the original recipe on Two … Continue reading Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Vegan Snacks Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Pecans

Source: Vegan Snacks Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Pecans by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A vegan lifestyle can offer much in the way of health benefits, but it’s not without its challenges. A common problem for many vegans is incorporating a sufficient amount of protein and healthy fats into their diet. Many nuts … Continue reading Vegan Snacks Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Pecans