Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer

Source: Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer by Dr. Edward Group   A study conducted in part by scientists at Oxford University’s Cancer Epidemiology Unit [1] indicates that vegetarians develop some cancers, including bladder and stomach cancers and leukemia, up to 45% less than persons who eat red meat [2], that’s nearly half the risk! The study was … Continue reading Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer

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How to Become a Vegetarian

Source: How to Become a Vegetarian by Dr. Edward Group  Becoming a vegetarian is a process you can begin in steps. That may be good news if you’re concerned about radical diet changes, which, while many people do, can also be difficult to maintain. It is typically easier to transition into a new lifestyle than implement a … Continue reading How to Become a Vegetarian

6 Vegetables High in Calcium

Source: 6 Vegetables High in Calcium by Dr. Edward Group  Calcium is an essential mineral for maintaining healthy bones – a factor in the development in numerous diseases such as osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and others. And while you may think that you take in enough calcium throughout the day, or that you need to consume meat or … Continue reading 6 Vegetables High in Calcium

10 Healthy Vegetables

Source: 10 Healthy Vegetables by Dr. Edward Group 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. … Continue reading 10 Healthy Vegetables

7 Foods Rich in Iodine

Source: 7 Foods Rich in Iodine by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The thyroid gland synthesizes thyroid hormones and iodine is an essential trace mineral that is crucial for the thyroid to function properly.[1] Eating foods rich in iodine ensures the thyroid is able to manage metabolism, detoxification, growth and development.Research has shown that … Continue reading 7 Foods Rich in Iodine

The 7 Best Vegetarian Foods for Selenium

Source: The 7 Best Vegetarian Foods for Selenium by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Selenium is a powerful trace mineral that everyone needs. Along with iodine, selenium is great for the thyroid. It supports the immune system and it’s a powerful antioxidant. [1] [2] Adults need at least 55 micrograms a day and some … Continue reading The 7 Best Vegetarian Foods for Selenium

What is the Definition of Vegetarian?

Source: What is the Definition of Vegetarian? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The definition of “vegetarian” is a person who abstains from consuming meat. There are many motivations for this choice. Some persons avoid eating meat due to religious beliefs that maintain the equality of all life. Other vegetarians have no particular religion … Continue reading What is the Definition of Vegetarian?

What is a Raw Vegan Diet?

Source: What is a Raw Vegan Diet? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When developing a raw vegan diet, or any diet for that matter, you should focus on choosing foods that provide your body with the five most essential types of nutrients: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, and vitamins. Fortunately, these essential nutrients are … Continue reading What is a Raw Vegan Diet?

10 Incredible Health Benefits of a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

Source: 10 Incredible Health Benefits of a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Is a vegan or vegetarian diet the healthiest diet you can follow?  Researchers, doctors, celebrities and the health conscious routinely argue its pluses and minuses… it can be very confusing! Relax, and allow the following 10 facts … Continue reading 10 Incredible Health Benefits of a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

9 Health Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

Source: 9 Health Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Adopting a vegetarian diet can be a fantastic entry into experiencing better health. A vegetarian diet is associated with a higher consumption of fiber, folic acid, vitamins C and E, magnesium, unsaturated fat, and countless phytochemicals. This often results in … Continue reading 9 Health Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet