DASH Diet: A Vegetarian Meal Plan for Heart Health

Source: DASH Diet: A Vegetarian Meal Plan for Heart Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you’ve been thinking about changing your diet in order to lose weight, lower your blood sugar or blood pressure, or just improve your overall health, you might have heard about the DASH Diet. The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop … Continue reading DASH Diet: A Vegetarian Meal Plan for Heart Health

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Fish Oil Supplements: Are the Fish Oil Benefits True?

Source: Fish Oil Supplements: Are the Fish Oil Benefits True? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The golden, egg-shaped capsules are the latest craze among health seekers. Found in the tissues of oily, cold-water fish, the oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for many vital functions in the body, including brain function, muscle … Continue reading Fish Oil Supplements: Are the Fish Oil Benefits True?

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

10 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Sugar

Source: 10 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Sugar by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you're looking for natural ways to lower your blood sugar, you're not alone. While diabetes affects some 30.3 million American adults, another 84.1 million have prediabetes. Prediabetes and its close cousin metabolic syndrome can lead to type 2 (adult-onset) … Continue reading 10 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Sugar

Black Cumin Seed Oil: Top Benefits, Uses, & Side Effects

Source: Black Cumin Seed Oil: Top Benefits, Uses, & Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Gaining popularity these days as a weight loss aid and natural healing agent, black cumin seed oil comes with a centuries-old wellness pedigree. Black cumin seeds were popular among the Egyptian pharaohs and were even found in … Continue reading Black Cumin Seed Oil: Top Benefits, Uses, & Side Effects

10 Natural Ways to Lower Triglyceride Levels

Source: 10 Natural Ways to Lower Triglyceride Levels by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you've been diagnosed with high triglycerides, you're not alone. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 21.5 percent of all adults have above-normal triglyceride levels, also called hypertriglyceridemia or dyslipidemia.[1] High levels of triglycerides may not come … Continue reading 10 Natural Ways to Lower Triglyceride Levels

How to Lower Cholesterol – Without Medication

Source: How to Lower Cholesterol – Without Medication by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The body needs cholesterol to make hormones and vitamins and to digest food. But too much of this waxy substance – particularly the “bad" LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol – can attach to the walls of arteries and limit or block … Continue reading How to Lower Cholesterol – Without Medication

Importance of Diagnosing Stress

The vast majority of people constantly live in a state of permanent stress without thinking, without even feeling it directly, so they have no idea what dangers their stress threatens. We are mostly unconscious of our stress but certainly, those aches and pains we feel disturb our consciousness. Often our pains haunt us even into our sleep … Continue reading Importance of Diagnosing Stress

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

Treat the Inflammation not the Cholesterol

Dr. Dwight Lundell, former Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Banner Heart Hospital in Arizona told the world not to take statin drugs.  “We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. … Continue reading Treat the Inflammation not the Cholesterol