Young, fat and facing liver disease: As obesity rates climb, fatty livers are emerging as a serious threat to children’s health.

It's often said, these days, that we're a nation of fatties. And, not coincidentally, we're also a nation of fatty livers. Increasingly, millions of those livers belong to children - though most of them don't know it, and neither do their parents and doctors. Usually, no symptoms show up until damage has been done, damage … Continue reading Young, fat and facing liver disease: As obesity rates climb, fatty livers are emerging as a serious threat to children’s health.

Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf?

Source: Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Loquat, also known as Eriobotrya japonica, is a subtropical tree with a long history of use in traditional and herbal medicine. Although the loquat produces edible fruit that is rich in calcium, iron, vitamin A, and potassium, … Continue reading Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf?

Study: Alcohol Associated With Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Source: Study: Alcohol Associated With Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Most people are aware of the adverse health effects drinking too much alcohol can have on the body and mind. Over consumption can damage the liver, the stomach, and lead to excess weight gain. It has also been connected … Continue reading Study: Alcohol Associated With Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth