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?

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Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

A 32-year-old Swedish mom was rushed to the hospital with a life-threatening condition after going on a strict low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet to lose her baby weight. When they brought her in, she suffered from severe nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, trembling and spasms in her limbs. When the doctors questioned her, she told them she … Continue reading Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

Cutting Calories May Boost Aging Brains

Eating less to remember more might become a new prescription for some elderly people, German researchers say. They found that memory and thinking skills improved among healthy, overweight subjects who cut their calorie intake by 30 percent over a three-month period. If further research supports this conclusion, "from a public health point of view, you … Continue reading Cutting Calories May Boost Aging Brains

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.

Can Where You Live Make You Fat?

Source: Can Where You Live Make You Fat? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Where you live could be a huge factor in your body weight. Studies have shown that people with lower body mass tended to live in neighborhoods that allowed them more access to walkable living, including being able to walk/bike to … Continue reading Can Where You Live Make You Fat?

Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

Source: Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  You may have heard about prune juice for babies or older adults, but this purple-colored drink is breaking old stereotypes and gaining a whole new following. Don’t be mistaken, the health benefits of prune juice still include constipation relief, but … Continue reading Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

How to Stay Healthy at Work This Winter

Source: How to Stay Healthy at Work This Winter by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The end of the year is a stressful time at work, with deadlines to meet, coworkers on vacation, and new projects and priorities to start thinking about. It’s also the time of year when sickness goes around, especially at … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy at Work This Winter

Can Cayenne Pepper Aid in Weight Loss?

Source: Can Cayenne Pepper Aid in Weight Loss? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Cayenne pepper is a potent weight loss aid that can help curb your appetite, heat up your metabolism, and even help burn extra fat. With these significant benefits, it should be no surprise that cayenne is an integral part of popular … Continue reading Can Cayenne Pepper Aid in Weight Loss?

How to Fast Safely: Considerations Before Starting a Fast

If you haven’t done the research, you might find yourself wondering if fasting is safe. You may have heard from people who’ve never even tried it that it’s crazy, dangerous, or just pointless. And yet, for thousands of years, many cultures have embraced fasting wholeheartedly. This ancient practice leads to numerous health benefits for most people—when done … Continue reading How to Fast Safely: Considerations Before Starting a Fast

The Health Benefits of Water Fasting

While fasting has been part of human culture for thousands of years, only recently have we begun to investigate the therapeutic benefits of the practice. Interestingly, modern science has found a variety of verifiable positive effects fasting has on human health. What Is Water Fasting? Water fasting, also known as a water cleanse, is a … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Water Fasting