Eating Sweet, Fatty Foods During Pregnancy is Linked to ADHD in Children

A high-fat, high-sugar diet during pregnancy could be connected to ADHD in children, suggests new research. A mother’s diet may adjust epigenetic marks that attach to her child’s DNA, potentially increasing the odds that he or she will develop ADHD. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, has become a prevalent condition in modern society as researchers attempt … Continue reading Eating Sweet, Fatty Foods During Pregnancy is Linked to ADHD in Children

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Folate Deficiency in a Father’s Diet Could Cause Negative Pregnancy Outcomes by Changing Sperm Epigenome

Scientists at McGill University, Canada reported that folate deficiency in a father’s diet could increase birth defects in the offspring by altering sperm epigenome. These defects include craniofacial and musculoskeletal malformations. The scientists fed male mice either a folate-deficient or folate-sufficient diet throughout life and then performed genome-wide DNA methylation analysis and subsequent functional analysis to identify … Continue reading Folate Deficiency in a Father’s Diet Could Cause Negative Pregnancy Outcomes by Changing Sperm Epigenome

CoQ10 Benefits: A Powerful Energizing Antioxidant for Health & Vitality

Source: CoQ10 Benefits: A Powerful Energizing Antioxidant for Health & Vitality by Dr. Edward Group If you're looking for a supplement that can help you feel energized, promotes healthy aging, and keeps you feeling your best, look no further than CoQ10. Supplemental CoQ10 benefits include increased energy levels, healthy and youthful-appearing skin, mental sharpness, and immune system support.[1] … Continue reading CoQ10 Benefits: A Powerful Energizing Antioxidant for Health & Vitality

Drinking Tea Can Turn Genes On or Off in Women

Green, black, white, oolong, and rooibos – these are all types of tea many of us have enjoyed for their power to soothe or energize. But did you know that sipping on some tea could lead to epigenetic changes in your genes, especially in those linked to cancer? A recent study supports the notion that … Continue reading Drinking Tea Can Turn Genes On or Off in Women

Healthy Unicorn Frappe with Edible Flowers

Source: Healthy Unicorn Frappe with Edible Flowers by Dr. Edward Group Having started on social media, so-called “unicorn food” is a trend that’s spreading like wildfire. So far there’s been unicorn lattes, unicorn ice cream, unicorn yogurt bark, sprinkle-encrusted unicorn toast, and other vivid delights. Although some of these magical morsels are created with healthy, natural … Continue reading Healthy Unicorn Frappe with Edible Flowers

Leading Medical Journal Wants GMO Labeling

Source: Leading Medical Journal Wants GMO Labeling by Dr. Edward Group  The topic of GMO labeling is hot right now and both sides are passionate. Should foods in the United States require GMO labeling, following suit of many other countries throughout the world? If there's nothing to hide, then why not label foods? The argument is that GMO … Continue reading Leading Medical Journal Wants GMO Labeling

Early Epigenetic Nutrition ‘Memory’ Could Program You for Obesity Later in Life

For decades, we’ve known how important it is to receive proper nutrition during early stages of life. Nutritional experiences in the beginning of development can set the stage for many things, including body weight, and can even affect the risk of obesity as we get older. Recent research supports the idea that poor nutrition at … Continue reading Early Epigenetic Nutrition ‘Memory’ Could Program You for Obesity Later in Life

Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

Source: Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root by Dr. Edward Group When Hippocrates had a headache, it's possible he enjoyed a nice steaming cup of valerian root tea. The ancient Greek physician was one of the first to describe the therapeutic benefits of valerian root. Since the early days in Greece and Rome, … Continue reading Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

What Is Cyanocobalamin? The B-12 Form You Should Avoid

Source: What Is Cyanocobalamin? The B-12 Form You Should Avoid by Dr. Edward Group Vitamin B-12 is an essential vitamin that’s necessary for good health. Your body cannot naturally produce it. However, vitamin B-12 is commonly available in various foods and supplements. If you’ve been searching for a B-12 supplement, you might have seen many scientific-sounding ingredients that … Continue reading What Is Cyanocobalamin? The B-12 Form You Should Avoid

Burdock Root Benefits: How Can You Use This Powerful Plant?

Source: Burdock Root Benefits: How Can You Use This Powerful Plant? by Dr. Edward Group Today, more and more people are discovering the health benefits of burdock root, particularly for skin, digestion, and detoxification. What's more, you can enjoy this little-known gem as a tasty root vegetable! Burdock has some interesting Trivial Pursuit or Jeopardy facts surrounding … Continue reading Burdock Root Benefits: How Can You Use This Powerful Plant?