Omega-7 Fatty Acids: Benefits of a Lesser-Known Omega Fatty Acid

Source: Omega-7 Fatty Acids: Benefits of a Lesser-Known Omega Fatty Acid by Dr. Edward Group  Fats often get a bad rap, but the truth is, your body needs healthy fats for energy production, nutrient absorption, and overall cell health. Along with carbohydrates and protein, fats provide energy, maintain brain and heart health, and even help reduce inflammation in the … Continue reading Omega-7 Fatty Acids: Benefits of a Lesser-Known Omega Fatty Acid

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Benefits, Foods, & Supplements

Source: Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Benefits, Foods, & Supplements by Dr. Edward Group   Omega-3 fatty acids are known for their role in brain and heart health but are they all they're cracked up to be? Should you take fish oil to get your daily dose of omega-3s, or should you opt for plant-based options instead? So many questions! … Continue reading Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Benefits, Foods, & Supplements

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

Source: Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs by Dr. Edward Group   Following a healthy diet is one of the most effective measures you can take to support your health and well-being, and the carbohydrates you eat can make or break you. The right ones will provide slow, steady-release energy along with important nutrients; the wrong carbs, such as … Continue reading Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

The Importance of Healthy Fats for Nutrient Absorption

Source: The Importance of Healthy Fats for Nutrient Absorption by Dr. Edward Group   Since the 1960s, Americans have been obsessed with cutting all fat out of our diets. In that same time frame, rates of obesity and diabetes skyrocketed across all socioeconomic groups. How is it possible that reducing fat intake coincided with a 300% rise in … Continue reading The Importance of Healthy Fats for Nutrient Absorption

What Are Macronutrients?

Source: What Are Macronutrients? by Dr. Edward Group   Macronutrients are the largest class of nutrients the body requires and include protein, carbohydrates, and fats. If you’ve heard anyone talking about “macros,” they’re referring to these major nutrients. The amounts and ratio of macronutrients a person needs every day vary by age, lifestyle (sedentary, active, or very active), … Continue reading What Are Macronutrients?

8 Benefits of Dextrin

Source: 8 Benefits of Dextrin by Dr. Edward Group   Dextrin is a natural fiber with a lot to offer. It can support your body’s ability to remove wastes. Fiber may also support satiation and healthy weight loss. Dextrin also has the ability to lower the glycemic load of a high-carbohydrate meal. Because it’s a water-soluble carbohydrate, it can act … Continue reading 8 Benefits of Dextrin

Understanding Your Nutrition: What Are Polysaccharides?

Source: Understanding Your Nutrition: What Are Polysaccharides? by Dr. Edward Group Polysaccharides are molecular strands that contain multiple monosaccharide or disaccharide units. Think of these as simple sugars linked by glycosidic bonds. When it comes to nutrition, polysaccharides play a huge role in the body. Polysaccharides, sometimes called “glycans”, have two roles: some, like starch or glycogen, … Continue reading Understanding Your Nutrition: What Are Polysaccharides?