Sprinting: The ultimate fat burning exercise

Sprinting is considered by many as the ultimate exercise. It not only increases athleticism by building fast twitch muscle fiber, it is highly effective for fat burning. Performing sprints a few times a week can replace long cardiovascular workouts on treadmills or ellipticals. The key to getting the most out of your sprinting sessions is … Continue reading Sprinting: The ultimate fat burning exercise

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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.

Slow metabolism linked to longevity

When we use the word “metabolism,” we are usually referring to resting metabolic rate, which is the amount of energy (calories) that the body requires per day for its basic functions at rest. Most people believe that it is desirable to raise their metabolism, because they will burn more calories and consequently lose weight. Having … Continue reading Slow metabolism linked to longevity

Pistachios May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

Source: Pistachios May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s semi-annual Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, suggest that a small daily portion of pistachio nuts may lower individual risk for developing lung and related cancers.[1] Multiple Benefits Medical experts have long … Continue reading Pistachios May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

What Are the Best Foods for Weight Loss?

Source: What Are the Best Foods for Weight Loss? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The best foods for weight loss are natural and organic foods that are free from GMOs. GMOs are a very big problem for people because genetic modifications typically alter the nutritional benefits that various types of food offer. These … Continue reading What Are the Best Foods for Weight Loss?

Meditation for Beginners: A Guide to Inner Tranquility

Source: Meditation for Beginners: A Guide to Inner Tranquility by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM The best time to start meditating is now. Meditation can help quiet the mind, focus your thoughts, and promote general well-being. Best of all, anyone with a few free minutes can start meditating today. Even if you have never … Continue reading Meditation for Beginners: A Guide to Inner Tranquility

Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

Source: Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The United States is a sleep-deprived nation. It shows in our health as well as the way in which we age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation is a serious public health issue, and one … Continue reading Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

The Weight Loss Benefits of Fennel Seed Essential Oil

Source: The Weight Loss Benefits of Fennel Seed Essential Oil by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Fennel seed is commonly used in cooking and as an alternative medicine remedy. It has a distinct flavor and, nutritionally, is a good source of potassium, magnesium, calcium and vitamins B and C. Therapeutically, one of its most … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Fennel Seed Essential Oil