Eat These 8 Foods to Help Beat RA Inflammation

A Diet Rich in Omega-3s and Plenty of Plant Fiber May Fight Inflammation The most troubling symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis — pain, stiffness, and swelling — stem from the same source: inflammation. Research hasn’t yet established that changing your diet will definitely reduce the severity of those rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms, but some findings suggest that it … Continue reading Eat These 8 Foods to Help Beat RA Inflammation

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Vitamin A Deficiency in Children

Vitamin A supplements for children could save 600,000 lives a year [1]. Current World Health Organization (WHO) estimates indicate roughly 190 million children, worldwide, under the age of five, suffer from the effects of vitamin A deficiency. These effects include increased susceptibility to potentially life-threatening infections, vision problems, and other serious health concerns. In a meta-analysis … Continue reading Vitamin A Deficiency in Children

What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients

Source: What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals required by your body. Unlike macronutrients, you only need minuscule amounts of micronutrients to maintain good health. Micronutrients are essential to the production of enzymes, hormones, proteins, and other products created by your … Continue reading What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients

Vitamin A: Health Benefits, Best Foods, and More

While I can’t stress enough just how important all the vitamins and minerals are for your overall well being, today we’re going to focus on vitamin A. Vitamin A is fat-soluble, a powerful antioxidant, and part of a family of compounds that are vitally important to the body. It supports the immune system, helps strengthen … Continue reading Vitamin A: Health Benefits, Best Foods, and More

5 Dangerous Chemicals in Sunscreen

Your skin is the largest organ of your body, yet few people realize its importance for their health. While keeping your heart, liver, and kidneys functioning properly is crucial, so is protecting your skin from radiation and harsh environmental contaminants. Now, you’re probably already thinking about sunscreen, the leading product in this regard, which helps … Continue reading 5 Dangerous Chemicals in Sunscreen

What Are Free Radicals?

Source: What Are Free Radicals? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  You don’t have to look at many health food advertisements to see how many marketing messages focus on antioxidants and free radicals. Marketers depict free radicals as the cause of human suffering, while antioxidants are the ultimate defense and secret to immortality. Although … Continue reading What Are Free Radicals?

Foods, Vitamins & Herbs That Boost Your Brain Power

The right foods will help you use your brain to the max, and the more you use it, the more you’ll challenge your brain to grow new cells, create new connections, and improve your problem-solving and memory functions. Before I tell you about the many great foods that will keep your brain performing at its … Continue reading Foods, Vitamins & Herbs That Boost Your Brain Power