Vitamin A Deficiency in Children

Source: Vitamin A Deficiency in Children by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading Vitamin A Deficiency in Children

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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

Source: Vitamin A: Health Benefits, Best Foods, and More by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading Vitamin A: Health Benefits, Best Foods, and More

5 Dangerous Chemicals in Sunscreen

Source: 5 Dangerous Chemicals in Sunscreen by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading 5 Dangerous Chemicals in Sunscreen

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