Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

  Source: Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral that supports your body in many ways. It contributes to reproductive health,[1] thyroid health,[2] and helps reduce DNA damage due to its antioxidant nature in certain forms.[3] Nuts, seeds, beans, and some vegetables … Continue reading Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

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Hydrogen Water: Why You Should Drink It

Source: Low Glycemic Diet: Help Prevent Diabetes & Heart Disease by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The benefits of hydrogen (H₂) were discovered centuries ago and used for medical purposes. Recently, this chemical element has become incredibly popular as an additive to drinking water known as “hydrogen water” for similar medical and health benefits. … Continue reading Hydrogen Water: Why You Should Drink It

Life Depends on Carbon Dioxide

We need to cut the crap about CO2 and begin to realize that our life and health depend on enough levels of CO2 in the blood and tissues. Carbon dioxide is a nutrient as well as a product of respiration and energy production in the cells and its lack or deficiency is of itself a starting … Continue reading Life Depends on Carbon Dioxide

Magnesium and Cell Survival (Glutathione)

Magnesium in general is essential for the survival of our cells but takes on further importance in the age of toxicity where our bodies are being bombarded on a daily basis with heavy metals. Glutathione requires magnesium for its synthesis.[1] Glutathione synthetase requires ?-glutamyl cysteine, glycine, ATP, and magnesium ions to form glutathione.[2] In magnesium deficiency, the … Continue reading Magnesium and Cell Survival (Glutathione)

Cancer, Sulfur, Garlic & Glutathione

What do garlic and glutathione have in common? Sulfur! Sulfur is commonly used in Asia as an herbal medicine to treat inflammation and cancer. Organic sulfur has been studied on oral and other cancers and has been found to have remarkable benefit in anti-cancer therapy.[1] Sulfur is an essential element for all life, and is widely used … Continue reading Cancer, Sulfur, Garlic & Glutathione

What Is Bupleurum?

Source: What Is Bupleurum? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Bupleurum chinense is an herb native to East Asia and central Europe; its presence has even spread across the United States. Although the plant has long, thin leaves that resemble dill and small yellow flowers that develop into fruit, the root contains the plant’s … Continue reading What Is Bupleurum?

The Benefits of Smartweed (Polygonum hydropiperoides)

Source: The Benefits of Smartweed (Polygonum hydropiperoides) by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Smartweed, also known as Polygonum hydropiperoides, is a plant that grows in low, wet environments throughout North and South America. Smartweed possesses powerful nutritional properties that have been traditionally used for respiratory support, to relieve bloating, and for gastrointestinal distress. The recognized benefits … Continue reading The Benefits of Smartweed (Polygonum hydropiperoides)

How to Find the Best Selenium Supplement

Source: How to Find the Best Selenium Supplement by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral that can be found in foods and supplements.[1] It is available in both organic and inorganic forms and is an essential nutrient for humans and animals.[2] In the body, selenium works as an antioxidant, protecting cells from … Continue reading How to Find the Best Selenium Supplement

The Health Benefits of Catalase

Source: The Health Benefits of Catalase by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The catalase enzyme is so critical to our health that it is found in nearly every living organism on the planet that is exposed to oxygen. This antioxidant enzyme can catalyze the conversion of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) into water and oxygen. Hydrogen … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Catalase

The Health Benefits of Invertase

Source: The Health Benefits of Invertase by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Invertase is a carbohydrate-digesting enzyme that splits sucrose (common table sugar) into its component parts, glucose and fructose. It is generally derived from a beneficial strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and then purified to be used either by itself or as a part … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Invertase