Understanding, Treating and Preventing Heart Disease

This is an introduction to a series of articles on the heart. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Economic Burden of Illness in Canada report, cardiovascular disease-related physician care, hospital care, and drugs is the largest burden on the health system. It is the same throughout the first world. Cardiovascular disease is the … Continue reading Understanding, Treating and Preventing Heart Disease

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The 14 Best Vitamins & Supplements for Heart Health

Source: The 14 Best Vitamins & Supplements for Heart Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Your heart is one organ you can't live without. In times past, people actually considered the heart the seat of thought and emotion, rather than the brain. As medical science progressed, experts realized that the heart does not … Continue reading The 14 Best Vitamins & Supplements for Heart Health

Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

Source: Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The best way to someone's heart is through their stomach, or so the old adage goes. Believe it or not, there's more truth behind it than you may think. While the saying elicits images of cooking dinner … Continue reading Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Tips, Benefits, & What to Eat & Avoid

Source: Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Tips, Benefits, & What to Eat & Avoid by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When you think of inflammation, you probably picture the rash you get from poison ivy or a bump that swells up when you hit your head. There's another silent form of inflammation that occurs within your body, … Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Tips, Benefits, & What to Eat & Avoid

Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

Source: Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Imagine you're on your way to a crucial job interview. You're stuck in traffic and worried you'll miss the appointment. You can't take an alternate route, and time is ticking. If you could see your cells, you would realize that … Continue reading Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

Healthy Heart Tips: 17 Ways to a Happy Heart

Source: Healthy Heart Tips: 17 Ways to a Happy Heart by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The human heart is an organ that we all cherish, and for good reason! Be it the rush of love or the pumping of blood, our hearts are our life force. Yet the leading cause of death in … Continue reading Healthy Heart Tips: 17 Ways to a Happy Heart

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 DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading Omega-7 Fatty Acids: Benefits of a Lesser-Known Omega Fatty Acid

Calcium Orotate: How It Compares to Other Calcium Supplements

Source: Calcium Orotate: How It Compares to Other Calcium Supplements by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Calcium orotate is the most highly absorbed calcium supplement. Extensive research by the late German doctor Hans A. Nieper, M.D. found that orotate molecules are the most efficient carriers of calcium, magnesium, lithium, and other ions in the body. Orotates can … Continue reading Calcium Orotate: How It Compares to Other Calcium Supplements

Low-Sodium Foods: Best Choices & What to Avoid

Source: Low-Sodium Foods: Best Choices & What to Avoid by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When people talk about sodium, they usually mean table salt — technically, sodium chloride. Around the world, people use salt to add flavor and verve to savory dishes. We eat salt because the body requires it to send nerve impulses from … Continue reading Low-Sodium Foods: Best Choices & What to Avoid

How to Quit Smoking: An Easy Six-Step Guide

Source: How to Quit Smoking: An Easy Six-Step Guide by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  For smokers, quitting is — by far — the most important step you can take to improve your health as well as that of your family. Maybe you're worried about the harm cigarettes have caused your body, concerned about … Continue reading How to Quit Smoking: An Easy Six-Step Guide