Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods

Source: Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that is becoming more common. People with this illness often find it debilitating and are always seeking new ways to improve their lifestyle and live with less discomfort and disruption. One … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods

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Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

Source: Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you have a leaky gut – also called increased intestinal permeability – substances that should stay in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract pass through spaces called tight junctions. In a healthy gut, tight junctions act like gatekeepers, keeping partially digested food … Continue reading Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health

Source: Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM    Digestion is a complex process with many components and digestive enzymes are among the most important.[1]Digestive enzymes help break down food so that the body can use the nutrients within the food. For a healthy person, their … Continue reading Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health

How to Navigate Nutrition Facts and Food Labels

Source: How to Navigate Nutrition Facts and Food Labels by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Whether you’re looking to lose weight, curb your sugar intake, eat organic, non-GMO foods, or you’re simply health-conscious, food labels and Nutrition Facts are information resources that can help you make healthy, informed decisions about your diet. In July … Continue reading How to Navigate Nutrition Facts and Food Labels

Fatty Liver Diet: Best Foods, Supplements, & Lifestyle Changes

Source: Fatty Liver Diet: Best Foods, Supplements, & Lifestyle Changes by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  As the most common chronic liver disease in the West, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a scary-sounding diagnosis. People with this condition are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, liver failure, hepatitis, and diabetes. But … Continue reading Fatty Liver Diet: Best Foods, Supplements, & Lifestyle Changes

A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy

Source: A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When you're having digestive problems, you may not feel like eating anything. Even your favorite food may seem unappetizing when you're dealing with nausea, diarrhea, constipation, or other digestive issues. Fortunately, there are easy-to-digest foods that can help … Continue reading A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy

Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Natural Mosquito Repellent: A Safe Bug Spray That Really Works

Source: Natural Mosquito Repellent: A Safe Bug Spray That Really Works by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Summer is prime time for enjoying the outdoors. But more often than not, there's a dark cloud hanging over that backyard barbecue: bugs – and especially mosquitoes. These blood-seeking fun busters expertly follow their senses right to … Continue reading Natural Mosquito Repellent: A Safe Bug Spray That Really Works

Calcium Deficiency: Natural Approaches to Minimize Your Risk

Source: Calcium Deficiency: Natural Approaches to Minimize Your Risk by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the body, makes up 1.5 percent to 2 percent of your weight. Most of the mineral resides in your bones and teeth, but calcium in your bloodstream plays an important role in many … Continue reading Calcium Deficiency: Natural Approaches to Minimize Your Risk

Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs

Source: Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Most health-conscious people have heard of magnesium (Mg), but many of them don't know a whole lot about it. Compared to other vitamins and minerals, it tends to fly under the radar. But, it's a vital nutrient that's essential for good … Continue reading Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs