Fat isn’t fit: Study directly links obesity to heart disease

The phrase “fat but fit” — referring to being healthy despite being overweight or obese — is a myth, according to the findings of a recent study. Swedish researchers revealed that having a BMI of 25 or higher is linked to an increased risk of heart disease and other health conditions. Using the data of more … Continue reading Fat isn’t fit: Study directly links obesity to heart disease

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of coronavirus infection

One of the best things you can do to naturally protect yourself against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is not to cover your skin but rather to purposely expose it to natural sunlight. The vitamin D hormone produced by the sun’s rays when they interact with human skin has been scientifically shown to help protect the human … Continue reading Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of coronavirus infection

Top Vitamin C Benefits for the Skin

Source: Top Vitamin C Benefits for the Skin by Dr. Edward Group When most people think about taking care of their skin, they focus on the outside — but what's on the inside counts even more! Perhaps you avoid tanning beds or wear sunscreen every day.[1] You may have a stack of skin care products at home that you use to … Continue reading Top Vitamin C Benefits for the Skin

What Are Whole Foods, & Why Are They Important for Health?

Source: What Are Whole Foods, & Why Are They Important for Health? by Dr. Edward Group If you think eating healthy is boring and bland, you’ve not learned the incredible, palate-pleasing wonders of a whole-foods diet. But what are whole foods? Pure and unprocessed, whole foods include luscious fruits, nutritious and vibrantly-hued vegetables, hearty and wholesome … Continue reading What Are Whole Foods, & Why Are They Important for Health?

12 DIY Cleaning Recipes — From Hand Sanitizer to Floor Cleaner!

Source: 12 DIY Cleaning Recipes — From Hand Sanitizer to Floor Cleaner! by Dr. Edward Group It’s cleaning day! Time to put on your favorite old jeans, sweatpants, or even pajamas. Crank up some loud music or just enjoy the silence. The unpleasant smells and harsh chemicals usually associated with cleaning are a thing of the … Continue reading 12 DIY Cleaning Recipes — From Hand Sanitizer to Floor Cleaner!

Earth Day Year-Round: 6 Top Benefits of Trees

Source: Earth Day Year-Round: 6 Top Benefits of Trees by Dr. Edward Group Trees add so much value to our lives. From giving us oxygen to cooling our cities, the benefits of trees affect many parts of our lives. They’re not only good for the planet, but also for your health! You may feel more at … Continue reading Earth Day Year-Round: 6 Top Benefits of Trees

Self-Care While Social Distancing: 12 Ideas & Tips

Source: Self-Care While Social Distancing: 12 Ideas & Tips by Dr. Edward Group Health experts are recommending "social distancing" — staying home and going out only for essentials. Some people relish the idea, while others get a bit stir-crazy, even as we know it’s for the greater good. Uncertain times like these can feel stressful. But … Continue reading Self-Care While Social Distancing: 12 Ideas & Tips

Feeling Stressed? Try These Essential Oils for Anxiety

Source: Feeling Stressed? Try These Essential Oils for Anxiety by Dr. Edward Group " Stop and smell the roses" is one of the most famous sayings of all time, yet did you know that there’s medicine in those words? Delightful floral aromas bring joy, peace, happy memories — and even good health. Whether rose, lavender, or … Continue reading Feeling Stressed? Try These Essential Oils for Anxiety

Zinc & The Immune System: Learn How It Works

Source: Zinc & The Immune System: Learn How It Works by Dr. Edward Group When Thomas B., a technical director from Sherwood, Arkansas, started looking at all the benefits of taking the essential mineral zinc, he was amazed. "I started reading about zinc and knew I had to start using it," he says. "I remember thinking: How … Continue reading Zinc & The Immune System: Learn How It Works

Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby’s Health

Even though it’s common for expectant mothers to have low vitamin D levels, it’s essential to the health and proper development of the baby. A low amount of vitamin D is associated with poor fetal growth, childhood obesity, bone density, and bone mineral content. Interestingly, key functions of the placenta – like transporting nutrients to the growing … Continue reading Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby’s Health