The Top 6 Dietary Supplements

Source: The Top 6 Dietary Supplements by Dr. Edward Group For thousands of years, herbal medicine was the predominant form of health care on the planet. For many people, it still is. In our switch to modern medicine, much of that ancient wisdom was sadly lost, rejected as the superstition of primitive people. Recent research is … Continue reading The Top 6 Dietary Supplements

Paleo diet may lead to iodine deficiency: Are you at risk?

A new study finds that Paleo diet may increase the chances of a person of having iodine deficiency, as reported by Nutraingredients.com. Researchers from Kungalv’s Hospital in Sweden find that having a Paleolithic-type of diet, which typically includes foods that could be obtained by hunting and gathering in the past, has led to the development of mild … Continue reading Paleo diet may lead to iodine deficiency: Are you at risk?

Do vegans need more iodine?

The vegan lifestyle can be quite healthy if the diet is composed of fresh, organic foods. This takes some planning. Vegans also need to avoid heavily processed vegan foods that give the false impression of providing balanced nutrition when they do not. Studies that compare a balanced vegan diet with that of vegetarians, and omnivores … Continue reading Do vegans need more iodine?

The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders

Source: The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders by Dr. Edward Group Thyroid disorders affect upwards of 20 million Americans and 80% of incidences affect women. In fact, 1 in 8 women will experience some type of thyroid disorder in their lives.[1] Regardless, thyroid health is an issue of importance for both men and women. Your thyroid … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Thyroid Disorders

Iodine Deficiency and Its Link to Diseases in the Body

Naturally occurring iodine is a rare trace element that was discovered in the 1800's by a French chemist. It was found to be effective in the treatment of goiter (swelling of the thyroid gland), and in 1924 the United States initiated its use as an additive to common table salt to address the high incidence … Continue reading Iodine Deficiency and Its Link to Diseases in the Body

Everything You Need To Know About Iodine Webinar by Dr. Edward F. Group

Source: Everything You Need To Know About Iodine Webinar by Dr. Edward F. Group by Dr. Edward Group The health benefits of iodine have been known for years but with the prevalence of iodine deficiency and recent radiation events like the Fukushima disaster, it’s more important now than ever before. But where does a person begin? … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Iodine Webinar by Dr. Edward F. Group

Health Benefits of Iodine For Thyroid Health

Source: Health Benefits of Iodine For Thyroid Health by Dr. Edward Group  There are many health benefits of iodine for thyroid health as well as a complex relationship. Research affirms that iodine, a micronutrient present in many of the foods we eat (in trace amounts), is key in helping the thyroid gland make thyroid hormones[1]. The body … Continue reading Health Benefits of Iodine For Thyroid Health