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

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The 6 Best Vegan Supplements

Source: The 6 Best Vegan Supplements by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  As a vegan, making sure you get adequate nutrition is very important. Since many vitamins and minerals are more readily available from animal sources, it’s important to know how taking certain supplements could affect your health. Fortunately, a vegan diet can be quite … Continue reading The 6 Best Vegan Supplements

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

Calcium & Magnesium: Finding the Right Ratio for Optimal Health

Source: Calcium & Magnesium: Finding the Right Ratio for Optimal Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Calcium and magnesium are two macrominerals that are biologically intertwined at the cellular level — a sort of biological yin and yang, if you will. These minerals work together to promote optimal cell metabolism, and keeping them in … Continue reading Calcium & Magnesium: Finding the Right Ratio for Optimal Health

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

A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Source: A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is a critically important nutrient that we all need. In women and men, iodine is used by the thyroid to produce T3 and T4 hormones, which manage metabolism.[1] Iodine also supports digestion, bone development, muscle control, … Continue reading A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits

Source: Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  "I went from an energetic, thin active person to feeling sluggish, gaining weight, and feeling unwell in general," says Diane S, a paraprofessional who works for a school in Ohio. Her elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels suggested hypothyroidism, an … Continue reading Iodine: The Complete Guide to Iodine Health Benefits

Vitamin B6 Benefits, Foods, Deficiency, & Side Effects

Source: Vitamin B6 Benefits, Foods, Deficiency, & Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The body uses vitamin B6 for brain and nervous system function, metabolic processes, blood sugar level regulation, blood cell formation, and to support your immune system. This important vitamin is found in many foods, including meat, seafood, and some vegetables. … Continue reading Vitamin B6 Benefits, Foods, Deficiency, & Side Effects

13 Foods rich in Iodine

Source: 13 Foods rich in Iodine by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is an essential trace mineral that helps the brain function properly, it helps your body properly metabolizes the energy from food. In women, it ensures breast and ovarian health, as well. The thyroid hormones T3 and T4 contain the iodine molecule, and these hormones regulate your … Continue reading 13 Foods rich in Iodine

Top Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency and Best Natural Remedies

Source: Top Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency and Best Natural Remedies by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Are you getting enough vitamin D? You might think so, but unless you consistently eat a balanced diet, get sunlight exposure, and take supplemental nutrients, you may not get enough vitamin D. You may even have a … Continue reading Top Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency and Best Natural Remedies