Taking on Superbugs, Syphilis and Gonorrhoeae with Iodine

Time Magazine reported that this week marks one year since world leaders met at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City in 2016 and unanimously committed to tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The risks of not doing so were clear: a recent report estimated that if AMR continued to spread at its current rate, there … Continue reading Taking on Superbugs, Syphilis and Gonorrhoeae with Iodine

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What Is Nascent Iodine? Benefits, Safety, and Quality

Source: What Is Nascent Iodine? Benefits, Safety, and Quality by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  For nearly a century, nascent iodine has been regarded as a more effective form of this essential mineral compared to other dietary iodine forms, such as potassium iodide. What Is Nascent Iodine? Nascent iodine is a supplemental form of iodine. … Continue reading What Is Nascent Iodine? Benefits, Safety, and Quality

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

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

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

Potassium Iodide: Radiation Protection, Benefits, & Side Effects

Source: Potassium Iodide: Radiation Protection, Benefits, & Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Potassium Iodide is a white, odorless chemical compound made up of 76% iodine and 23% potassium. You might also see it represented by its chemical formula, KI: K for potassium and I for iodine. As a supplement, KI exists in tablet or liquid … Continue reading Potassium Iodide: Radiation Protection, Benefits, & Side Effects

What Is the Mediterranean Diet & Why Is It So Popular?

Source: What Is the Mediterranean Diet & Why Is It So Popular? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Widely considered one of the healthiest ways to eat, the Mediterranean diet is popular among nutritionists, physicians, and food lovers alike. The abundance of choices in a Mediterranean diet food list — which includes vegetables, fruits, … Continue reading What Is the Mediterranean Diet & Why Is It So Popular?

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

The Importance of Iodine for a Healthy Thyroid

Source: The Importance of Iodine for a Healthy Thyroid by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is an essential nutrient, meaning that the human body requires it for many essential functions but cannot synthesize it on its own. Without enough iodine, the thyroid gland cannot produce the thyroid hormones that regulate growth, metabolism and other important … Continue reading The Importance of Iodine for a Healthy Thyroid

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