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

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What Is Natural Health? A Comprehensive Guide to Living Healthy

Source: What Is Natural Health? A Comprehensive Guide to Living Healthy by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  “The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well.” ― Hippocrates If you don’t know where to start when it comes to taking your first steps towards natural health, this comprehensive … Continue reading What Is Natural Health? A Comprehensive Guide to Living Healthy

EWG’s Tap Water Database: What’s in Your Drinking Water?

When most Americans drink a glass of tap water, they're also getting a dose of industrial or agricultural contaminants linked to cancer, brain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or hormone disruption. That's the disturbing truth documented by EWG's Tap Water Database – the most complete source available on the quality of U.S. … Continue reading EWG’s Tap Water Database: What’s in Your Drinking Water?

What’s a PLU Code? How to Shop for Organic Produce

Source: What’s a PLU Code? How to Shop for Organic Produce by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If eating healthy and nutritious food is important to you, then you need to know exactly how to tell the difference between organically grown and conventionally grown produce. One way is by knowing how to read price … Continue reading What’s a PLU Code? How to Shop for Organic Produce

Did a 78 Year Old Beat ‘Incurable’ Cancer by Changing His Diet?

Source: Did a 78 Year Old Beat ‘Incurable’ Cancer by Changing His Diet? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A few years ago, Suzanne Somers made some waves when she wrote a book entitled, Knockout, in which she profiled various doctors and practitioners who were using natural and unconventional methods to fight cancer. She also … Continue reading Did a 78 Year Old Beat ‘Incurable’ Cancer by Changing His Diet?

5 Green Living Books That Would Make Great Gifts!

Source: 5 Green Living Books That Would Make Great Gifts! by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The holiday season is here! If you’re like most people, you probably waited until the last minute to buy that perfect gift for your loved ones. Below is a few of my favorite “Green Living” Books that I … Continue reading 5 Green Living Books That Would Make Great Gifts!

What Is Shmeat?

  Source: What Is Shmeat? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Shmeat is meat created in a petri dish. It could also be called in vitro meat or test tube meat. This meat is lab created and does not come from a complete, living animal. There are a number of thoughts on the origin … Continue reading What Is Shmeat?

Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins

Source: Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Many people don’t realize the number of toxins they are surrounded by in their home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the air in homes and other buildings is usually more polluted than the air outdoors, even in major … Continue reading Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins

The Health Dangers of Carrageenan

Source: The Health Dangers of Carrageenan by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Carrageenan is a food additive commonly used in yogurt, dairy-free milk, and other processed foods. It works great as an emulsifier and thickening agent, and it does have natural origins. Nonetheless, carrageenan isn’t free from health concerns. Isolated from seaweed, carrageenan is … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Carrageenan

BPA-Free Does NOT Mean Safe

Source: BPA-Free Does NOT Mean Safe by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you’ve been practicing a healthy lifestyle, you’re probably familiar with the health dangers of BPA. Many plastic product manufacturers are now coming out with BPA-free alternatives to appease health-conscious consumers, but this may not be enough as the chemicals used to replace BPA, … Continue reading BPA-Free Does NOT Mean Safe