Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

Source: Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you have a leaky gut – also called increased intestinal permeability – substances that should stay in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract pass through spaces called tight junctions. In a healthy gut, tight junctions act like gatekeepers, keeping partially digested food … Continue reading Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

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Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health

Source: Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM    Digestion is a complex process with many components and digestive enzymes are among the most important.[1]Digestive enzymes help break down food so that the body can use the nutrients within the food. For a healthy person, their … Continue reading Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health

Healing Herbs: Embracing Nature’s Medicine

Source: Healing Herbs: Embracing Nature’s Medicine by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  More than 5,000 years ago, Sumerians in ancient Mesopotamia carved the names of commonly used healing herbs onto clay tablets. These tablets provide the first known record of various herbs and their specific healing properties. You might say it was the birth … Continue reading Healing Herbs: Embracing Nature’s Medicine

Fatty Liver Diet: Best Foods, Supplements, & Lifestyle Changes

Source: Fatty Liver Diet: Best Foods, Supplements, & Lifestyle Changes by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  As the most common chronic liver disease in the West, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a scary-sounding diagnosis. People with this condition are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, liver failure, hepatitis, and diabetes. But … Continue reading Fatty Liver Diet: Best Foods, Supplements, & Lifestyle Changes

A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy

Source: A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When you're having digestive problems, you may not feel like eating anything. Even your favorite food may seem unappetizing when you're dealing with nausea, diarrhea, constipation, or other digestive issues. Fortunately, there are easy-to-digest foods that can help … Continue reading A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy

Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

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

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