Nutrition

Why You Should Go Organic

Adobe Stock Many people choose organic food to lessen their exposure to synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, but there are many more benefits to this wholesome way of eating. Health-wise, organic crops contain more concentrated nutrients than conventional crops, so they’re better for you. Plus, organic farming methods protect and enhance our environment, making our food […]

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8 Foods High In Amino Acids

Adobe Stock You’ve heard a lot about amino acids and how important they are for building muscle. But these building blocks of protein are responsible for many other critical systems and functions in the body, including neurotransmitter and hormone production, immune health, nervous system function, tissue repair, digestion, and reproduction. Thanks for watching!Visit Website When […]

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The Secrets of Becoming Stress-Hardy

Adobe Stock 1. Avoid Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, and Chemicals  The first step in developing stress-hardiness is to avoid unnecessary substances that increase the body’s stress load. This includes drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and even chemical additives in processed foods. More than half a century ago, the father of modern stress research, Hans Selye, MD, discovered that […]

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Back To School Online

Adobe Stock As Covid-19 restrictions impact school openings in the fall, back-to-school may look really different for your family this year. On the one hand, taking a break from rushed breakfasts, chauffeuring kids to extra-curricular activities, the monotony of packing lunches, and the endless parade of germs kids bring home doesn’t sound all that terrible. […]

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Antiviral Herbs & Vitamins

Adobe Stock Q: What if there is a second wave of COVID-19 this fall? What can I do to reduce my risk of getting ill with COVID, or any other viral infection? A: The best approach to health, always, is to avoid getting sick. In case that sounds sassy, what I mean is that health […]

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3 Ways to Make Smart Food Choices

Chef Monique Costello transformed her own health by emphasizing anti-inflammatory foods in her diet. Wellness chef and former restaurateur Monique Costello is a firm believer in the power of nutrition. While she always thought she ate well, it wasn’t until she started paying closer attention to her diet that she started to feel more vigorous […]

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6 Must-Know Benefits of Eating Seasonally

Adobe Stock Q: Is there any reason I should change what I eat based on the season of the year? A: Yes. Our convenience-driven modern food system includes imported foods flown into the United States from all around the world, and we can obtain most of what we want anytime we want it—strawberries in winter, asparagus […]

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Snack On!

Charles Coristine  Charles Coristine There was a time not so long ago when “snacking” was a dirty word. If you were someone who “ate healthy,” you eschewed all of those between-meal indulgences that were most likely fried in some unhealthy oil and/or loaded with sugar and preservatives. Unfortunately, sensible options were few and far between—and […]

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Reduce Glyphosate with an Organic Diet

Eating an organic diet rapidly and significantly reduces exposure to glyphosate—the world’s most widely-used weed killer, which has been linked to cancer, hormone disruption and other harmful impacts, according to a new study. Authored by researchers at the Health Research Institute and the nonprofit organizations Commonweal Institute and Friends of the Earth, the study measured […]

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8 Artery-Smart Supplements

Numbness in hands or feet is a classic sign that your circulatory system needs attention.  Do You Have Poor Circulation? Some of the most common signs of sluggish circulation include: Numbness in hands or feet Muscle cramping Cold hands and feet Pain your legs when walking Muscle crampingCold hands and feetPain in your legs when walkingSwelling in your legs […]

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Can Improving Heart Health Reduce COVID Risk?

Adobe Stock Leading physicians and scientists on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic have uncovered a strong link between the virus and cardiovascular disease. This emerging theory explains, in part, why people with pre-existing high blood pressure and diabetes are at greater risk of developing severe complications from COVID-19. Thanks for watching!Visit Website It’s […]

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Why Am I Always Tired?

Do you know the potential causes of fatigue? Adobe Stock Q: I feel tired a lot. I just don’t have the energy to accomplish what seems like a normal amount of work, errands, and a little play in my day. What’s wrong with me? A: Lack of energy is a very common concern and has many […]

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Find the Right Healing Crystals and Stones for You

According to Woolton, certain stones like amethyst can help lessen emotional overeating. Adobe Stock Jewelry historian, editor, and stylist Carol Woolton has long loved crystals—from her moss agate earrings to the large Madagascan rose quartz in her sitting room. But in recent years, the London-based British Vogue jewelry editor went from purely romancing these stones to […]