The Latest in Longevity

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The science of aging reveals how to sharpen your mind and reverse your biological clock, from the inside and out The science of aging is fascinating. We can, to a degree, change the speed and extent at which our bodies age through diet and lifestyle. Historically, the focus of anti-aging research has been around life extension, improving quality […]  Read More

Sore Subject

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Practical ways to prevent—and treat—carpal tunnel syndrome They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And if you’re in a profession that demands repetitive wrist movement (such as carpentry or typing), there are a number of ways to reduce the potential for carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition characterized by inflammation between […]  Read More

Ultimate Eye Health Guide

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What you need to know now to promote clear vision for years to come “Each day, your eyes are assaulted by the sun, electronic devices, and the natural process of aging, all of which cause oxidative stress—a process that acts like rust in the body,” says optometrist Jeffrey Anshel, OD, and author of Smart Medicine […]  Read More

Healthy Fats

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Here are some simple answers to tricky questions about fats Our relationship with fat continues to baffle us. We love it, then we hate it. It comforts us, then frightens us. Unlike sugar, which we’ve come to universally vilify, fat makes us sway with indecision. Meanwhile, conflicting claims abound. Saturated fat clogs our arteries, but […]  Read More

SKINNY SMOOTHIES

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Whip up these nutrient-dense elixirs to help manage weight—including a protein-rich iced coffee and a “love potion” just in time for Valentine‘s Day If your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, here is a simple way to kick-start weight loss and keep your resolution all year long. Simply whip up a nutrient-dense weight-loss smoothie […]  Read More

30 DAYS TO A HEALTHIER HEART

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The latest research shows it’s possible to reduce arterial plaque—a major cause of heart disease—in as little as one month. What you need to know “Half the people who die of heart disease have normal cholesterol. How helpful is that?” says Steven Masley, MD, author of The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up: A Breakthrough Medical Plan to […]  Read More

THE ADRENAL RESET DIET

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Adrenal health could be the key to unlocking healthy weight loss Many theories have tried to explain why our waistlines have expanded dramatically in the past few decades, including the addition of high fructose corn syrup to many foods, giant sodas, processed food, toxins, and an increasingly stressful and sedentary way of life. No single […]  Read More

MEDICINE CABINET MUST-HAVE

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Have the homeopathic remedy arnica on hand for injuries, trauma, and exhaustion Health is complete homeostasis, when all parts of the body are functioning harmoniously. Mental, physical, and emotional levels are all balanced. There is complete harmony throughout the body on every level—mind, body, and spirit. Homeostasis is a difficult level for most of us […]  Read More

OUT ON A LIMB

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An extract from larch trees offers powerful protection against colds and flu A special type of fiber from larch trees, larch arabinogalactan, has been growing in popularity as a supplement for improving immunity and protecting against colds and flu. Although its exact mechanism isn’t fully understood, studies show that it improves the body’s ability to […]  Read More

INSOMNIA SOLUTIONS

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Scents that help you sleep There’s nothing wrong with occasional sleeplessness, but if you are starting to worry about it, feel tired all day, or are mentally unalert, then you possibly suffer from insomnia (perpetual, chronic sleeplessness). More than 60 million Americans do. Lack of sleep can lead to problems in your waking life such […]  Read More