HEALTHY AT HOME

Ease common conditions with safe and natural home remedies for everyone­ from kids to pets I believe that making your own medicines is an empowering act. When I take or give my child a remedy that I have made with my own hands in my own kitchen, I feel deeply connected to healing. As a physician, […]  Read More

ATTENTION, PLEASE

Certain homeopathic remedies work surprisingly well at reducing symptoms of ADD and ADHD It is estimated that 3–5 percent of children in the United States have been diagnosed with either attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the main symptoms of which are hyperactivity, lack of concentration, impulsiveness, and bad behavior. In […]  Read More

9 WAYS TO LOWER YOUR CHOLESTEROL

Move over, statins. A veritable arsenal of natural remedies can lower cholesterol and improve heart health with fewer risks and side effects Without question, statin drugs lower cholesterol, but many people can’t tolerate their side effects. The FDA requires warnings of these risks on drug labels: possible liver damage; memory loss, forgetfulness, or confusion; muscle […]  Read More

KRILLING IT

Krill is a fish oil alternative loaded with omega-3s and so much more Krill, tiny crustaceans found in all of the world’s oceans, are an excellent source of omega-3s, and have advantages over fish oil and algae sources. The three major types of omega-3s are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). […]  Read More

21-DAY ANTI-AGING PLAN

Aging well is very much about how you feel every day. Do you have plenty of energy? Are your joints pain-free and flexible? Are your bones strong, so that you maintain a youthful posture? We’ve put together 21 tips designed with your longevity in mind Can you live to be 100? It’s definitely possible! The […]  Read More

7 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY

Many of us are looking for energy in all the wrong places. Discover the real secrets to vitality Fatigue is one of the biggest problems of modern life, but we’re trying to fix that problem in all the wrong ways. Trying to “get” or “find” energy is like trying to grab a fistful of water. […]  Read More

THE HEALTHY SKIN DIET

Reduce your risk of developing skin cancer—from the inside out While there is considerable evidence that what we eat is a major factor in the development of internal cancers such as breast, prostate, colon, and lung cancer, there has been little focus on diet’s role in skin cancer. The irony is that because of the […]  Read More

WEIGHT LOSS TRENDS

With so many options today, weight loss can be confusing. To ferret out your best strategy, here are six popular tools Protein “Protein powders are a fantastic way to augment your diet, whether you are trying to lose weight or just hold your ground,” says Joe Colella, MD, author of The Appetite Solution. When you […]  Read More

ON ICE

Nothing says summer quite like iced tea—chill out with these exceptionally tasty cool quenchers The road to well-being may be steeped in tea. Science continues to reveal just how potent this ancient beverage is. Green tea, for example, is loaded with catechins and phenols, which have been found to protect the heart and brain and […]  Read More

TRAVEL WELL

Traveling can tax your body, especially as you get older. But a few natural secrets can keep you energized, healthy, and ready for new adventures. Travel can be unkind to your body. As you age, jet lag may hit you harder, exposure to foreign germs may frighten you, and an exotic diet may make you […]  Read More