THAT’S A WRAP

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Got a health-minded foodie in the family? A hard-to-shop-for friend who has everything? From healthy eats to luxe bath treats, you’ll find something here for everyone on your gift list.   THE HEALTHY GOURMET SWEET SURPRISES FOR THE HEALTH-CONSCIOUS HOME CHEF Trudeau Corp. Fresh Herb Saver keeps herbs fresh in the refrigerator for up to […]  Read More

SUPPLEMENTS FOR VEGETARIANS

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Q: I’m a vegetarian. How can I stay healthy? What supplements do you recommend? A: Full disclosure: I’m a meat eater. And in my almost seven decades on the planet, I’ve picked up a few morsels of what we might call “wisdom,” or nuggets of truth that I’d feel confident passing on to future generations. […]  Read More

SUPER SENIOR HEALTH

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11 must-have supplements for anyone over 65 Creating and customizing a supplement plan is difficult enough, even under the best of circumstances. But after age 65, everything changes—digestion slows, levels of certain nutrients plummet, and needs for many others increase. Add to that the potential for medication interactions, and finding the right combo of supplements […]  Read More

SWEET SURPRISES

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You’d never guess these holiday treats are sugar-free The holidays bring a bevy of baked goods, an avalanche of chocolate confections, and sweet treats galore. Resistance is futile. And when holiday goodies are made with healthier sweeteners and taste just as good as (if not better than) those made with refined white sugar, why should […]  Read More

PEP SQUAD

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Peptides are the latest discovery in the quest for younger-looking skin, and they’re popping up in more and more natural products With age, expression lines form by repeated action of facial muscles when you laugh or frown. Since you tend to laugh or frown up to 15,000 times each day, these movements slowly create skin […]  Read More

TEA Rx

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Taking a sick day? Exhausted from holiday shopping? Pick a brew for what ails you There’s not much that beats an aromatic, piping hot cup of tea on a cold winter day. Now that old man winter has us in his icy grip, our thoughts naturally turn to soothing, healing drinks that prop us up […]  Read More

BACK TO SCHOOL SURVIVAL KIT

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A+ tips, from fighting after-school snack attacks to getting through cold and flu season It takes a lot of energy to get through a long day of school, after-school activities and sports, play dates, and homework. A diet heavy on soda and junk food just won’t cut it. Good eating habits start at home. I […]  Read More

ARE YOU ADDICTED TO STRESS

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Put the cell phone down and step away from the computer. It’s time to unplug Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to actually relax? For something that’s supposed to be enjoyable, slowing down can actually cause a great deal of discomfort to someone who’s used to being on the go all the time. […]  Read More

TIMING IS EVERYTHING

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The best supplements to take before, during, and after your workout When it comes to workout supplements, what you take may not be as important as when you take them. Here’s a simple timing guide to make the most of your fitness program. Before workouts: Pre-workout nutrition should focus on sustaining energy, increasing performance, and […]  Read More

SLEEP ON IT

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Get your zzz’s with a little help from homeopathy You’ve probably experienced it at least once in your life—a sleepless night spent tossing and turning in bed, your mind wide-awake and racing with thoughts as the hours slowly tick by. Or maybe you’ve woken up from a deep sleep at 4 in the morning and […]  Read More