THE SECRETS TO HEALTHY AGING

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3 key strategies to slow the hands of time TIP 1: EAT A RAINBOW   The old adage that says you get out of life what you put into it also applies to your diet. A poor diet can have far-reaching ripple effects on your health—but so can a good diet, even if its effects aren’t […]  Read More

10 WAYS TO UPGRADE YOUR DIET

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Raw and superfoods foods expert David Wolfe shares his top tips to dramatically enhance energy and vitality Actor Woody Harrelson is known for being a raw foodist, and when he needed to lose 30 pounds in two months for the role of a twisted cop in Rampart, raw food got him there—with some help from […]  Read More

YOUR RESOLUTIONS TOOL KIT

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New Year, new you: practical tips and supplement advice to help you maintain the momentum to lose weight, get in shape, and feel great  It’s that time of year: the winter pounds have crept on and maybe your clothes feel a bit snug. If this year your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight and […]  Read More

HOME MAKEOVER

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The nine most toxic products in your house—and safer alternatives You buy organic vegetables, choose free-range eggs, and avoid any chemical sweeteners or colors. But is your home as clean as your diet? From candles and deodorants, to air fresheners and toothpaste, every room in your house probably contains some kind of toxin. Clean house now, with this […]  Read More

MEDICINE CABINET MAKEOVER

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Take stock, declutter, and make sure to have these basics on hand A peek inside your medicine cabinet may reveal “pill creep,” a phrase coined by Alan Christianson, NDM, a naturopathic physician in Scottsdale, AZ, and author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease. “People add in the new thing of the week each […]  Read More

GALLSTONES: THE REAL CAUSE AND CURE

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Is surgery always necessary? Maybe not—and there are risks. Read on to learn what you can do to prevent gallstones, and about treatment alternatives As many as 20 million Americans have gallstones, according to the National Institutes of Health, but often, there are no symptoms. In fact, many people never experience discomfort and don’t even […]  Read More

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

12 IMMUNE-BOOSTING SUPPLEMENTS

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Stock up on the following for powerful defense against cold and flu bugs this season The wear-and-tear of daily living puts an enormous burden on the immune system. Add to that toxins in the environment, infectious diseases, and chronic stress, and it’s likely that your immune system could use some support. Whether you’re looking to […]  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

ULTIMATE HERB GUIDE

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From antioxidant support to hormone balance, stress relief and more, use this chart to find the right herbs for common health concerns You might call them “power plants.” Since time began, man has used herbs, including leaves, roots, berries, and bark, to treat conditions from swollen ankles to fever. The constituents in herbs have medicinal […]  Read More