STRESS RX

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These nine soothing supplements can help you achieve a state of zen It’s a fact that chronic stress is bad for your health. Studies show that ongoing tension increases the risk of colds, allergies, and/or flu. Chronic high stress can destroy the brain’s neurons and prevent the birth of new brain cells, leading to depression […]  Read More

REAL MEN TAKE SUPPLEMENTS

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Five real guys share how supplements help them stay healthy Nelson Saenz Age: 37 Location: Los Angeles Occupation: Vice president of technology for a publishing company With a fast-paced IT career and an even faster-paced young family at home, Nelson Saenz describes his personal health lifestyle as fairly conscientious. The 37-year-old weight trains and trail […]  Read More

HEAD TO TOE SPRING MAKEOVER

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Shake the winter blahs with revitalizing (and safe) skin- and hair-care products Ready to do some spring cleaning on your personal care routine? Check the ingredients labels on items like shampoos, body washes, and moisturizers. You’ll likely find parabens, artificial fragrances, and other not-so-natural additives. These ingredients can actually be absorbed through the skin and can build […]  Read More

PROBIOTIC POWER

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What you need to know now for optimum health There are many pros of probiotics—those microscopic bugs that populate our guts play a big role in overall health. Probiotics boost your immune and digestive systems, and protect your gut’s lining. These beneficial bacteria may also help treat diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease […]  Read More

OH, BABY!

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Lifestyle and supplement tips for a healthy pregnancy, from conception to delivery “A healthy pregnancy begins before you conceive, because you don’t know you’re pregnant until two to three weeks after conception,” says Adrienne Stewart, NMD, a naturopathic doctor at Integrative Health in Scottsdale, Ariz., who specializes in preconception health. Consequently, she recommends taking stock of your […]  Read More

TEEN HEALTH

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Six Health Issues That Affect Your Adolescent You thought it was hard raising a toddler? Wait until you have a teen. They’re more independent, less easily persuaded, and often just as likely to have massive meltdowns. And while you’ll avoid earaches and frequent stomach bugs, teens are more susceptible to serious health issues, like stress and weight gain. […]  Read More

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