FEED YOUR HEAD

8 nutrients that fight “brain drain”  Feeling foggy, forgetful, or confused? You’re not alone. Causes of memory problems, fatigue, and difficulty learning range from impaired circulation to traumatic brain injury to plain old stress. But you can combat “brain drain;” try these smart supplements to stay sharp. Citicoline is a chemical that occurs naturally in […]  Read More

The Ketone Diet

A high-fat ketogenic diet offers hope for cancer patients Imagine Patricia Daly of Dublin, Ireland—fit and pretty, a nutritionist and former triathlete. But in 2008, at age 28, she faced a terrifying diagnosis: a melanoma in her right eye. Often diagnosed on the skin, melanoma is one of the deadliest of all cancers. Daly underwent […]  Read More

The Latest in Longevity

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

Ultimate Eye Health Guide

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

The Ultimate Diet

Motivational speaker and author Louise Hay shares the “loving” way to attain great health and reach your ideal weight Motivational speaker and author Louise Hay is still going strong at the age of 88. How does she do it? In a new book, Loving Yourself to Great Health, she teams up with her go-to natural health […]  Read More

Healthy Fats

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

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

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

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

THE TRUTH ABOUT SHINGLES

This formerly rare complication from chickenpox is becoming more common. Here’s what you need to know Recently, a large group of naturopaths was polled, and many noted that in the past five or so years, they have seen a significant increase in shingles cases. This has certainly been true in my practice as well. Shingles […]  Read More