WOMEN: FEELING OFF-BALANCE?

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For women, hormone balance is key to overall health—affecting moods, weight, sleep, and much more. These natural strategies promote hormone harmony at any age They’re essential for life,tiny chemical messengers that create physiological effects. But if they become unbalanced, hormones can wreak havoc on moods, cause weight gain, and make you feel like your brain is […]  Read More

OPEN YOUR THIRD EYE

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Eight ways to detoxify and activate your pineal gland It was first documented in medical literature as recently as 1898, but the pineal gland has long been the subject of spiritual awe. French philosopher René Descartes described it as “the seat of the soul.” Madame Blavatsky, the founder of theosophy, called it “the third eye.” […]  Read More

CUSTOMIZE YOUR DIET PLAN

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Whether You Need To Lose Several Pounds, Or Just Want To Maintain Your Current Weight, We Have A Plan For You Are you trying to lose a lot of weight, or that stubborn last 10 pounds? Maybe you just want to tone up, or maintain your current weight. While there are some common threads in […]  Read More

ANGELS AMONG US

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Vitamin Angels, a U.S.-based nonprofit, travels to some of the poorest and most remote corners of the globe to deliver lifesaving vitamins—and hope photography by Matt Dayka/Vitamin Angels GT14 Monica, a beautiful 29-year-old mother of four from Guatemala, noticed the difference in her third child right away. Mishel, once a painfully shy girl, had started […]  Read More

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