SUMMER RECIPE GUIDE

Mango Madness Smoothie

Cool, swimsuit-friendly summer treats infused with supplements Here you are, right in the middle of swimsuit season. Now’s not the time to pig out, chow down, or waste calories. You need nutrient-packed meals and snacks to keep your belly flat, your skin glowing, and your body vibrant and full of energy, all summer long. How […]  Read More

7 WAYS TO DETOX

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Simple tips to eliminate toxins and improve energy, immune function, and vitality A  healthy detoxification program should always begin gradually. But with so many methods available, it can be difficult to find a starting point. With that in mind, I would like to share some of my top recommended steps—gleaned through my experience as an […]  Read More

THE HEALTHY HYDRATION HANDBOOK

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As the days grow hotter, it’s likely you’re gulping water (flavored or plain), sports drinks, or other beverages at every opportunity. That’s a good thing, since two-thirds of the body is composed of H2O. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to function. It lubricates your joints and allows them to move […]  Read More

WHY YOU CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT

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3 sneaky weight-loss saboteurs You’ve tried it all—counting calories, ditching carbs, exercising until you’ve worn a path on the treadmill at your local gym. But even though you’re doing everything right, that excess weight just won’t budge. It turns out that there may be something more at work. Recent studies point to three hidden health […]  Read More

ALL SYSTEMS GO

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The foods you eat and the supplements you take can make all the difference when it comes to improving your digestion—and alleviating common symptoms such as gas, bloating, poor nutrient absorption, and indigestion WHETHER YOU’RE SOMEONE WHO LIVES TO EAT or eats to live, there’s no getting around it—our digestion is central to our being. […]  Read More

2 BIGGEST NUTRITIONAL BLOOPERS

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The deadliest missing pieces: VITAMIN D AND MAGNESIUM. ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH? Among the many nutrients we depend upon, these are likely the most underrated and underused. Most Overlooked Vitamin Many of us lack vitamin D because of too little sun exposure and not enough cold-water fish in our diets, and the consequences can be […]  Read More

HIS & HERS HEALTH GUIDE

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Vive la différence—these supplements and nutrients address the individual health concerns of men and women HIS: Hey guys—check out these quick and easy strategies for he-man health at every age. If you’re like most men, talking about health isn’t a top priority. In fact, it probably falls somewhere down the list after work, women, and […]  Read More

VEGAN DIETS: AVOID THE PITFALLS

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The healthiest ways to forgo animal foods What do Brad Pitt, Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Clinton, and Betty White all have in common? They’re all vegetarians. Betty is a little different from the others, in that she hasn’t eaten meat, fish, or poultry for about 30 years. The others have adopted animal-free diets more recently, but […]  Read More

AMAZING AMINOS

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Amino acids, protein’s chemical “building blocks,” have some surprising health benefits Thanks in part to the late Robert Atkins, MD, the term protein moved from the exclusive lexicon of nutritionists to part of our daily vocabulary. And yet protein isn’t just about managing your weight. Much of the tissue that makes up your body—skin, fingernails, […]  Read More

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Protein Powders in Scoops

5 reasons to love protein powders 1 They Boost Calorie Burn Protein powders can help you lose weight by increasing the number of calories burned. Here’s why: Replacing some carbohydrates and fats with lean protein will slightly increase your metabolic rate because the human body burns more calories when breaking down protein than other types […]  Read More