NOT SO SWEET

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New research reveals sugar’s dark side Too much sugar does not just make us fat; it can also make us sick,” writes Laura Schmidt, PhD, MPH, of the University of California, San Francisco in the February 2014 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. Schmidt cites recent studies that show a clear correlation between the sweet stuff […]  Read More

STRONG BONES FOR LIFE

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An osteoporosis prevention protocol involves more than taking calcium. What every woman should know Osteoporosis,, which means “porous bone,” is a progressive bone-thinning disease that affects over 200 million people worldwide. It is often referred to as a “silent disease” because it develops slowly over many decades with few or no warning signs. The most […]  Read More

SECRETS TO NON-STOP ENERGY

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Feeling strained, drained, or just plain pooped? These strategies can help you to revive on every level Take a look at a bookshelf, magazine rack, or best-seller list, and you’ll see dozens of references to energy. It’s one of the most pressing health issues of our times. In fact, almost 80 percent of Americans say that they’re […]  Read More

THE BIG 4

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Build a solid foundation for vibrant health with these four key supplements An ideally dosed multivitamin/mineral Omega-3 fatty acids Coenzyme Q10 (as ubiquinol) Probiotics The Egyptian pyramids have lasted for more than 4,000 years because of one thing—a solid foundation. Your supplement regimen needs a sturdy base too. The supplements comprising this level support basic life […]  Read More

A USER’S GUIDE TO ENZYMES

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Deficiencies are common, especially with age. But how do you know if you really need them, and which are right for you? We break it all down for you Every day, your entire body is powered by enzymes, tiny proteins in each cell that facilitate a myriad of chemical reactions. Even as you read this, these […]  Read More

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