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Just 1 Cup of Leafy Greens Improves Heart Health
A Danish study has found that over time, eating just one cup of leafy greens daily can reduce risk for heart disease by about 15 percent. Researchers drew this conclusion after tracking the diets and health of more than 53,000 people for 23 years. Th
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Do You Have Parasites?
You probably assume that parasites are a problem only if you’ve traveled to remote regions with iffy sanitation. But they’re way more common than you might think. Millions of Americans have parasites, and some types infect as much as five percent of
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Click On This!
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This Just In
Show your immune system some love with Life Extension Mushrooms with Beta Glucans. Featuring a blend of a patented beta-glucan from baker’s yeast, as well as shiitake, maitake, and chaga mushrooms, this formula offers a variety of betaglucans. These
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Move Over Yogurt—Here Comes Oatgurt!
Serves 4 We used vanilla oat yogurt, but if you want something fruitier, try a fruit-flavored yogurt such as mango. ½ cup orange sections½ cup pineapple tidbits1 apple, unpeeled, cored, and sliced1 banana, sliced on the diagonal½ cup blackberries½ cu
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Happy & Healthy Teens
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 susc
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8 Soothing Essential Oils to Help Combat Stress
It’s normal to experience occasional stress, anxiety, mood swings, and a lack of focus. But you don’t have walk around feeling like a stress ball all the time. Natural essential oils can help ease stress, boost mood, and bolster your mental health. S
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Ziba Foods
Mention Afghanistan today, and it immediately conjures images of danger, destruction, and despair. But there was a time not that many years ago when its beautiful countryside was a major source of exceptional dried fruits and nuts—before conflict and
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Tune In, Tone Up
Q: What is it with “core tone”? Do I really need it? A: In a word, yes. Humans aren’t so far away from having been four-footed mammals with tails. Despite our enormously rapid social evolution, our bodies really haven’t evolved that much for hundreds
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Top 6 Benefits of Pycnogenol
“If I was stranded somewhere on a desert island, Pycnogenol is one of the supplements I would want to have with me, simply because it has so many uses,” says Fred Pescatore, MD, an integrative medicine pioneer and author of The A-List Diet and other
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Natural Help for Thinning Hair
According to The New York Times, “Since the pandemic, many doctors report an uptick in patients suffering from stressrelated hair loss.” The phenomenon is a byproduct of both stress and post-viral inflammation from Covid-19. Temporary hair loss can b
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Double Trouble
A study in the European Heart Journal suggests that you shouldn’t follow the lead of the Brits and spike your tea with milk. Scientists discovered that adding moo juice to tea blunted its cardiovascular benefits. Casein protein in milk may bind up an
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5 Ways To Teach Kids Healthy Eating
1 | SKIP THE CLEAN-PLATE CLUB. Teach kids to eat according to internal cues instead. 2 | DON’T MAKE ANY FOOD “BAD.” When your kids eat pizza, bagels, or other “bad” food—which they will—you don’t want them to feel guilty about it. Instead, talk about
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Grass-Fed Butter
Butter—from pasture-fed, organically raised cows—is a wonderful, healthy food. It’s a rich source of vitamin A, which is needed for healthy immunity and vision. And it also contains the other fat-soluble vitamins—E, K, and D. Vitamin D deficiency is
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Banish BO
Body odor is natural and normal, and sweating is necessary—but if you’re like most people, you’ll gladly pass on funky feet, stinky pits, and bad breath. No sweat. These six solutions for the most pungent parts of your body will leave you smelling fr
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Most Adults and Children Lack Omega-3 Fats
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend omega-3 fats to maintain good health, but a recent study concluded that over 95 percent of children and 68 percent of adults don’t get enough. The study looked specifically at levels of EPA and DHA, whic
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Naturopathic Rx for Strong Immunity
WHAT NUTRIENTS ARE MOST IMPORTANT FOR COLD AND FLU PREVENTION IN KIDS? In addition to a children’s multiple vitamin (which is essential), I recommend 500 mg daily of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, probiotics, and a protein-rich diet. For probioti
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Recover Stretch Defend Nourish Train Soothe Run Ski Climb Compete
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Sterling Health Foods
Sterling Health Foods was founded in Sterling, Colo. in 1971 by Ellen Ressler. She started the business as a tea shop and organic health food store. In 1982, Ellen moved the store to its present location: 18975 U.S. Highway 6, on the south end of Ste
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The Lion’s Share of Benefits
Despite its long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine, lion’s mane (Hericium erinaceus) is only now getting the attention it deserves in the West. Research shows that it contains a plethora of health-enhancing constituents, including antiox
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YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NATURAL LIVING Editor in Chief Nicole Brechka Creative Director Rachel Joyosa Executive & Digital Editor Jerry Shaver Associate Editor Elizabeth Fisher Copy Editor James Naples Beauty Editor Sherrie Strausfogel Contributing Edi
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News*bites
“Your weight loss journey is not just about how much you’re eating,” says Lacey Dunn, RD, author of The Women’s Guide to Hormonal Harmony and founder of UpliftFit Nutrition (upliftfitnutrition.com). “It’s also about how well your hormones are balance
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Our Writers
* Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, is an award-winning educator, author, and real food chef. jeannettebessinger.com* Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is a board-certified nutritionist and bestselling author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth. jonnybowden.com* Mat
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Classic Summer Cobbler
Before I introduce this month’s recipe let me say a bit about a component of eating that’s almost as important as its nutritional content. See, many foods have an entire emotional history in our memories, foods that we associate with certain people o
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Fruits and Veggies Reduce Stress
An Australian study of 8,600 men and women between the ages of 25 and 91 found that those who ate the most vegetables and fruits experienced the least stress. “Vegetables and fruits contain important nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, flavonoids,
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5 Simple Ways to Summerize Your Diet
Q: I’m outside a lot during the summer and have trouble tolerating the heat. I tend to get fatigued, irritable, and dizzy, and I often get headaches or become sick to my stomach. Are there any ways I can change what I eat during the summer to help my
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Healthy Skin Tips
* Stay hydrated: Drink enough water every day—half your body weight in ounces. For example, if you weigh 120 pounds, drink 60 ounces of water. If you drink caffeine, match it with extra water: an extra 8 ounces of water for every 8-ounce caffeinated
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Our Writers
* Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, is an award-winning educator, author, and real food chef. jeannettebessinger.com* Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is a board-certified nutritionist and bestselling author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth. jonnybowden.com* Emi
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Replenish with Hydrating Beverages & Sugar-Free Electrolytes
Here are a few favorites:
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Notes from the Clean Food Coach
Although skipjack contains some of the lowest levels of mercury among tunas, contamination is still a concern. Dr. Jonny and many other health professionals recommend Vital Choice, the most reliable and “clean” tuna that we know of. It’s shipped righ
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