Health & Fitness

4 Tips for Beating the Greenwashing Game

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate We live in a world where companies use terms like “natural,” “botanical,” “pure,” and “free” when their products are actually full of harmful chemicals. These companies spend millions on slick advertising campaigns to get you to buy their products—stacking the deck against you, the consumer. Many […]

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A New Resistance

by guest blogger Ed Brown, documentary filmmaker I really thought I’d learned enough about toxic chemicals to last a lifetime. After directing the film Unacceptable Levels, which took me more than four years to create, I really believed there wasn’t anything left to say. I knew that we have 80,000-plus chemicals in our system of […]

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Crossing Life’s Finish Lines

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition This is a story about how love can help you to do extraordinary things—like making it through the finish lines life presents. I share it to inspire and remind us of the circle of life. It all begins with […]

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Staying Cool, Calm and Collected: Balancing the Pitta Dosha

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck Kostura Ayurveda reveals to us that there are seasons each year defined by the three doshas: vata (fall and early winter), kapha (winter and early spring), and pitta (late spring and summer). Each dosha goes through three stages each year with the changes of the seasons, temperature, […]

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Healthcare Advice that Can Save Your Life

by Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Center for Health Research My friend Barry just got out of the hospital, four months after having an almost deadly reaction to a prescription medication. Talking to him about his experience has made me realize how overwhelming it is for most people to figure out what medical treatments are […]

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Is the Grocery Manufacturers Association a Relic?

by guest blogger Robyn O’Brien, author and former financial and food-industry analyst The Grocery Manufacturers Association is the voice of more than 300 leading food, beverage, and consumer-product companies, but is it a relic of the 20th century? Questions that are starting to pop up about the Grocery Manufacturers Association include: Is it still delivering […]

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The Truth about Treating Lyme Disease

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer There’s a silent epidemic creeping around us, and mainstream medicine has only just begun to take a serious look. So what is this disease that experts are calling the fastest-spreading vector-borne illness in the country? Lyme disease. It’s estimated that Lyme disease strikes between 20,000 […]

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A Non-Runner's Guide to Runners - Remy's World - Mark Remy

A Non-Runner’s Guide to Runners

Not sure how to interact with these strange aerobic creatures? Our FAQ will help. by Mark Remy, writer, runner and creator of Remy’s World Summer is in full swing, which means that runners are, too. Perhaps you have glimpsed them out and about, loping along paths and trails. Maybe you’ve even seen them in suburban […]

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