Health & Fitness

Conquering Restless Legs Syndrome

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The symptoms often come at the worst possible time: at night when you’re trying to sleep. You feel a throbbing, itching, or uncomfortable sensation in the legs that escalates until you feel an overwhelming need to move them. Shifting the legs relieves the discomfort temporarily, […]

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6 Organic Ingredients You WANT in Your Beauty Products

  by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate Typically when writing about beauty and personal care products, I’m explaining which harmful ingredients to avoid—such as fragrances, phthalates, and parabens. But today, I’ve decided to change things up and discuss to the other side of the coin: ingredients you want. Natural beauty isn’t […]

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7 Tips for a Healthy You

by guest blogger Dawna Stone, certified health coach, winner of The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, and author of The Healthy You Diet We all strive to be healthier, feel better, and look younger. Leading a healthy life benefits us both physically and mentally. Some benefits include healthy weight, glowing skin, bright eyes, improved thinking, increased energy, […]

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5 New Superfoods for a Super You

by the Rodale’s team What are superfoods, you ask? Well, they’re an amazing group of super nutrient-dense, natural foods that give you “more bang for your buck” nourishment-wise! Many superfoods can help protect your brain and immune system, as well as fight inflammation and aging. Some of our personal favorites are almonds, flaxseed, and dark […]

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Stop the Body Shaming

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition There’s been a lot of hoopla recently about the latest annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Mostly because the magazine’s public relations team proclaimed that for the first time a plus-size model, Robyn Lawley, would be included in the lineup […]

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Valentine’s Day Yoga

by Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar yoga teacher It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so I’ve prepared a gift for you that’s even more delicious than a box of chocolates: a yoga sequence of backward extensions. I know—you want to know exactly how yoga could be more delicious than chocolate, right? Well, Hatha Yoga uses modalities (yoga […]

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Sex Not Food

Sex, not food? What, I’m sure you’re wondering, is Maria going to be talking about now? Allow me to explain. I love food. I am a food blogger, among other things. But with Valentine’s Day coming up, I got to thinking about how I too often see, in my own life and in the lives […]

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4 Strange Sources of Roundup

by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for RodaleNews.com There are a lot of studies asserting that organic is better for you, but if you read nothing else about it, know this: Many nonorganic foods contain dangerous levels of GMOs and glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup. You won’t find it anywhere on […]

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