Health & Fitness

What You Need to Know about Hormones & Estrogen-Positive Breast Cancer

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Today, we understand cancer better than we used to. A generation ago, we associated cancers with the organs in which they originated—breast, prostate, lungs—and treated them accordingly. Now we’re beginning to understand cancer on the genetic level. This is a bad news/good news situation. The […]

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5 Reasons Going Paleo Can Be Good for You and the Planet

by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at Prevention I’ve recently jumped on the Paleo diet bandwagon. You know, that diet that shuns dairy, legumes, grains, and processed junk foods in favor of nuts, meat, veggies, fruits, and other foods that are said to have been what our ancient ancestors preferred. Today is actually […]

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3 Types of Products That Pollute Our Water

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate Earth Day may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be thinking about our planet every day of the year. Here are three types of products you should put a little thought into before purchasing, as the wrong varieties can have lasting, […]

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Spring Shape Up Sweepstakes

Today is the LAST day to enter Rodale’s Spring Shape Up Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $500 eGift Card to shop sustainable fitness, yoga, and home workout essentials! Click here to enter today. Good luck! Print PDFRelated Posts:12 Green Mother’s Day Gifts Maria’s Five Favorites: The Rodale’s Spring Catalog and Beyond!Bring the Best […]

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Portland in Perspective: 6 Real and 4 Bogus Clichés

by Mark Remy, writer, runner, and creator of Remy’s World I’ve lived in Portland, Oregon, for about a year now. As a result, I consider myself the world’s foremost authority on Portland, Oregon. OK, maybe not. But since moving here from Pennsylvania last summer, I think I do have a pretty good perspective on our […]

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3 Secrets to Health Maintenance Success

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Let’s say you’re at a point in your wellness journey where you are gradually and proudly hitting critical milestones: You can briskly walk two miles without speed-dialing 911; you can zip up pants and jackets all the way (it’s […]

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Yoga for Peace and Happiness

“The Guru’s Feet” a drawing of B.K.S. Iyengar’s feet by Aretha Mckinney Blevins by Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Let this, the dissolution of union with pain be known as Yoga. It is to be practiced with determination and an undismayed mind. —The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter VI, verse 23) One of our shared experiences […]

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4 Adventurous Ways to Tap Into Nature to Lose Weight

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS While recently strolling around REI, a popular outdoor gear store, I had an epiphany. Looking around—whether it was in the rock climbing section, the camping gear aisle, or the paddling area—every single person in the store was in shape. That’s saying a lot, considering this is a country […]

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