Health & Fitness

Stop! Take a Moment…

It’s that time when the end of the year comes crashing through like a raging river of candy (Halloween), food (Thanksgiving), and shopping (Christmas). It’s so easy to get swept up in its waters. Whether you love it or hate it, the river is coming and you can’t really fight it, you just kind of […]

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5 Steps to Sustainable Weight-Loss Success

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Don’t believe the naysayers who tell you that it’s all but impossible to drop that excess weight and keep it off. I’ll tell you what to believe: the real science stemming from The National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), a […]

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10 Best Brain-Boosting Foods

by guest blogger Peggy Kotsopoulos, registered holistic nutritionist, culinary consultant, and author of Kitchen Cures: Revolutionize Your Health with Foods that Heal Have you ever walked into a room and completely forgotten what you came in for? Or bumped into someone on the street whom you’ve met repeatedly, but you still can’t remember his or […]

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Pesticide Use Skyrocketing on GMO Crops While Pro-GMO Media Run Interference

by David Bronner, president of Dr. Bronner’s Michael Specter’s recent articles in the New Yorker bashing Vandana Shiva and the labeling of genetically engineered foods (“Seeds of Doubt“and ”The Problem with G.M.O. Labels“) are the latest high-profile pro–genetically modified organisms (GMO) articles that fail to engage with the fundamental critique of genetically engineered food crops in […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Fall Healing Essentials

Well, fall has officially arrived, with its cool temperatures, dry air, and balding trees. And while this can get some of us down (like me!)—not to mention, mess with our immune systems, skin, muscles, and hair—it can also be an opportunity to focus on ourselves. So this autumn, give yourself some “me time”! Spend some […]

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The Power of Medicinal Mushrooms

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Is it too early to start thinking about cold and flu season? Not at all. Vacations are over, the kids are back in school, and doctor’s offices have already ordered this year’s flu vaccine. The inevitable wave of viral infections can’t be far behind. Even […]

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The F-Words

 by guest blogger Selene Yeager, health, fitness and cycling expert and the author of Get Fast: A Complete Guide to Gaining Speed Wherever You Ride It’s a Sunday in early August 1997. I’m 28 years old and I’ve just woken up the morning of my very first road bike race. And I’m cowering under the […]

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How Yoga is Like Apples

by Holly Walck Kostura, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher photos by T. Maxová, shot on the lush grounds of a private retreat located on the French Riviera and owned by a family of Karma yogis How is yoga like apples? The answer is simple: From one small seed grows a multitude of fruit. Apple […]

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