Health & Fitness
April 01, 2014 • in Environment

Support Earth Month by Taking the Non-GMO Challenge

by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, acting director of the Non-GMO Project For the past 44 years, people across the globe have celebrated our beloved planet during Earth Month in April. Originating from the first Earth Day, which occurred on April …

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March 25, 2014 • in Health

No More Pap Smears?

By Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund If you’re a woman over 21, that headline probably got your attention. After all, who likes Pap smears? Wouldn’t it be great to never need one again? Well, …

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March 21, 2014 • in Health & Fitness

Ayurveda and Yoga for Kapha Season

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck Part I of our Ayurveda & Yoga Series The three doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) are combinations of the five great elements in our universe. The elements are further understood by the …

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March 20, 2014 • in Health

The Skinny on Fats

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Humans have a complicated relationship with fat. On the one hand, we need this critical nutrient to survive. In fact, we are biologically programmed to detect fats in our …

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March 18, 2014 • in Health

Does Your Deodorant Stink?

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate We use it every day, sometimes more than once. Did you ever stop to wonder what’s really in there? A large percentage of what we roll, spray, and drag over …

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March 17, 2014 • in By Maria

Five Spring Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but it feels like the whole year has gotten off to a very late start. For example, traditionally on St. Patrick’s Day we are supposed to plant peas around here, and my garden, as of …

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March 13, 2014 • in Health

Living to 100: Lessons From Aunt Eva

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Recently, the oldest woman in the world, Misao Okawa, celebrated her 116th birthday by devouring a slice of birthday cake as the staff at …

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