Health & Fitness

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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A Green Practice Is a Loving Practice

by the Rodale’s team Peace. Balance. Love. These are words we often associate with yoga. But are we really bringing these intentions onto our mats? While our classes might promote the practice of peace, balance, and love, our yoga gear often supports the opposite. And while many seek out yoga for their health, they don’t […]

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6 Things I Learned from My First 5K

by guest blogger Maria Luci, social media and content editor at Rodale The alarm went off at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday. As it buzzed, I lay there and thought to myself, What the heck am I doing? Why am I getting up before the crack of dawn to run? Somehow, I willed myself out from […]

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You Are Not a Number

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition On a particularly lovely spring day, my patient Kris sat on the edge of the chair in my office, smiling and appearing anxious to share something with me. Without skipping a beat, she said, “Hey, Dr. Peeke, watch this!” […]

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Kids Can Make Healthy Food Choices: Education Is Key

by Anupama Joshi, executive director and cofounder of the National Farm to School Network While politicians in Washington debate implementation of school nutrition standards, the next generation’s leaders are sitting in a school cafeteria deciding whether or not broccoli salad is “gross.” In both cases, the stakes are high. A 2012 study by the Trust […]

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Why We Need to Make School Lunches Healthier

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate For some reason that I’ll probably never understand, first lady Michelle Obama has repeatedly been criticized by the press and blocked by lawmakers in her efforts to make school lunches healthier in this country. By no means do I think government should be dictating diet […]

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7 Summer Health Mistakes

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Summer activities can feel like extreme sports—even if you’re just driving to the store. With record-breaking temperatures, high-intensity adventures, late-night parties, and more, it’s definitely a season of endurance with its own unique health risks. Here are seven to look out for: 1. Burning […]

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