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Antiviral Herbs & Vitamins
Q What if there is a second wave of COVID-19 this fall? What can I do to reduce my risk of getting ill with COVID, or any other viral infection? The best approach to health, always, is to avoid getting sick. In case that sounds sassy, what I mean is
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Witch Hazel: A Skin-Healing Wonder
Want the ultimate in clean skin? Just a simple swipe or spray of toner removes any last traces of dirt and impurities stuck in your pores after you wash while also killing bacteria that can live within the pores. Toning balances the skin’s pH level,
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The Secrets of Becoming Stress-Hardy
More so than any other year in recent history, 2020 has brought unprecedented changes to our lives: A worldwide pandemic, which led to social distancing, anxiety, and stay-at-home orders along with an economic shutdown, unsettled work conditions, job
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Click On This!
For links to studies cited in our articles and other helpful sites and books, visit FREE eBOOK! Here’s a way to make the munchies support your immune system—and fight the Quarantine 15—with five easy, healthy treats for any occas
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Are EMFs Causing Your Body More Stress?
In our day-to-day lives, our bodies are challenged by many environmental stressors, including increasing levels of electromagnetic fields (EMFs)—some of which are unavoidable. Natural EMF sources include the Earth’s magnetic field and sunlight. But i
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Taking Time for You
Has your life been turned upside down since the pandemic began? Most of us have been forced to adapt to a radically new way of living. Plans have gone out the window. Work has changed or, in many cases, has ended altogether. Socializing is awkward an
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— Back To — School Online
As Covid-19 restrictions impact school openings in the fall, back-to-school may look really different for your family this year. On the one hand, taking a break from rushed breakfasts, chauffeuring kids to extracurricular activities, the monotony of
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Our Writers
* Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, is an award-winning educator, author of multiple books, and a real food chef. She’s helped thousands of people make lasting changes to unhealthy habits. * Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is a boardcertified
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How To Eat After A Heart Attack
Nearly one in four people who have a heart attack go on to have a second one, but the right foods can significantly improve the odds of a long and healthy life. More than 20 years ago, the Lyon Diet Heart Study broke new ground by testing the effects
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What to Eat
If you don’t usually eat breakfast, you don’t have to. But if you find yourself snacking mid-morning, try a Steven’s Breakfast Shake (recipe available at and wait until lunch to eat. Make lunch your biggest meal of the day. Eat fish and
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Why You Should Go Organic
Many people choose organic food to lessen their exposure to synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, but there are many more benefits to this wholesome way of eating. Health-wise, organic crops contain more concentrated nutrients than conventional crops
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6 Must-Know Benefits of Eating Seasonally
Q Is there any reason I should change what I eat based on the season of the year? Yes. Our convenience-driven modern food system includes imported foods flown into the United States from all around the world, and we can obtain most of what we want an
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UBIQUINOL Relieves Fatigue
Ubiquinol is the active form of CoQ10, a nutrient used by cells to produce energy. While many studies have shown that it can help people with heart failure, a new study in Japan found that Ubiquinol supplements can also revitalize energy in healthy m
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Ready To Eat For Autumn?
Sometime during the month of September, the winds of change usually shift from the warm breezes of late summer to autumn’s chill. When the weather changes, it’s a good idea to move away from light summer foods toward heartier fall fare, and it’s the
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50-65% Fewer Deaths
People who walk significantly more steps each day live longer, according to a study that tracked nearly 5,000 people for a decade. More specifically, researchers compared the lifespans of Americans who were age 40 or older at the outset and took no m
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Amino Acids
You’ve heard a lot about amino acids and how important they are for building muscle. But these building blocks of protein are responsible for many other critical systems and functions in the body, including neurotransmitter and hormone production, im
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Fish And Fish Oil
Air pollution makes the brain shrink faster with age, but the omega-3 fats in fish and fish oil can counteract the e.ect. In a study of 1,315 women with an average age of 70 who lived in polluted areas, brain scans showed that those with the highest
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A Better (Mini) Burger
Back in the 1960s when I was an aspiring jazz musician, sliders were one of my favorite foods. Only they weren’t called “sliders” back then—they were called “White Castle.” These scrumptious little mystery meat burgers with the grease-soaked buns and
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Snack On!
There was a time not so long ago when “snacking” was a dirty word. If you were someone who “ate healthy,” you eschewed all of those between-meal indulgences that were most likely fried in some unhealthy oil and/or loaded with sugar and preservatives.
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The Skinny Secret
In The Low-Calorie Cookbook: Healthy, Satisfying Meals with 500 Calories or Less, Megan Olson poignantly shares how she went from “missing out on so many opportunities in life” because of her weight to finding joy and purpose in healthy cooking. She’
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Food For The Soul
As the author of several forward-thinking cookbooks, including 2019’s The CBD Kitchen, Leah Vanderveldt has long known that nourishment extends significantly beyond the physical to the mental, emotional, and even the enchantingly spiritual. Her lates
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Product Spotlights
For daily wellness protection specifically designed to support women’s blood sugar, menstrual, and urinary tract health, choose Bluebonnet’s Ladies’ ONE Whole Food-Based Multiple. It’s bursting with over 25 nutrients, including the active coenzyme fo
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Everyone Wants to Know …
BN: What are some key ways to get practical with magic in the kitchen? LV: First, ingredients. So many plants have magical properties. It’s worth doing a quick search on herbs and plants that you want to use in your cooking and just seeing if they ha
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A Honey Like No Other
Manuka, a “super honey” from New Zealand, has made waves in recent years for its ability to enhance health and beauty. In addition to containing a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, Manuka has potent bacteria-fighting qualities not foun
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How to Benefit from Calcium Supplements
Calcium for bone health is one of the most widely doctor-recommended supplements, but conventional advice to take it typically omits a few important facts. Too much supplemental calcium, as well as too little, can be detrimental to your health. And i
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How to Get Enough Calcium—But Not Too Much
Experts recommend 1,000 mg of calcium daily for adults, and 1,200 mg daily for women over 50 and men over 70. These refer to total intake from food and supplements, not supplements alone. To identify the right amount of supplemental calcium for you,
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Double Strawberry Peach “Jello” Parfait
make it! Serves 6 This delightfully refreshing summer dessert will be adored by kids and grown-ups alike. 2 cups Pomona organic pure peach juice, divided1 Tbs. unflavored gelatin2 Tbs. Bare Honey Raw wildflower honey, divided1 cup plain nonfat Greek
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An Avocado a Day…
make it! When it comes to genius food pairings, avocado is up there with the classics—bread and butter, peanut butter and chocolate, and yes, guacamole and chips! The beloved avocado, technically a fruit, adds that certain something to almost any dis
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How to Eat Your Vitamins
Mascha Davis grew up eating nutrientdense “and really delicious” Russian and Ukrainian dishes that her mom cooked—“a lot of traditional foods like borscht and a lot of the different Russian salads with lots of veggies.” Now, the registered dietitian
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