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Grain Drain

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Delicious eats that are all taste and zero grain. Whether you’re celiac, sensitive, or simply focusing on your health, more and more of us are saying goodbye to grains. Gluten and grain intolerance have been on the rise for the last two decades and seem to match the rise in brain-related health issues like anxiety, depression, dementia, ADHD and more. In the last decade alone, gluten intolerance levels have increased Read More

Sunscreen Savvy

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Why nutrition equals safe sun. It’s amazing. Before the 1930s skin cancer was a non-entity unlike today where melanoma is up nearly 2000%. Yet, back in the day approximately 75% of the workforce held jobs that kept them outside during the day, while today that number is only around 10%. Why? Because before “safe sun” lotions and potions, nature was the skin’s miracle worker. For some time, we’ve learned to Read More

6 Healthy Summer Habits

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Don’t let your self-care dip this season. Summer’s in full swing, but that shouldn’t be license to throw caution to the wind and give up on all of your healthy habits. Most of us go into this time of year looking forward to relaxing and recharging during  those easygoing summer days. But, you might be feeling disappointed that the summer seems to be flying by and you haven’t taken nearly as much healthful Read More

The NEW Rules of Health

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Your genes are not your destiny. The new rules of health are based on the foundational belief that DNA is not predetermined. DNA is really controlled by environmental influences that include diet, exercise, supplements, social support and even our feelings and thoughts. Dr. Bruce Lipton, the quantum physics leader in cellular biology proved that it is the environment, not the DNA which determines health or dis-ease. This radical new view Read More

Summer Wellness from the Ground Up

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Reconnect to the Earth daily. As a society, we seem to be so disconnected. We view moments happening right in front of us through the screen of a phone while we snap photos, we spend our “social time” online, and we don’t get out and about in the great outdoors nearly as much as we’d like. As you’d imagine, this is taking a toll on our health and well-being. Most of Read More

A Vital Exercise Suited for Us All

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The future of fitness rooted in the past. I’ve currently been working vigorously on updates to several books that I can’t wait to share with you! One is Before the Change—my New York Times bestseller that dives deep into how to feel your best during perimenopause and menopause. One component is, of course, exercise. I am a tremendous proponent of resistance or weight-training exercise because of the effect it has Read More

Could Fungus Be the Root Cause of Mystery Illnesses?

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The top 3 antifungals already in your spice cabinet. I just celebrated another birthday and this time of year always gives me pause to reflect. One thing I’m most grateful for is my incredible inner circle of remarkably knowledgeable, insightful friends. My friend, television host of “Know the Cause” and best-selling author, Doug Kaufmann—whom I regard as a pioneer and a trendsetter—had the best antidote of all for aging: he recently Read More

Travel Alert: Parasite Prevention You Must Do

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Follow these tips to bring home only memories. Your “healthy” sunscreen is packed. CHECK! Your wide brimmed hat is in the bag. CHECK! Even healthy snacks are now part of your travel accompaniments. But there’s one thing I bet will be forgotten on far too many of the approximately 1.7 billions trips  taken this year. No matter where your travels may lead you (even here in the USA) you need to be proactive Read More

Gallbladder Support Is Vital to Overall Health

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Beat mysterious fatigue, nausea, constipation, and hypothyroidism. Traditional Chinese Medicine had it right: your gallbladder is golden! Oriental physicians and acupuncturists have known for decades what we are now discovering. Restorative care for the gallbladder will address unresolved aches, pains, and conditions that no other treatment has touched. So if you are experiencing the following, you may want to take advantage of a simple solution ASAP—that I will mention in Read More

7 Superfoods for Dad

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Delicious choices with male nutrition in mind. This Sunday is Father’s Day. It’s the special day in which we celebrate all of the fathers in our lives. They are men from all walks of life who have inspired us with their work ethic, their patience, their humor, their integrity—and their love—every single day of the year. We want our men to be as vital as possible. And while they also want Read More