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Getting to the Root of Hair Loss

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Is there anything you can do to stop hair loss? Several simple hair-sparing strategies have proven effective, including correcting common vitamin deficiencies and avoiding toxic insults that can spoil your luxurious locks. Written By: Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS If thinning hair is sending you into panic mode, you are far from alone. Hair loss is a problem shared by men and women alike. Alopecia, or abnormal hair loss, is Read More

A Mother’s Day Gift of Health

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Share the gift of year-round health with mom. This Sunday we will be celebrating all of the incredible women across the world who work tirelessly day and night under the honorable title of “Mom.” Her health and happiness means everything to us, so what better gift to give than nourishment to keep her feeling wonderful for years to come? As a busy woman-on-the-go myself, I’d like to share a few Read More

Swim into Slim with these Omegas

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When it comes to hunger and tummy fat, your hormones are key. Similar to how the thyroid hormone controls metabolism and insulin is driven by excess carbohydrates, hunger and stress hormones affect your appetite and belly. By resetting hormones, you will effortlessly increase insulin sensitivity, stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce that fight or flight urge, and preserve more lean muscle mass while you fast track your weight loss. Love that Read More

Saunas for Spring

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Include an infrared sauna in your weekly routine. Anyone who has visited a health club or spa has likely spent time relaxing in a sauna. But, you may not have used an infrared sauna. Infrared represents the next wave of advanced and therapeutic cleansing by sweating out toxins—in large numbers—through the skin. The sweat produced in a conventional sauna is usually about 3% toxins, while a broad spectrum infrared sauna Read More

Do You Have a Sexy Brain?

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How intimacy and balanced hormones protect your health. My friend and colleague, Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson, celebrated the release of her new book Sexy Brain this week—and I’m a big fan. I was lucky enough to receive an early galley copy of this fantastic read and even with my hectic schedule, poured through it in a matter of days. For peri- and menopausal women, this is a terrific adjunct for Read More

A Sneak Preview of the Year Ahead

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Won’t you join me for a lean and serene 2017? It’s THAT time of year… Time to reflect on the year gone by and to think about all those who make life so much brighter and warmer—wonderful people like you. So, I couldn’t let 2016 pass without expressing my profound thanks and gratitude for all the faith and confidence you put in me. Whether it’s a comment on my blog Read More

Live to 120

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The longevity secrets to extend your youth span. My mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells, lived till 106. As the grande dame of alternative medicine, she was wise, well spoken, and decades ahead of her time. Her life experience didn’t come easy. She earned every single year of her long life after a diagnosis of incurable tuberculosis complicated with heart and kidney issues. Dr. Parcells was forced to change the way she Read More

First Aid Essential Oil Picks

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Heal with ancient miracle remedies. Essential oils are all the rage. Whether you’re seeking to treat a specific ailment or simply want a safe scent to fill your home, essential oils provide a wide array of therapeutic benefits. Yet, they are hardly new to the scene. Quite the opposite, actually. Essential oils date back to Biblical times. In fact, the Bible contains 14 principle oils: calamus, cassia, cedarwood, cinnamon, cypress, Read More

The Breath Connection to Back Pain

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Breathe your pain away. You might be surprised to learn that the way in which you breathe is actually causing you pain. When it comes to breathing, there are two styles that are the most common—chest breathing and belly breathing. So… which is your default style? If you’re like me, you answered, chest. Why? Because this is what we’re taught from a young age. Most of us can recall (and 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