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Men’s Health

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

The Brilliant Bile Cure

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Discover the quickest and easiest fat and toxin eliminator. It’s all about the bile. If any of these symptoms are plaguing you, then building better bile is just what this nutritionist orders: ✔ Constipation – CHECK ✔ Fatigue – CHECK ✔ Bitter taste in the mouth – CHECK ✔ Nausea – CHECK ✔ Light colored stools – CHECK ✔ Inability to digest fatty foods – CHECK ✔ Detox problems – 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

Six Foods to Spice Up Your Sex Life

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Celebrate love with these select bites. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and some of you may be feeling a bit underwhelmed in the romance department. Let’s face it, the modern Western lifestyle is not very friendly to the human libido. Poor nutrition, lack of sleep, exercise (too much or too little), off-the-chart stress and around-the-clock responsibilities may put your sex life on the back burner. Illness, stress, relationship Read More

The Iron Elephant in the Room

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Supplementation—should you or shouldn’t you? Iron is a double edged sword. On the one hand, it is said to make red blood cells and functions as the oxygen transport system of the body. Once iron is absorbed into the bloodstream, it’s ultimately stored in the ferritin molecule. But, on the other hand, it fuels bacteria, virus, and parasites. Unless iron is eliminated through blood loss, as in the case of 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

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