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Surviving Stage IV Melanoma

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How diet, supplements, and an ironclad will beat all odds. Imagine that you’re in your early 30s, living your life, starting a family, and achieving goals and dreams. You start to not feel well and can tell that something is off, but you’re not sure what. Then, the diagnosis comes. You have cancer. Wanting to do anything and everything you can to be around for your loved ones for many Read More

Summer Self Health Checkup

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Take extra care of your heart and GI tract this season. Summer is hot—but not in the way you might think. This time of year is especially taxing on your organs. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, when the “fire” of your heart becomes out of balance because impaired kidneys (the “water” element) are not keeping it cooled, your heart produces hot flashes, night sweats, and palpitations. You also become uneasy, Read More

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Gift with his health in mind. Father’s Day is this Sunday and if it snuck up on you, I’m here to help. The men in our lives so often serve as a strong, calming presence. They offer us their love, their loyalty, and their protection—and always put our care before their own. So, with that in mind I have a fantastic gift idea. Let’s make dad a “care package” that Read More

Together, We Can Heal the World

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Won’t you join me on the frontlines of holistic health? I’ve been rewriting the rules of nutrition for over three decades. During that time, I’ve had many challenges because my approach has always been outside of mainstream medicine. Today, however, the tide has turned and more and more people are embracing the power of holistic nutrition to transform their lives. But there is more to be done. The number of Read More

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