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If Someone I Loved Had Diabetes

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I’d Help Them Lose Weight for Keeps. Over 10 percent of American adults have diabetes—a figure that doubled in the last few decades. Since obesity is the major reason for Type 2 diabetes, this epidemic is clearly growing and over 84.1 million Americans are considered “prediabetic” (according to the CDC). Jaw-dropping new statistics find that over 36% off American adults are obese (30 or more pounds overweight)! In addition to diabetes, Read More

Red is the New Green

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Weight loss, improved digestion, and more. We often associate green with health and nutrition, but what about red? I have one specific rich-colored veggie in mind that you simply must add to your weekly menus. It’s tasty, versatile, and, of course, as nutritious as can be. Can you guess? It’s one of the most regenerative foods for your body—beets! It’s hard to keep up with their ever-expanding list of benefits, Read More

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

The Most Underrated Fruit of Summer

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Don’t overlook the most nutrient dense pick. I consider this fruit to be the most underrated fruit of summer. Can you guess what it is? It’s not papaya, it’s not mango, it’s not an orange, it’s not even an exotic fruit, like carambola… it’s… KIWI. This small fruit has big health benefits—and appears on the 15 least pesticide-contaminated list from the Environmental Working Group. This means that while it’s always Read More

Cleanse with My Top 4 Diet Detox Drinks

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Fat Flushing sips for yearlong health. A new year is always time for a cleanse. So, without further ado, please meet my Awesome Foursome Top Diet Detox Drinks you can enjoy throughout the year, 24/7. These satisfying sips are supported by the latest science blended with tried and true ancient wisdom. Cranberry Juice Cranberries, and pure, unsweetened cranberry juice, have enjoyed superstar status as a prime component of the Fat Read More

Gallstones Can Really Be a Pain

Prevent painful gallbladder problems naturally. Over 25 million Americans have gallstones—yet only 1 million get diagnosed annually. Sudden, sharp pain in the upper abdomen, under the breastbone, near the right shoulder, or between the shoulder blades usually signals gallstones, hardened cholesterol deposits ranging in size from a grain of sand to a golf ball. A small, pear-shaped organ located right under the liver, the gallbladder releases an important digestive fluid Read More

How a Hug Can Protect Your Heart

What you and your blood pressure really need for Valentine’s Day. Love does far more than make the world go around. It helps remove plaque from the arteries, boosts the body’s immune response, relieves stress, and lengthens life. Do you have high blood pressure? A hug from a close friend or family member can lower hypertension. In fact, a  study at Brigham Young University shows that women who are “married with children” Read More

Is This Drug Your Secret Addiction?

America’s most popular drug is now inhalable. If you’ve been keeping an eye on the news, I’m sure you couldn’t miss the FDA warning about the new AeroShot Caffeine Inhaler. The FDA issued a warning letter to the makers of AeroShot for “false or misleading statements” in their promotional materials which suggest that the product can be “both inhaled and ingested.” The problem is that the powder can be sucked Read More

Skyrocketing Drug Recalls

Supportive supplements can help you live a long and healthy life. Recalls of pharmaceutical medicines—both over-the-counter and prescription—have recently surged, calling into question the quality of drug manufacturing in the United States. The FDA reports that over 1,742 drugs were taken off the market last year—up enormously from 426 recalls in 2008! In fact, independent reviews suggest that up to 85% of new drugs offer few, if any, additional benefits. Read More

Say What?

Hearing loss increasingly impacts young people. Approximately 36 million adults and half a million children in the United States have trouble hearing. And according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 have hearing loss caused by loud noises. Everything from loud toys and video games in childhood, iPods and rock concerts in adolescence, workplace noise and Read More