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In the Spotlight: The Medical Medium
More than 40 years before he started the global celery juice movement, Anthony Williams—or, as readers of his bestselling books know him, The Medical Medium—was serving up 16 oz. glassfuls of what millions now deem a divinely inspired herbal elixir i
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Cool Products for Hot Days
Nootropics—supplements that support mental performance—can play an important role in maintaining cognitive health. Gaia Herbs Agile Mind offers a blend of traditional nootropic herbs to nourish your mind, including turmeric, bacopa, ginkgo leaf extra
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Vitamin K Types and Benefits
Vitamin K is gaining attention because it has a much greater effect on our health than previously thought. It isn’t a single substance, but a family of nutrients that plays a critical role in preventing disease, including osteoporosis and hardening o
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Ultimate Mineral Guide
Minerals are often the gatekeeper when it comes to your body’s ability to perform complex, enzyme-dependent metabolic operations and even to access important vitamins. Take iron. “In my practice, I saw [a lot of] females with anemia,” says Darrin Sta
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Fertility-Boosting Remedies
Q: I’m in my late 30s and pretty healthy. My partner and I would like to start a family, but we’ve been trying unsuccessfully for over a year._Any advice? —Doris L., Baltimore a:Ironically, women living in developed countries are experiencing signifi
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A Touch of Turmeric
Turmeric’s benefits go beyond spicing up curry. This orange-colored root, a member of the ginger family, has significant beauty benefits. It exfoliates and brightens skin, slows wrinkle formation, fights acne, fades scars and blemishes, and controls
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Top 10 Supplements For Men
Nutrients are gender-neutral—they don’t discriminate. But because the male and female incarnations of our species are not identical, nutritional benefits can differ somewhat between the sexes. Among the dozens of supplement choices, these 10 offer so
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Pump Up The Protein
When it comes to what we eat, it’s best not to overlook protein. Most active people require about 1.5 grams of protein for every kilogram they weigh (that’s 89 grams for a 130-pound person). Protein helps build lean body mass (aka muscle) and keeps y
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Protein Powder
FLAVOR MATTERS: It’s important to pick the right flavor of protein powder for your recipe. After all, chocolate protein powder may not go over too well in a soup. Try stirring a berry-flavored powder into yogurt, mixing a vanilla powder in muffins, a
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Foods for Fitness
Serious athlete or weekend warrior? Focus on foods that fuel your body, repair damage, reduce inflammation, improve strength, and build muscle. Turn your frame into a lean, mean, exercising machine with these seven super-fitness foods: 1 Eggs are ric
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Plant Power Salad
For quick prep, you can make the pickled beets ahead of time. Just know, the earlier you make them, the more “pickled” they become. 1 lb. golden beets, trimmed (about 2 large)1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil½ cup distilled white vinegar1 Tbs. honey½ tsp
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Freeing Your Family
Q: My son has just been diagnosed with the gluten-related autoimmune skin condition dermatitis herpetiformis, and we recently found out that my daughter is severely allergic to milk products and experiences digestive distress from all grains. My husb
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Spice Up Your Health with Turmeric
Spices are as popular today as they were some 7,000 years ago—maybe even more popular. Throughout history, spices have been used for everything from dyeing fabrics to making perfume to crowning emperors. Spices are among the most powerful healing rem
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Product Spotlights
NOW Sports Organic MCT Oil NOW Sports Organic MCT Oil is a keto-friendly supplement derived exclusively from organic coconut oil. Numerous studies suggest that substituting MCT Oil for other fats in a healthy diet may help to support healthy weight a
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Introducing High-Energy Collagen
“I have more energy!” Jim Caras frequently heard from many of his clients after using his medical-grade liquid collagen, called AminoSculpt®. “At first it didn’t make sense,” says Caras, Founder of Health Direct and author of How to Completely Reshap
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Stone Fruit Clafoutis
Clafoutis (pronounced cluh-foo-tee) is a French custard dish traditionally made with black cherries. Let that sink in for a minute. (Just writing the words “French custard” and “black cherries” in the same sentence makes my mouth water.) The authenti
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Best Food Sources of Vitamin D
Without much unprotected sun exposure, the human body makes very little vitamin D, yet its function affects many important processes. Symptoms of a shortfall can include fatigue, frequent infections, depression, hair loss, bone loss, and pain in musc
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FEATURED INGREDIENT: Eggs
Eggs—whole eggs, complete with that rich yellow yolk—are, and always have been, one of the most complete and healthy foods ever to appear on planet Earth. So why is there so much objection to eggs among our mainstream medical brethren? The simple ans
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Elements Truffles
Imagine a chocolate that provides more than just a party in your mouth—it also nourishes your body and feeds your soul, inspired by centuries-old healing traditions. And suppose that same chocolate also offered hope and a future to disadvantaged chil
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10 Multivitamin Myths Busted
The multivitamin is the most popular type of supplement, most often taken for overall health and wellness. Nevertheless, myths about multivitamins persist and can reduce the effectiveness of these foundational supplements—or even discourage you from
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Chronic Headache Relief
a:First, it’s important to note that if you have a new, sudden, intense, non-resolving headache, this could be a medical emergency and you need an MRI as soon as possible. In most cases, however, headaches are an ongoing issue that can plague people
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5 Benefits Of Pau D’Arco
Pau d’arco is an herb made from the inner bark of Tabebuia trees (Tabebuia impetiginosa and Tabebuia avellanedae), which grow in the Amazon rainforest. Known for their bright pink-purple flowers, Tabebuia trees can grow up to 125 feet tall. Also call
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Clean Makeup
Drugstore and even high-end department store makeup can contain chemical ingredients, such as boron nitride, bismuth oxychloride, and dimethicone, as well as synthetic FD&C and D&C pigments, all of which have been linked to skin irritations. They oft
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6 Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men
Men are more likely to die from cirrhosis, Parkinson’s disease, colon cancer, and physical injuries. But certain serious conditions are known to target women exponentially more often than men. Here are six of the most common. The main reason women ge
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How To Find Good Food
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a personal chef who shops for organic, locally produced food and prepares all your meals and snacks from scratch? It would certainly be a delicious way to eat a diet that’s clean and nutritious. But most of us live in the
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Everyone Is Talking About CBD
From gummies and sprays to coffee and even cottage cheese, CBD is everywhere. Along with its many healing promises comes a lot of confusion—will it get you high (no), how is it different from marijuana, and does it work? Better Nutrition contributing
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Food Therapy to Fight Fatty Liver
Q: I’ve had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) for about a year, but this is shocking: My 12-year-old son and my 19-year-old son both were recently diagnosed with it! How common is NAFLD, why does it develop, is it common for teens to have it,
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