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You’re training for a marathon, and you feel twinges in your knee. You’re picking up your children and, ouch, your lower back aches. All of a sudden, your hips are sore. All these complaints may have one central source, according to new medical studies: DBS or Dormant Butt Syndrome. I hadn’t actually previously heard of… Read more »

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It’s a chaotic life we live. We work long hours at a frantic pace, sometimes “too busy” to take time for ordinary—and very real—needs, like food and sleep and pleasant company. We’re surrounded by noise. Modern life can be a cacophony. Traffic honks, rumbles, and sometimes even screeches in every direction. A steady whine of… Read more »

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Ever feel as if your meal just needs that little extra “something”? Here’s a classic condiment you can feel good about pouring or dipping because you know precisely what bright flavors are—and what questionable additives are not—in it:

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Ah, the feel of gentle, warm sunshine kissing your skin! The deep, earthy smell of a brisk April rain! The cherry, maple, and pear trees have begun dressing themselves in their seasonal, colorful glory, and the entire outdoor world seems to be refreshed with the brilliant green wash of new life and vitality, and…ah…ah…. Aah-CHOO!… Read more »

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Around this time of year, my office patients and coaching clients all report many of the same issues: They’re feeling out of sorts digestively and mentally. They’re tired, weighed down by the extra weight from the Christmas and New Year’s holidays (yes, still!) that won’t seem to budge, and starting to feel those annoying spring… Read more »

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  We hear a lot of advertisements these days for foods or supplements that contain “probiotics” or “live cultures.” These are germs—but the good kind! Many microbes naturally live in the human digestive tract. They help our bodies process the food we take in. When these microorganism populations begin to decline, we experience symptoms such… Read more »

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Did you know that a pure, organically grown cabbage naturally attracts one of the microbes that assists and protects digestion? It’s true! Here’s a fun, simple way to prepare and turn that humble, healthful vegetable into something special.

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Nutella is a delicious favorite for many of us, but did you ever think about how much overprocessed no-no is in it? Never fear. You can indulge in that yummy, nutty, chocolatey flavor by whipping up a batch of this recipe, which uses 100 percent whole food ingredients instead: DIY Nutella