My Top 5 Must-Haves for Healthy Summer Trips

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Something about the blue skies and sunshine of summer ignites a sense of curiosity and a restless need to do something different. I hope you’ve set aside a bit of time off in the coming weeks to take a much-needed break from the daily routine. (No? Go put in that notice now. I’ll be here… Read more »

3 Sneaky Substances Affecting Your Day

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Sneaky. That’s what I call dependence on these three habits: coffee all morning, diet soda all day, and wine all night. Overindulgence in any of these drinks can creep up so subtly that we don’t even realize it until we’re in deep—or worse, someone points out this kind of unhealthy or even dangerous pattern to… Read more »

Ooo, that hurts! 3 easy ways to soothe pain naturally

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Are your back, neck, shoulders, or knees bothering you? Are you feeling stiffer and slower, almost as if you never took that energizing vacation? It’s certainly possible that while you were out having terrific adventures over these past weeks, maybe you overdid it a bit. Injuries increase with vigorous exercise, especially when we’re participating in… Read more »

Congrats, you’re the owner of a biome!

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The secret is out! You have a microbiome in your body. This tiny ecosystem affects just about everything concerning your health: physical fitness, mood, immunity, weight, and many other conditions. Chances are, you didn’t even know your microbiome existed. In fact, many health professionals haven’t known much about it until recent years, either. Research continues,… Read more »

50 Shades of Decay

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How much sugar have you had today? None? I’m betting you have, though you may not know it. At least 50 different forms of sugar are out there—and the list continues to grow. Even savvy consumers who eat with a goal of healthful living can be unaware of the sugar traps lurking in the foods… Read more »