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What’s a Healthy Weight? BMI May Not be the Best Measure

Send to Kindle At some point or another in your life – or regularly in your life – you’ve probably thought about your weight. The number on the scale, your favorite jeans feeling a little snug, those dimples on the back of your thighs, the super-fit models in every advertisement – there are a million […]

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What Does Gluten-Free Actually Mean, Anyway?

Send to Kindle It’s pretty hard to go to a grocery store or corner market and not see products that are labeled gluten-free. If you’re celiac like me or suffer from gluten intolerance, seeing this label more often probably makes you pretty happy. After all, more gluten-free labels mean more food options. It seems that […]

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Workout Wednesday: The Fat-Burn Kickboxing Routine

Send to Kindle I love kickboxing, and that’s really no secret. I love it because of the broad spectrum of great things it can do for your body and your health. From improving your flexibility and confidence to building muscle, boosting your cardiovascular health, and generally making you look (and feel) like a badass, kickboxing […]

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Kathryn Higgins of Motherlove – Helping New & Expectant Moms with Organic, Herbal Products

Send to Kindle Nobody cares about you in quite the same way as your mom. Whether she was encouraging you to eat your veggies, telling you to put on a sweater, or helping nurse you through a bout with the flu – your mom was always concerned about your health. And if you’ve become a […]

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The Good & Bad of Caffeine Consumption

Send to Kindle Caffeine. That magical substance in your morning coffee, your afternoon espresso, and your evening cup of tea. It’s available in energy drinks like Red Bull, Monster, and 5-Hour Energy, chewing gum brands such as Jolt and Java Gum, cola and non-cola soft drinks, including some root beer brands, green coffee bean and […]

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Your Health, Artificial Sweeteners & Healthy Alternatives

Send to Kindle It’s pretty difficult to look around your local grocery store and not find a product that contains at least one artificial sweetener in it. Originally designed as less fattening alternatives to regular sugar, artificial sweeteners—especially aspartame—are regularly used (and sometimes even marketed) as the “healthier choices,” but are they really? According to […]

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The Origin Of Food Allergies & Natural Ways To Prevent Them

Send to Kindle Have you ever wondered why so many children have food allergies or sensitivities? Some of the most common food allergy culprits affecting children today are peanuts, gluten, casein (in cow’s milk), soy, fish, eggs, tree nuts and yeast. Dr. Mercola says, in his article regarding Peanut Allergy Treatment, that food allergies affect […]

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How Can You Be Sure About What’s Really in Your Supplements?

Send to Kindle Can you depend on nutritional supplement manufacturers to actually put the ingredients they claim to use inside their products? The trustworthiness of the vitamin and supplement industry has come into question and is now under intense scrutiny. That’s after testing commissioned by New York’s Attorney General indicated certain store brand supplements at […]

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#GMOchat Wrap-Up: Highlights & Resources

#GMOchat Wrap-Up: Highlights & Resources

Send to Kindle Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our #GMOchat on Twitter on January 29. You helped make it a success! Especially big thanks go out to our guest experts Michael Belkin of The Refusers and Garden of Life. Thank you so much for sharing your views with us! As promised, embedded […]

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Can Wearing a Bra Really Be Bad For Your Health?

Send to Kindle Well here’s an idea some men might really enjoy… But all jokes aside – going bra-less may actually be better for you! Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the world killing at least 40,000 of us each year. On the bright side, there are plenty of things we […]

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