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Nutrient Deficiencies & Gluten-Free Diets: What You Should Know

If you’ve been following a gluten-free diet for any amount of time, you know how difficult it can be. Not only do you have to watch what you eat, but you have to be aware of gluten in other things you use every day. (Shampoo, shower gel, cosmetics, and skincare products are just a few […]

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6 Golden Turmeric Recipes

6 Golden Turmeric Recipes for Therapeutic & Tasty Results

Did you know that turmeric use has been traced back around 4,000 years? It’s true! The people of Southeast Asia used this native rhizome from the ginger family for culinary, religious and medicinal purposes that long ago. Today, this brilliant, tasty yellow-to-orange-colored spice is familiar to most people as part of curry or as the […]

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Win a Summer Prize Package When You Take the Beach Bum Personality Test

Are you ready for summer? Of course you’re ready for the fun, the vacations and the nice weather, but summer comes with the need for a lot of stuff. Maybe your bottle of sunscreen has started to sputter and splatter, making embarrassing noises every time you squeeze. Maybe you’re concerned about the chemicals in that […]

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Toxic Black Mold Symptoms, Testing The HLA-DRBQ Gene

It’s pretty amazing how many health threats our environment poses. We live in a world of toxic-overload. You’ve probably heard that even babies are born with more than 200 potentially harmful chemicals already in their bodies. No matter how hard we try, we can’t really get away from it. Out of at least 81,000 chemicals […]

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The Difference Between Folate, Folinic Acid and Folic Acid

You may have heard about the folic acid controversy and wondered what it has to do with you. At the center of this debate is the U.S. government’s folic acid food fortification program, which became mandatory in 1996 “due to overwhelming evidence for the protective effect of folic acid supplementation before conception and during early […]

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Workout Wednesday: Are You Foam Rolling Correctly?

Foam rollers—those foam sticks that look a little like the noddles your kids play with in the swimming pool—are just about everywhere these days. I’ve seen them at the gym and at the doctor’s office. I know a few people that even keep one or two at home, but many people have the same questions: […]

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Using Culinary Herbs as Medicinal Herbs

Have a green thumb? Why not try your hand at growing your own fresh herbs this summer? It’s much more affordable than buying herbs at your local grocery store, and there are so many healthy ways to use them, not only for cooking, but also for medicinal purposes. Check out some great ideas to make […]

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6 Asparagus Recipes to Try this Season

Alleluia, it’s officially asparagus season! The first edible thing in my garden to pop up after winter, I await these treasures every year. They’re just so fresh and delicious – and healthy! Full of  fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as trace minerals like chromium, these bright green spears are powerhouses […]

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Workout Wednesday: The Dumbbell & Bodyweight HIIT Workout

In today’s insanely busy, fast-paced world, many people don’t have time for the gym. There’s an easy way to fix that. HIIT workouts, which we’ve been talking about a lot lately, deliver a high-intensity workout in a relatively short amount of time. This week, we give you another HIIT workout that’s a little different from […]

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Supercharge Cinco de Mayo with Superfoods

I LOVE Mexican food. All that beany, cheesy, spicy goodness is the definition of perfection, and I will take any excuse available to gorge myself. But here’s the problem: all that beany, cheesy, spicy goodness can really fill you up with some not-so-good stuff, like fat, cholesterol, and lots of calories. So with Cinco de […]

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