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Five Healthy Fall Foods

Ah, autumn. Cool crisp weather, vibrant changing leaves…and loads of candy, desserts, fat-filled dishes, calorie-laden snacks, and all sorts of dietary pitfalls that kick off the holiday season. But finding healthy fall foods isn’t as difficult as you may …

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Top 7 Tea Benefits Revealed

“Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary.” So goes a Chinese proverb that modern science is proving to be true. Hot, iced, green, black, chai, jasmine: It’s tea time around the world. Roughly 2 billion people worldwide …

Healthy Gut

Restoring Healthy Gut Microbiota

In 2011, Michael Hurst was scheduled for surgery to remove a portion of his colon. Diagnosed at age 21 with ulcerative colitis, he had suffered with bloody diarrhea, gas, and severe abdominal pain for more than 12 years. Despite treatment …

Green Foods

Healthy Ways to Enjoy Green Foods

Cartoonist Jim Davis once quipped, “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” Joking aside, vegetables are a must for any healthy, well-balanced diet. And while “eating the rainbow” by incorporating veggies

Glutathione

Unlimited Glutathione Benefits

Vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and other antioxidants are on everyone’s radar, so it’s ironic that we don’t hear much about the benefits of glutathione. After all, it’s the body’s premier antioxidant—and much, much more.

That’s probably because you …

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The Truth About Cleanses and Detox Diets

Cleansing and detoxing are all the rage. You can have fresh, organic juice cleanses delivered to your door, pick up a detox kit at your local health food store, or follow one of the many do-it-yourself programs endorsed by celebrities …

Holiday-Themed Remedies

Holiday-Themed Remedies and a Healthy Holiday Recipe

December is in full swing and in honor of the season’s many festivities, I want to share a few fun and helpful holiday-themed remedies with you.

Natural Holiday Health Cure #1: Peppermint for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Candy canes may …

Pumpkin Power

Pumpkin Power

It’s October and you know what that means: pumpkins. From coffee to muffins to candles, pumpkins are popping up everywhere this fall season. While I don’t suggest loading up on pumpkin pie and lattes, pumpkins benefit several areas of health. …

Cures for Common Stomach Problems

Stomach problems such as indigestion and heartburn make life miserable for millions of Americans. Although some of the remedies for these and other stomach problems that crowd drugstore shelves provide short-term relief, they do not address the underlying causes of …