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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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Discussing Nutritional Supplements With Your Doctor

Discussing nutritional supplements with your doctor can be a little intimidating. Many conventional physicians just don’t understand the role supplements can play in optimal health. And some are biased against them altogether. Let’s look at where this bias comes from …

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How Pets Improve Health

As a physician, I have always been intrigued by the bond between people and their animals, for I am convinced that pets improve health and that owning a furry—or not so furry—friend can be powerful medicine.

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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 …

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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 …

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6 Tips to Get Fit in 2015

It’s almost New Year’s, and there’s no better time than now to get fit. The following six tips will help you start—and stick with—an exercise regimen and hopefully aid in getting rid of those extra holiday pounds.

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Big Pharma: Drug Profiteering

I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica as used now, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind—and all the worse for the fishes. — Oliver Wendell Holmes (1860)…

How to Beat a Cold

How to Beat a Cold

Fall is upon us and cold and flu season is right around the corner. Although you can’t avoid contact with cold and flu viruses, you can avoid suffering the unpleasant symptoms associated with them. By giving your body the …