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5 Easy Ways to Add Turmeric to Your Diet

Turmeric is a champion anti-inflammatory food. How can you harness its powerful, health-promoting strengths? You’ve got to find more ways to add turmeric to your diet. Before we get to those, a quick refresher on why you want to sprinkle this spice everywhere. Turmeric is filled with curcumin, a compound that acts as a powerful… Read This Entry »

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Can You Catch Up on Hours of Lost Sleep?

Q: I’ve heard the term “sleep debt” but have seen conflicting headlines on whether or not it can be repaid. If I miss a lot of sleep during the week, will sleeping in on the weekends counteract the health risks? A: Most of my clients over the years have had more sleep debt than they… Read This Entry »

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3 Overlooked Nutrients To Add to Your Diet Now

Everyone’s always talking about how vitamin B12 deficiency leads to energy issues or how most people don’t get enough vitamin D. But there’s a whole universe of nutrients you likely never think about. Generally, that’s okay. If you’re eating a variety of whole foods including lots of diverse fruits and vegetables, you’re likely getting most… Read This Entry »

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5 Foods That Prevent Acne Naturally

Clear skin involves hydration, proper cleansing, and many other practices, but preventing the pimples we all despise also starts on your plate. That’s right, acne-fighting foods do exist. No, adding them to your regular diet won’t be like waving a magic wand over your every zit and watching them immediately disappear. But these foods, listed… Read This Entry »

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The 7 Healthiest Frozen Foods at Trader Joe’s

TJ’s freezer section is pretty legendary thanks to the incredible selection and low prices, but to find the healthiest frozen foods at Trader Joe’s? You need a little help. To be clear, we want to encourage cooking fresh meals whenever you can, but life is busy and having nutritious, frozen, when-all-else-fails options on hand is… Read This Entry »

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5 Surprising Factors that Affect Metabolism

Metabolism is one of those words many of us throw around without giving much thought to what it means or how it works. What is this elusive concept we blame for being “slow” (as we lounge at the beach instead of hitting the gym)? Put simply, metabolism is the process of converting the food (and… Read This Entry »

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How to Fight Distraction as an Entrepreneur

Even if you’re a wellness pro when it comes to nutrition, fitness, or stress management, figuring out how to fight distraction is a serious challenge when you’re starting out as your own boss. No more having to show up at certain time in an office. No more set meetings filling your calendar. And you keep… Read This Entry »

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Should You Be Drinking Alkaline Water?

Q: I’ve heard more alkaline water is better for my health. Should I spend the extra money to buy bottled water with higher alkalinity? A:  “Alkaline water” is now everywhere. Many companies print the pH level on the bottle and then claim that their water—and theirs alone—will change your life (at a price premium). My… Read This Entry »

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The Healthy Sunscreens Beauty Experts Actually Use

Sunscreen is a non-negotiable part of a healthy lifestyle, but choosing healthy sunscreens can be tricky. Maybe you’re concerned about chemical ingredients like oxybenzone, but then every time you buy something labeled “natural” you end up looking like someone colored your body with chalk (great beach look, obviously). The Environmental Working Group (EWG) provides an… Read This Entry »