Fitness & Nutrition

What’s Swimming in Your Fish Oil Pills Might Actually Hurt You.


Fish oil pills are the third most-bought food supplement, after vitamins and minerals, and are bought by 10 percent of North Americans at a cost...

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    Anti-Cancer Foods: Cruciferous Vegetables

    Nutrition scientists have shown over and over that people who eat more natural plant foods – vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts and seeds, etc. – are less likely... Read more

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    Onions and Garlic Are Anti-Cancer Foods

      The Allium family of vegetables includes onions, garlic, leeks, chives, shallots, and scallions. Epidemiological studies have found that increased consumption of Allium vegetables is associated with decreased risk... Read more

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    Luscious Healthy Lemon Curd Smoothie Recipe

    If you ask me what the best fruit to use in your smoothies is, there’s one top choice that I would absolutely recommend: avocado. It’s incredibly... Read more

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    Sweet! 11 Low Sugar Treat Recipes

    It’s well known that most of us in the developed world are full-on sugar addicts. Americans currently consume a whopping 150-170 pounds of sugar a year, more than three... Read more

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    Turmeric’s “Weight Loss Secret”: It Turns Bad Fat Good

    A groundbreaking new study published in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry reveals that curcumin, a golden-hued compound in turmeric, may provide a unique solution for overweight individuals... Read more

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    5 Exercise Tweaks to Banish Joint Pain During Workouts

    Do you avoid some exercises because they hurt your knees, shoulders, neck, or lower back? Unfortunately, many common exercises like abdominal crunches, planks, push-ups, squats,... Read more

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    Elderberries for Winter Health

    By Lara Colley, Organic Lifestyle Magazine With wintertime, comes cold-and-flu season and a general strain on the immune system. Our bodies work harder to regulate temperature... Read more

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    Feel Ageless by Living a Healthy Life

    Although she’s over 80, Patricia Bragg, CEO of Bragg Live Food Products, says she feels ageless because she has always lived a healthy lifestyle. Standing 5... Read more

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    Too Fat, Too Thin? How Do You Work out Your Ideal Weight?

    Public health authorities are forever telling us how much we should weigh, but one essential element is missing: shape. Let’s start with a little quiz... Read more

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    How To Make The Easiest, Most Delicious Raw Chocolate Cake

    By Stacy Stowers, Healing the Body Why not try to make it today and/or for the weekend? My favorite way to end the week is with... Read more

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    Recipe: Balsamic Drizzled Brussels Sprouts

    This a simple and delicious recipe. If you are not sure about Brussels sprouts, this recipe is sure to change your mind. Serves 6 to... Read more

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    The Nutrient That Helps Prevent and Treat Diabetes

    Diabetes has joined obesity and heart disease as a plague perpetuated by modern lifestyle choices. Since the late 1980s, the medical community has recognized that... Read more

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    How Your Friends Affect Your Health

    Think about your five closest friends. What do they care about? Do they love the gym? Long walks on the beach? Maybe they smoke or... Read more

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    Eating Healthily During the Week but Bingeing on Weekends Is Not OK for Your Gut

    A relatively healthy but complex community is living together peacefully, until an unruly mob of hooligans begins unsettling the community’s residents and disturbing the peace... Read more

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    7 Simple Exercise Modifications That Can Boost Results

    To optimize your fitness, you really want to develop a comprehensive approach to exercise.  Ideally, you need to do a variety of exercises and avoid... Read more

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    Recipe: Pomegranate and Pear Quinoa Salad

    I just love this sweet and savory quinoa salad because it can be both a side dish or a main meal. I have included optional... Read more

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