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    Experience Enlightenment in 2015

    By this time of year we don't need to hear the hackneyed statistics any more. We already know: Lots of people make New Year's resolutions, very few keep them.

    But to experience true enlightenment throughout the rest of 2015, check out these four strategies from author and philosopher Jim Starr.

     
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    Sleep Your Way to Slim

    Studies reveal that a good night’s sleep is the secret ingredient to slimming down your waistline and boosting overall health. Here, Dr. Doni explains why and offers her top 10 ways to improve sleep for wellness and weight loss in 2015.

     
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    Four Reasons Why Your Heart Loves Fiber

    You may only think about your fiber intake when you are concerned about bowel regularity—but Sherry Torkos shares four reasons why fiber is also important for heart health.

     
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    6 Healthy Habits to Implement in American Heart Month

    Have a happy heart with these six practical recommendations from Robert Thompson, MD.

     
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    “Teaching” Mindfulness to Our Children

    Today’s popular buzzwords for parenting include "conscious" or "mindful" parenting. But what does that mean, and how can you help your child live a mindful life?

    With these five tips, Monisha Vasa, MD, explains that the goal isn’t necessarily to teach kids how to be mindful—it's to just let them be.

     
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    5 Tips for a Better Date Night

    Valentine’s Day is over—but that doesn't mean you can't carry some of that romance all the way through 2015!

    Clinical sexologist Dr. Kat offers five tips to feel more self-assured both in and out of the bedroom.

     
  • The Natural Suite
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    Herbal supplements have the ability to provide a whole host of benefits—from boosting energy to aiding sleep, from enhancing memory to supporting the body’s many complex functions—but if you’re quick to reach for the off-brand bottle of your desired herb, you might want to reevaluate before you head to the checkout. Maybe you’ve seen the story—but if not, here’s a quick rundown: On Monday, New York’s attorney general’s office accused four major retailers of selling sham herbal products marketed under the respective store’s in-house brand name. And I’m willing to bet these...
  • Guest Blogger
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    Discover how your digestive health is intimately linked to your immune, endocrine, circulatory and central nervous systems at The Healthy Gut Summit, free and online from February 9-16, 2015. This event features one-on-one interviews with 32 of the world's most beloved and respected thought leaders and physicians. As they each share fascinating new insights and research on how gut health impacts our most basic physiological processes--including how we think and behave--a story unfolds showing that a healthy gut is the foundation for physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Unfortunately, 70 million people suffering from digestive...
  • Naturally Healthy
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    Did you know that a heathy heart beats more than 100,000 times per day? Our body contains approximately six quarts of blood, which are circulated through the body three times per minute. In only one day, blood travels 12,000 miles! But our heart is often an organ we take for granted—that is, until we experience a coronary event. But once this happens, the damage has been done. Fortunately, modern medicine has made heart repair routine. Valve replacement, pacemakers, and vascular stents are only a few of the procedures allowing doctors to heal the heart. But regardless of all this technology, prevention is the best way to approach...
  • Sam I Am
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    Every year, many Americans fill their homes with the savory smells of a roasted turkey, yams, green beans, stuffing—and I haven’t even gotten to the pie. But when you’re walking up and down the aisles of the grocery store trying to select which products will best suit you and your family, do you stop at the sight of a USDA-Certified Organic label? Or do you go straight for the 15-pounder priced at $12.99? You may be asking yourself if it’s worth it to buy an organic or free-range turkey, or organic produce, so I’m here to tell you: it is. Let me explain. Although an organic, free-range turkey can often be more...
 
 
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