- September 1st, 2011
Not feeling up to par lately? Can’t kick that sinus infection? Craving sugar multiple times during the day? Blurred vision? Abdominal discomfort accompanied by gas or bloating?Sugar-driven yeast overgrowth can cause a variety of symptoms. Douse the fire with diet and supplements.By Cara Lucas
- July 27th, 2011
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently changed the Food Guide, better known as the Food Pyramid, for the third time in the past three decades. On June 2nd, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the MyPlate Food Guide, which, like the prior food pyramid, contains five major food groups.
- February 1st, 2011
Recently I’ve been having a hard time waking up in the morning and can’t seem to get enough sleep. Then, as the day goes on, I am fatigued and have a hard time finding motivation to get things done. What can I do to get more energy and stay alert besides caffeine?
Every month we ask top practitioners to address your health concerns. This month find solutions for fatigue, arthritis, and weight loss.
- January 1st, 2011
These days, we’re fed so many conflicting messages about how to stay slim and fit—Hollywood beach bodies and celebrity diets abound. But the secret to maintaining a healthy body weight doesn’t lie in deprivation or fly-by-night fads.Shedding the pounds is easy when you avoid these weight-loss traps.By Katie Arnold
- January 1st, 2011
Chitin-glucan, an Artina-branded ingredient, comes from the Aspergillus niger fungus, and alters microflora within the gut to improve metabolic processes related to obesity.
- September 1st, 2010
Remember the last time you had the flu? You slept poorly and felt exhausted, sore, and achy. You couldn’t think straight, it was a task just to drag yourself through the day. If you have fibromyalgia, that’s how you feel almost every day—and unlike the flu, your symptoms don’t go away.Foods to fight fibromyalgia
- September 1st, 2009
Shopping ListWhether you want to drop a few pounds, lower your risk of heart disease, or decrease pain and inflammation in your body, certain foods can help you reach these goals. Here are the ones to add to your shopping list.Nicole Egenberger, ND
- January 1st, 2009
Ask a roomful of vegetarians why they decided to make the meat-free leap, and you’ll likely get a roomful of answers. Some might love animals. Some might have ecological reasons. Some might have eschewed their steak-eating days to lose weight.
Becoming a vegetarian can do wonders for your health—if you do it rightBy Bryce Edmonds
- December 1st, 2008
We’ve all heard the same advice a million times, no matter what our health concerns: Eat better, exercise more, and stress less. But why is that so hard for many of us to do?
While most nutritionists and doctors tell us to eat plenty of fruits, veggies, whole grains, and spices—they don’t really explain how we can do that in three meals a day.
By Lindsay Wilson, Nicole Duncan, Erin Quinn, Kate Hanley
- November 1st, 2008
Even though I crave caffeine, carbohydrates, and chocolate right before my period, these foods make me feel bloated and aggravate my cramps. So to avoid the kind of aches and pains that can leave me feeling sapped for days, I make it a point to eat especially well during that time—lots of big salads and antioxidant-packed smoothies.Top practitioners share advice that can transform how you look and feel.By Nora Isaacs with: John Douillard, DC, Phd Christiane Northrup, MD Andy Seplow, Lac Lise Alschuler, ND Alison Eastwood, RD