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  • Planning a Detox?

    American culture prizes speed. After all, we championed fast food, instant coffee, and microwave cooking. But as you’ve probably noticed in these examples, the fast way is not necessarily the best way—and this is particularly true when detoxifying the body.

    Why you need to take it slow
    By Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
  • Health Matters: The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting

    Confining your eating to six or eight hours a day allows your body to cycle into fat-burning mode. It also increases insulin sensitivity; reduces oxidative stress; and increases your body’s ability to resist stress, disease, and aging. Numerous studies have shown subjects were able to lose weight without restricting calories if they simply changed the times they ate.