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Are You Getting Enough Zinc? Here's How To Optimize Your Levels

Zinc is a powerful mineral and antioxidant that every cell in your body needs in order to function. How do you know if you're getting enough?

Dave Asprey
March 25 2016

Eat For Beautiful Skin With This Antioxidant-Filled Kale Salad

This recipe is replete with beta carotene, the vegetable form of vitamin A, making it wonderful for the skin. Kale is loaded with minerals, including...

The Mineral That You Need For Great Skin This Summer

Zinc is a workhorse nutrient. Not only is it one of the most versatile and powerful minerals when it comes to its healing properties, it's also found...

Kate Solomon
June 27 2015

10 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Zinc

Do you have acne? Do you frequently catch colds that take ages to heal? Have trouble sleeping? These could be signs that you're among the 12% of...

5 Vitamins & Minerals You Can Get From Real Food (Rather Than Supplements)

Experts agree — the best way to get the nutrients your body needs is through food. An incredible array of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients,...

Joy Yagi
October 9 2014

5 Food Rules To Get Naturally Glowing Skin

What you eat and drink on a regular basis can greatly impact the clarity of your skin. Skin creams and skin care products may be able to provide some...

Selva Wohlgemuth
August 15 2014

Too Much Of A Good Thing? Kids' Cereal Is Overloaded With Vitamins

Vitamins are one of those things we’re always striving to get enough of. But, even the nutrients we thrive on must be consumed in moderation. As it...

June 24 2014

7 Signs You Might Need A Multivitamin

I spend a lot of time each week answering this basic question from my patients: Do I need a multivitamin?

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
January 24 2014

Why Vitamin C Won't Cure Your Cold (And What Will)

Contrary to popular belief, mega-doses of vitamin C are not the best way to get over a cold. While vitamin C supplementation does support the immune...

Maria Marlowe
December 11 2013

16 Reasons To GO NUTS For Nuts

A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine underscores the health benefits of nuts. Researchers followed over a hundred thousand men and...

Ronald Hoffman, M.D.
November 29 2013

5 Natural Ways To Clear Up Your Acne In Time For The Holidays

Looking to clear your skin in time for the holidays? The fastest, most effective path to radiant skin is by incorporating both internal and topical...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
November 26 2013

Use Food To Prevent & Heal Sports Injuries

You’ve been training for months, maybe even years, for the big race. Yet, a quick snap, crackle or pop and it’s game over. Instead of heading to the...

Tamara Jacobi
May 10 2013

Getting Off The Pill? 5 Ways To Avoid Acne And Going Crazy

Contraceptive pills are prescribed to treat many health issues in addition to preventing pregnancy. It’s considered a treatment for gynecological...

Natalie Kringoudis
March 21 2013

Leaky Gut Syndrome and What You Can Do About It

Intestinal permeability, or leaky gut syndrome, occurs when tiny gaps develop between the cells, known as enterocytes, that line your intestinal wall.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
December 12 2012

8 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and for many that entails some travel. Whether it’s by train, plain or automobile, traveling can really put a strain on your...

Kylie Deppen
November 11 2012

5 Ways to Stay Healthy On the Road

Today I’ve been on the road for 17 days out of a 6-month long journey. In this time, I have let go of my healthy routine from home, which involves...

Kerry Monaghan Bajaj, M.A.
November 2 2012

6 Health Benefits of Pumpkins

If you haven’t noticed, pumpkin is everywhere. It feels like just about any place I look – my favorite cooking blogs, Starbucks, and even in my health...

Rachael Roehmholdt
November 1 2012

How to Care for Your Thyroid, The Body's Master Switch

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of our neck. The word “thyroid” comes from the Greek word for “shield,” and this...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
October 31 2012

Eat Your Pumpkin! 9 Reasons Why It's Good For You

Pumpkin carving is lots of fun but did you know it can be the starting point for a healthy snack, too?

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
October 30 2012