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3 Questions To Ask Before You Start Taking Supplements

Recently, Wal-Mart, GNC and Target were all served cease-and-desist letters by the New York state attorney general’s office, asking them to stop...

Gary Kaplan, D.O.
April 20 2015

The 4 Vitamins A Cardiologist Wants You To Take

The world of vitamins and supplements is confusing. Virtually all of them make claims about their health-promoting benefits, to the point that if you...

Anthony Schneck
April 15 2015

Lessons From Costa Rica: 6 Foods That Could Help You Live To Be 100

During the past decade, I’ve made two expeditions to Nicoya, Costa Rica as part of my research into the “Blue Zones,” places in the world with the...

Dan Buettner
April 7 2015

5 All-Natural Tips To Help You Fight The Flu

What can you do when there's an epidemic of flu sweeping the country and the CDC has warned that the flu vaccine may not be as effective as in other...

Leo Galland, M.D.
January 14 2015

Why This Cardiologist Recommends Probiotics For Heart Health

There's no doubt that when the hottest topics in medicine for 2014 are compiled, the microbiome will be on everybody's short list. This mass of...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 24 2014

5 Pieces Of Health Advice You Should Never Follow

We all want to be healthier these days, which is awesome — but when everyone and their Aunt Doris has an opinion on how exactly to do that, things can...

Meghan Telpner
September 26 2014

Are You Getting Too Much Of These 4 Vitamins?

Vitamins are 13 compounds that are vital for optimal health (hence vit-amin), but cannot be made in large quantities. We typically consume vitamins...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
July 25 2014

Why You Should Get Some Sun This Summer + How To Do It The Safe Way

Although irresponsible sunbathing is unquestionably harmful, regular, moderate, unprotected sun exposure is essential for good health. It’s free, easy...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
July 9 2014

These People Live Longer Than Anyone. Here Are 9 Things They Do

The people of Okinawa, an island southwest of Japan's main landmass, are known for their longevity. Having studied the habits of particularly...

Dan Buettner
July 7 2014

26 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Healthy

You want to be healthy, but sometimes it seems like being healthy is a constant uphill battle. But what if being healthy was as easy as ABC?

Sadie Salazar
June 18 2014

7 Tests That Could Help You Live To Be 100

Is living until you're a healthy 150 years old on the verge of becoming the new norm? Will 200 be the new 70? We live at a time when the concept of...

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7 Things To Eliminate From Your Diet Immediately

We've all heard this before. The USDA Healthy Eating Index says U.S. adults eat far too many processed foods. About 70% of us are omega-3 deficient...

April 2 2014

10 Simple Ways To Get Happy Today

Our health is inextricably connected to our happiness. And vice versa.

Elizabeth Rider
January 28 2014

Why You Should Keep Taking Your Supplements

OK, once again we're compelled to man the battle stations in full damage control mode as the medical establishment and the media unleash yet another...

Ronald Hoffman, M.D.
December 23 2013

Does Anyone REALLY Need Supplements?

Most of us have taken vitamins for longer than we can remember. We started with chewable versions; later, we graduated to adult multivitamins. Over...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
December 18 2013

Do You Have Chronic Inflammation & What Can You Do About It?

Seems like everyone's talking about inflammation these days! More and more studies are coming out linking chronic inflammation to a vast majority of...

Manisha Ghei, M.D., LAc
November 25 2013

10 Natural Ways To Help You Beat Depression

If you suffer from depression, it’s likely you feel utterly, desperately — sometimes unbearably — alone. It is, after all, an illness of alienation....

Hannah Sentenac
November 11 2013

Are Drugs Really The Way To Go For ADHD?

According to recent data from the CDC, 11% of school-age children in the United States have received a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
November 5 2013

Winter Is Coming! 10 Ways To Strengthen Your Immune System Now

Especially with the cold and flu season, it’s important to know what to do to keep a strong and balanced immune system to stay healthy and avoid...

Krystelle Fournier
October 30 2013