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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, M.D.
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

9 Foods That Will Help You Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. Too often, heart disease is thought of as a sudden disaster — the clutching of one's arm or...

Dr. Mitchell Gaynor
April 3 2015
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8 Ways To Simplify Your Life (And Make It Healthier, Too!)

Hoping to make a fresh start in 2015? Constant clutter and never-ending to-do lists can leave you feeling frazzled and defeated before the month of...

January 27 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

Study Says Drinking Too Much Milk Is Bad For Your Bones

When we were younger, our parents always told us we couldn't leave the table until we drank our milk. "Do you want to grow up to be strong?" they'd...

Emi Boscamp
October 29 2014

3 Key Nutrients Kids Need To Feel Super-Powered

Certain food-like products such as artificial colorings and additives found in most conventional kid's snacks have been linked to ADHD and behavioral...

Caitlin Iles
October 28 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

Those Lacking Vitamin D Are Twice As Likely To Get Dementia

Older people who do not get enough vitamin D face a much higher risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, the largest study of its kind on the topic...

AFP
August 7 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