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Want To Get Healthier? Eat Chocolate

The word "cacao" means "food of the gods." Looking closely at its nutritional content, it becomes clear why that name is well deserved, and why...

Sara Vance
January 30 2014

Good News, Coffee Lovers! It's OK To Have That Cup Of Joe

For me, as well as 83% of Americans, a steaming cup of coffee is an essential part of the morning. Coffee is the world’s most popular psychoactive...

Austin Perlmutter, M.D.
January 17 2014

A Mean Red Smoothie To Cure The Blues

When Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn's role in Breakfast at Tiffany's) got the blues, she called them the "mean reds." When I named this gorgeous red...

Holli Thompson
November 6 2013

Superfood Snack: Raw Cacao Maca Truffles

Calling all chocoholics. And nut butteraholics. And anyone who wants a nutrient-packed snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth and power your...

Sarah Maddux
September 5 2013

9 Natural Ways To Treat Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory condition of the gums and support structures in the mouth. It causes bad breath and bleeding of the gums when...

Michael T. Murray, N.D.
August 1 2013

12 Foods To Fight Inflammation

Many people suffer from chronic inflammation due to the modern diet and lifestyle.

Osha Key
July 12 2013

3 Easy Ways To Lose Weight, Look Younger & Boost Health

The world we live in today — with its chemicals, toxins and processed foods — is taking a toll on our health and how we look. In the last 50 years...

An Easy Smoothie For Great Digestion

I love reading recipes, but I never follow them to the letter. One of the reasons is that I love to improvise and balance the flavors myself. Second,...

Osha Key
July 6 2013

The 5 Healthiest Summer Fruits & Vegetables

Some of the healthiest and most delicious products the summer season has to offer.

A Simple Health Guide To The Most Common Grains

Amaranth, barley, buckwheat, bulgur, corn, couscous, farro, kamut, kaniwa, millet, oats, quinoa, brown rice, white rice, forbidden rice, wild rice,...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
June 12 2013

The Best Foods To Help You Eat The Rainbow & Boost Your Energy

Food is energy. Every bite of food that we take is converted into a symphony of chemical substances that can either serve us by promoting and...

3 Healthy Reasons To Enjoy Chocolate Every Day

Here are a few scientifically proven health benefits of consuming moderate amounts of heavenly, high-quality chocolate.

The Ultimate Guide To Staying Healthy Over Summer Vacation

One of the best parts of summer is vacation! It can be easy to let our healthy habits slide into the background, but you can still have that margarita...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
June 5 2013

Gluten-Free Recipe: Protein-Packed Beetroot Brownies

Chocolate brownies are a childhood favorite for many of us. But as we get older and become more educated about nutrition, and more in tune with the...

Gluten-Free Recipe: Anti-Aging Trail Mix

Mulberries are an anti-aging superfood with a similar flavor to dried figs. Low in calories and high in resveratrol, vitamin C, and iron, there are...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
May 30 2013

Dandelion Tea For Health & Healing

Sauté them, steam them or make a batch of my dandelion tea, and introduce your body to the goodness of this powerful green.

Nikki Croes
May 29 2013

Vegan Recipe: Banana-Strawberry Chia Pudding

My love for chia seeds has been around for quite some time, but I never pulled the trigger on making chia pudding due to the fact that it didn't look...

Abby Bliss White
May 10 2013

The Best Spring Vegetables To Support Detoxification

The weather is officially warmer here on the East Coast, and New York city is abuzz with springtime excitement: al fresco dining, long walks in the...

Abra Pappa
May 9 2013