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12 Must-Have Items In My Plant-Based Pantry

My pantry is the trusty scout leader of my kitchen — always prepared!

Kris Carr
May 14 2013

The 7 Best Spices For Healing

Most of us in the field of holistic medicine could spend hours discussing different approaches to food and diet. However, I think that we often...

12 Fruits & Veggies With The Most Pesticides

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is out with their annual "Shoppers Guide to Pesticides" report. This includes The Dirty Dozen, a list of the...

April 28 2013

10 Easy Ways To Up Your Fruit & Veggie Intake

For those who are new to the idea of eating to enhance and support wellness, integrating more veggies into the diet can seem like hard work – and it...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
April 27 2013

21 Foods To Keep At Home If You're Trying To Eat Clean

I say it over and over: preparation is the key to health living. Pick a day of the week and dedicate a few hours to stocking up your fridge and...

Jessica Sepel
April 25 2013

What Non-Toxic Beauty Products *Can* We Use?

I made the decision about four years ago to clean up my grooming routine. I’ve had severe allergies and asthma my whole life. Being a makeup artist on...

Megan Porschen
April 17 2013

10 Tips To Eat For Your Genes (Not Your Jeans)

Most of us believe that age-related diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, adult onset diabetes, stroke, cancer, etc. are the...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
April 14 2013

Remind Me ... What Are Antioxidants And Why Do I Care?

We hear a lot about how antioxidants are great and we should find ways to eat them any way and anywhere we can. But what does “antioxidant” even mean?

Robin Berzin, M.D.
April 12 2013

8 Foods You Should Always Buy

After my last piece, 10 Foods You Should Never Buy, I wanted to focus on what you should put in your grocery cart. Yes, I know nutrition is a highly...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
April 11 2013

Are You Putting These 18 Toxic Chemicals On Your Body Every Day?

Want to detoxify your personal care routine, but don't know know where to start? Read the labels, and steer clear of products with these noxious...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
April 11 2013

5 Foods That Make Your Skin Glow

Who doesn’t want a glowing, radiant complexion?

Maria Marlowe
March 28 2013

5 Unusual Nutrient-Dense Foods To Support Optimum Health

To support vibrant health, it’s wise to choose foods that have a high nutrient density. This means eating foods that have a high vitamin and mineral...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
March 27 2013

9 Foods To Keep In Your Kitchen

Everyone is “busy” these days. Lately, I’ve heard several variations of the following from those close to me: “I’d love to eat healthy, but… I’m too...

Rebecca Leffler
March 26 2013

What The Numbers On Produce Stickers Really Mean

Have you ever wondered what the numbers on those produce stickers mean? The four- or five-digit numbers can actually tell you a lot about the produce...

Alethea Copelas
March 19 2013

6 Foods For Optimal Health

After my last several articles, I've gotten many comments asking, "So what do you eat"?

Amy Myers, M.D.
March 14 2013

5 Foods To Balance Blood Sugar

Good health is all about balance, especially when it comes to blood sugar. Eating the proper ratio of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates at every meal...

Jodi Geigle
March 12 2013

10 Foods You Should Never Buy

Ever wonder who the villains are in the grocery store? Here are my top ten:

Easy Tips To Improve The Air Quality In Your Home

Did you know that people in industrialized countries spend as much as 90% of their time indoors? We work, study, eat, drink, and sleep in enclosed...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
February 27 2013

What Are The Top 5 Superfoods? An MD Explains

There's been a lot of talk about superfoods lately. For me, foods that are "super" are not only packed with essential nutrients, they're easy to find,...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
February 26 2013