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Four Simple Mood Boosters for the New Year

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A new year is upon us! For some, January is a time of relaxation and renewal, providing a much-needed respite from the busy holiday schedule of the past few months. But for others, the crashing halt of “the most wonderful time of the year” can initiate a downward mental spiral that may result in stress, anxiety, and depression. When chronic …

The Naturopathic Difference

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I grew up the daughter of two pharmacists and was well-versed in the “here, take this” approach to medicine. Even at a young age, I was skeptical of this approach and thought to myself, “There must be more.” There must be a way to honor how brilliant the body is in its ability to heal and recover. There must be …

The Battle For Your Pet’s Diet

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The food revolution from the last few decades didn’t just happen for humans. It also happened for our pets. We’ve moved from pet food that was cheap and convenient to intentionally searching out the way food meets the nutritional needs of animals. Just as we now take a closer look at what we are feeding ourselves, the foods we feed …

Beat the Breast Cancer Odds

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After spending a morning with Kristi Funk, MD, renowned board-certified breast surgeon, cofounder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Los Angeles, and the author of Breasts: The Owners Manual, something miraculous happened—I got genuinely excited about breast cancer prevention. Dr. Funk, whose patients have included Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow, has helped countless of women through their journey with …

Your Thyroid Behaving Badly

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How this tiny gland can cause big trouble If you feel chronically tired, can’t seem to lose weight, or have difficulty tolerating cold temperatures, your thyroid could be to blame. Then again, if you suddenly find yourself feeling wired and anxious, experience unexplainable weight loss, or feel hot when others around you don’t—well, that could be a thyroid issue too. …

Managing Menopause

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No matter how often popular culture drops the term “power surge,” any woman in the midst of a hot flash will likely be ready to flip that power switch off! While menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life, for many it’s not necessarily a pleasant process. Yet there’s no reason you have to get sidetracked by symptoms—or resort …

From Judgment to Happiness

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Maybe you’ve seen her on OWN’s SuperSoul Sunday or perhaps you’ve read her New York Times bestselling book, The Universe Has Your Back? If not, meet Gabrielle “Gabby” Bernstein, a next-generation thought leader. Her practical prescription for happiness that’s resonating with Millennials and beyond is inspired by a mixture of the groundbreaking 1976 book, A Course in Miracles, by Helen …

The Opioid Epidemic

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioid abuse killed more than 42,000 Americans in 2016¾more than were killed in car accidents that same year. And more than 40 percent of those deaths involved a prescription opioid like Vicodin or Oxycontin. The opioid crisis rocketed to public awareness with the untimely death of Prince, followed by the recent …

3 Surprising Energy Zappers

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These days, everyone readily admits that “doing it all” is an impossible life goal, yet society is slow to act on ways that counteract that detrimental mentality. Even a quick scroll through your Instagram feed will encourage you with quotes like, “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished” (thank you, Lao Tzu) while also bombarding you with photos from …

Epigenetics, Cancer Prevention, and You

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Just over two years ago, Good Health Lifestyles had the honor of interviewing Dr. Ajay Goel, a Professor and Director of the Center for Translational Genomics and Oncology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Since then, we’ve had an outpouring of requests from readers asking for more information from Dr. Goel on the promising effects that natural botanicals …