Healthy Hemp

Good Health Lifestyles Features, Herbal Helpers

Cannabis sativa. Rarely has a botanical had such a controversial reputation. Once the drug of choice for a generation, researchers are now looking into the medicinal potential of the herb’s other phytocompounds. But, while a growing number of states are legalizing the controlled use of marijuana, helping its dubious status go up in smoke, there’s still a lot of confusion …

The Daily Detox

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Feeling a tad sluggish lately? Not quite up to par? It could be time to give your body a good spring cleaning! After all, your body is under constant assault from pollutants in the air and water. If that weren’t enough, many toxins can be as close as your dinner table. The food you eat can harbor any of an …

Cataract Prevention

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What’s your impression of cataracts? If you assume that they are an inevitable part of aging, it’s time to see cataracts in a different light. Thankfully, there are choices you can make right now to provide a better vision for the future. A Closer Look at Cataracts Cataracts usually develop over many years. They begin because of oxidation, the process …

Fight Depression Naturally

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Everyone deals with mild symptoms of depression from time to time, but no one should have to live with chronic feelings of hopelessness, despair, anxiety, and sadness. Unfortunately, nearly 20 million adults in the United States suffer from a depressive disorder, with 30 percent of those cases being severe. Statistics show that women are 70 percent more likely to develop …

Practicing Kindness

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Best known for playing the multifaceted Dr. Addison Montgomery on television’s Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice, the equally multifaceted Kate Walsh has spent the last year working on a number of film projects and an off-Broadway production. With such a demanding schedule, Kate makes health a priority. Discover the diet, fitness, and meditation routine that keeps her grounded, healthy, grateful—and …

Hope for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

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Pain. Fatigue. Brain fog. Poor sleep. They’re all signs of fibromyalgia, a chronic disease that affects an estimated 5 million people in the United States. For a long time, finding relief from this debilitating disease and its unpleasant symptoms seemed out of reach. Now, however, advancements in natural medicine are providing fibromyalgia patients with a safe, effective solution for their …

Karlene Karst Talks Health, Kids, and Omega-3s

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Trim, fit, and naturally aglow, Karlene Karst is the picture of health. It’s obvious she not only talks the talk, but also walks the walk as a registered dietitian, holistic nutritionist, author, and overall natural health advocate in Port Moody, British Columbia. Her passion for health is rivaled only by her love for her family—husband Gaetano and three young children, …

5 Tips for a Healthy School Year

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From the school bus to the classroom to the soccer field, your kids encounter more germs than you can imagine on a daily basis. It’s no wonder that keeping them healthy during the school year can feel like an impossible task!  Luckily, these time-tested tips and tricks can help you keep your kids in tip-top form so they can continue …

Fall into Wellness

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Give your immune system a lift this season with these 5 powerful nutrients! For many, fall is the busiest time of the year—the kids go back to school, the demands of work pick up, and the holidays loom as the end of the year approaches. And with so much going on, it’s easy to let bad habits take over. Skimping …

Stop the Disruption

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How everyday life is wreaking havoc with your hormones Lynn and Mark take pride in how well they care for their home and family. They go the extra mile to keep a spotless home. They make sure the kids are clean and well fed. On the surface, they look like a healthy and happy family. But what Lynn and Mark …