Kick Your Workout into High Gear with Cardio

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It’s no secret that weight training is essential to toning your body and maintaining your strength. But there’s another form of exercise that often gets left by the wayside: cardio. Cardiovascular exercise, also known as cardio or aerobic exercise, is any type of exercise that gets your heart rate up for a sustained period of time. While there are plenty …

Living Better with Autoimmune Disorders

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If you’ve been living with an autoimmune disorder, you know how hard it is to just get through the day. Some days, even getting out of bed feels impossible. Between the achiness, exhaustion, and other disabling symptoms, living with an autoimmune disease can impact your ability to work and socialize. It can also take a toll on your financial health, …

Need Better Focus? Try Red Ginseng!

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The Study Abstract: Efficacy of Panax ginseng Meyer Herbal Preparation HRG80 in Preventing and Mitigating Stress-Induced Failure of Cognitive Functions in Healthy Subjects: A Pilot, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Trial Background: The aim of this pilot study was to compare the efficacy of hydroponically cultivated red Panax ginseng Meyer root preparation (HRG80) and traditionally harvested six-year-old white P. ginseng standard preparation (PGS) with placebo in preventing …

Solving the Food Sensitivity Puzzle

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Do you suffer from seemingly random gastrointestinal problems, skin outbreaks, headaches, or joint pain? Has your doctor looked for a cause, only to come up empty? Rest assured, these mysterious symptoms aren’t all in your head. Instead, you may be suffering from a food sensitivity. It’s estimated that at least 30 percent of Americans experienced some kind of food sensitivity …

5 Nutrients That Heal a Leaky Gut

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Has your gut sprung a leak? Leaky gut, a lay person’s term for “intestinal hyperpermeability”—a condition where the intestinal barrier has been compromised—affects more than 80 percent of all American adults. At its core, leaky gut—technically known as gut enteropathy—arises when the intestinal barrier becomes permeable and allows bacteria, toxins, and microscopic bits of undigested food to “leak” out of …

Build a Better Burger

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  New takes on America’s favorite food Nothing says summer like burgers on the grill. Check out our unique “no-bull” options with recipes sure to keep burger boredom at bay.    A Better Bison Burger Leaner than beef, bison is a rich source of iron and vitamin B12. But because it’s so lean, it’s best cooked rare or medium rare. …

Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best—decoding them—can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients. VITAMIN: Vitamin A What it is: Vitamin A is a description of a variety of nutrients types, including “pro-vitamin A,” more commonly known as beta-carotene. Where …

Does This Lifestyle Make My Liver Look Fat?

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When you hear the term “fatty liver disease” you might envision someone who routinely tips back a few too many alcoholic beverages. While it’s true that heavy drinking can increase your odds of developing the disease, there are other, much more common causes of the condition. Are you at risk? Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects about 100 million people …

Essential Sinus Rescue

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When your sinuses are acting up, there’s no mistaking the symptoms. From painful pressure to postnasal drip, sinusitis can make you feel miserable day and night. Along with the throbbing headache, you may be dealing with thick yellow or green mucus, a sore throat, and even intense pain in your ears and teeth. Luckily, you can count on powerful, proven …