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 of the most widely used and most important natural ingredients.   Vitamin: Vitamin C What it is: Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, and is mostly associated with boosting the immune system. …

Feeling Sick? Not this year!

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Give these natural flu-fighters a shot If there’s anything more predictable than the arrival of the holidays, it’s the inevitable annual onset of flu season. Of course, no one likes to miss out on the fun and frivolity of this festive time of year, yet conventional medicine offers little relief for your symptoms. In fact, there’s typically nothing a doctor …

Global Solutions to Seasonal Stress

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Ever think of running away to escape the stress of modern American life? The truth is—stress is not relegated to one country. We don’t live on a stress-free planet—especially during the holidays. People around the world are embracing the idea of dealing with stress through various, innovative methods. Take this stroll around the world to see if there are some …

Natural Solutions for ADHD

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Adding up the numbers can stop you in your tracks. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 6.1 million children between the ages of 2 and 17 are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Marked by an inability to focus or pay attention, and a pattern of acting impulsively, 6 out of 10 (62 percent) of them take medication …

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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 …

Natural Antidotes for Stress and Anxiety

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Feeling stressed or anxious? You’re not the only one. In the United States, approximately 40 million Americans aged 18 and older report that they experience some degree of anxiety each year. The symptoms come in all shapes and forms and are as unique as the person affected by them. You may experience persistent worrying, headaches, and insomnia, while someone else’s …

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 …