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 E What it is: Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin, and technically the name for a full set of …

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. …

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 …

Fight Oxidative Stress

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Oxidative stress plays a pivotal role in many of the health challenges facing men today. Free radicals—those misbehaving molecules that are missing one electron—can create chaos throughout the body, causing a number of ailments. Rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular issues, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), neurologic disorders, and even some types of cancer have all been linked to oxidation in the body. …