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"Zero" Trans Fats Does Not Mean "None"

After years of reading scary warnings about our fat intake, many of us prefer not to eat any trans fats in processed foods, but we certainly don’t want to exceed the recommended da…

“Tapped”: The Truth Behind Bottled Water

The survival of humans, and of every ecosystem on Earth, relies on water. As one of our most essential resources, we cook with it, bathe in it, wash with it, and play in it. And, o…

10 Affirmations for Honoring Your Body

We mostly take our bodies for granted. Until our health falters, we assume that we are invincible. Once illness strikes, however, we realize we aren’t. In the words of Thomas Fulle…

10 Affirmations for Making Healthier Choices

Here are ten affirmations to help you make healthier choices for 2016.

10 Resources for Clean Eating

A useful list for inspiration and recipes to eat clean

10 Tips To Getting Fit In The New Year

Here are 10 tips to ensure success this year

14 Ways to Effectively Shield Yourself from Toxins in the Environment

The sooner we come to terms with the fact that we are living in a toxic environment, the better. Once one becomes conscious of something, then they can make the necessary steps to …

24 Hours of Tea

A tea for any time of day and anything that ails you.

3 Out-of-the-Box Resolutions for 2016

The turn of the calendar from one year to the next invariable leads toward a yearning to live our lives in new and more healthful ways. Losing weight may top the charts as a New Ye…

4 Ways to Change the Story of Your Health

If you’re having health challenges, there are four key ways to let go of your confusion, bring in some clarity.

5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Workout

You’ve been diligent. You’ve counted calories, carbs, grams of fat and protein—even bites. You’ve also been a regular at the gym. You’ve been doing everything right but when you lo…

5 Peruvian Superfoods You’ve Never Heard Of

Quinoa, açai, and maca first scaled the heights of health-conscious glory. Now meet the latest Peruvian powerhouses.

5 Ways to Engage in Beneficial "Body Play"

Don’t think of exercise as a chore; instead, think of it as “body play.” Here are a few ideas to get you started on shifting that mindset, and making exercise more joyful…

5 Ways to Hydrate Without Drinking Water

Try one of these five sources of flavorful hydration that will give you a little more nutritional bang for your buck.

5-Day Ayurveda Primer (Day Four)

<p>Natural Healing Wisdom from the Chopra Center</p>

6 Ways Improving One Nerve Can Change Your Health

While no one will argue the importance of building strong muscle tone, what might be more important to your health is the tone of a surprisingly complex nerve bundle that stretches…

6 Ways Optimism Positively Impacts Your Health

Be healthier through one simple choice every day: be optimistic

60 Affirmations to Support You Through Meaningful Life Changes

Studies show that affirmations contribute to our well-being in tangible ways. Dig in to a year’s worth of positive self-talk from Louise Hay, Caroline Myss, Eckhart Tolle, Shakti Gawain, Marianne Williamson, S&H readers, and more.

7 Great New Ways to Rethink Mint

Think beyond garnish for desserts and drinks: this humble herb can punch up everything from fresh juices to pesto.

9 Fresh Juice Recipes for Renewal and Relief

With these easy recipes, you’ll be on the road to better health. Drink juices as soon as possible after they’re prepared. (For more on the health benefits of fresh-made juice, see …

A “D”-fense against the Flu

Eating more vitamin D may boost your immunity in winter.

A Holistic Approach to Vaccination for Dogs

When I was a veterinary student, I was taught that vaccinations are a cornerstone of healthy pets. As I went on to practice, however, I saw severe acute vaccine reactions, as well …

A Prescription to Walk

If there was a prescription medicine that could significantly increase your health, with limited side effects, would you take it? If this prescription could drastically reduce the …

A Safer Manicure

For salon workers, beauty comes at a price.

Acupuncture Eases Cancer Suffering and So Do Fake Needles

Consider this: a new study by Vetenskapsrådet, the Swedish Research Council, reports that a “simulated” acupuncture treatment, using a telescopic blunt placebo needle that merely t…

Alive With Passion

I am an anecdote. In the language of modern medicine, this means I don't count. Medical statistics disregard me because, in 2001, statistically given three to six months to live, I…

An Insomniac Learns to Let Go

“Because it’s the universal symbol for sleep,” I tell the tattooist, explaining the moon design he’s about to put into my skin. The needles shine like the moment after an eclipse. …

Ancient Superfood Spotlight: Tigernuts

This tiny root veggie is believed to make up 80% of our paleo ancestors’ diet and was even found in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians. It’s slowly making it’s way back into the superfood spotlight.

And He Never Looked Back

As a baby, Matthew fell headfirst from our second story, crashed his skull through his brain and suffered a devastating traumatic brain injury. And while he became a “miracle child…

Appreciating Our Body, Imperfections and All

An Excerpt from Parenting with Presence

Are You a Stressaholic? Here's a Five-Minute Fix

Increasingly over the past couple of years, I’ve been having outbreaks of hives and itchy skin. I finally sat down with an allergist, who gave it to me straight. I am allergic to p…

Ask a Practitioner: So what’s a colon hydrotherapist?

So what made you say to yourself, I want to be a colon hydrotherapist?I developed ulcerative colitis, and it was through a colon hydrotherapist that I learned how to heal myself na…

Barefoot Healing

The old people came literally to love the soil, and they sat or reclined on the ground with a feeling of being close to a mothering power. It was good for the skin to touch the ear…

Book Review: Genomic Messages

Genomic MessagesHow the New Science of Genetics Affects Our Health, Families, and FutureBy George Annas, JD, and Sherman Elias, MDHARPERONEImagine a future where humans merge with …

Bring on the Pasta

LOW-CARB DIETS MAKE PEOPLE STUPIDA study from the psychology department at Tufts University showed that dieters who drastically reduced or eliminated carbohydrates from their meals…

Building a New Relationship with My Feet

As a kid, my hands and feet were a source of quiet shame for me. I was born with what adults kindly referred to as “old soul’s hands,” which in the schoolyard translated to a regul…

Caffeine: The Addiction We Share … and Don’t Talk About

Young lovers sit at a sidewalk café and sip espresso between kisses; a group of giggling cheerleaders head for a cooler filled with iced energy drinks; a group of happy kids swing …

Can Mudita Save the United Nations?

Musings on Buddhism’s ‘Sympathetic Joy’, FOMO and the Global Climate Crisis I have a confession to make: I am in recovery from FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out).  I became acutely a…

Can Too Much Meat Lead to Diabetes?

Too much protein eaten along with fat may lead to insulin resistance, reports an animal study from Duke University Medical Center, providing a clue as to why the blood chemistry of…

Cell Phone Safety: Electromagnetic fields are a cause for concern

Chances are, you’ve heard reports linking cell phones to brain cancer—then a second later, you might have pulled your iPhone out of your pocket to answer a call. Nonetheless, a sli…

Chai Spiced Pear Bread

One of my earliest memories of my grandma was her canned pears. She used to can them every year along with jams, tomatoes, and peaches. Out of all my cousins, I was the only one wh…

Channeling Depression Into a Powerful Tool for Creativity

I wouldn't exactly call depression a gift, but I’ve come to accept the restless emptiness and nagging sadness as signals from my soul instead of merely the symptoms of an illness t…

Check Your Thermostat To Avoid Depression

What should we do when we’re upset or depressed? Should we analyze our feelings to figure out what’s wrong, or should we just forget about them and move on? Opinions differ, but ne…

Completing the Kona Ironman at Age 70

It’s now two days post Ironman. I’m in Kona, Hawaii, sitting in a beach restaurant at about mile one of the swim. I watched the sunset. I watched the couples enjoying dinner on the…

Create a Garden of the Senses

Sensory gardens look, smell, feel, taste, and sound beautiful. They are designed to be therapeutic for those with special needs.Yet the greatest healing of these magical places com…

Crimson Detox Juice—No Juicer Required

This detoxifying crimson juice is perfect for starting off the New Year right.

Dance for Health, Dance for Healing

In dancing, you will free up hidden wisdom within you.

DNA: The Things We Carry

Ninety percent of the cells in what we think of as our body are nonhuman. Our nonhuman components fuel our cells, digest our food, synthesize vitamins, maintain our immune defenses…

Do Eyeshades Protect Against Obesity and Cancer?

In Newsweek last December, science writer Sharon Begley pulled together research showing that lab animals and pets are getting fatter, just like people: “In Macaques, living in res…

Don't Panic! Worrying about your health can trigger real symptoms

Your mom always told you that worrying would make the shot worse, and now research confirms that some things really do hurt more if you think they will.A study published recently i…

Don’t Forget Your Teeth and Feet

An excerpt from A Short Guide to a Long Life by David B. Agus, MD

Don’t Just Sit There!

Consider the modern-day cubicle dweller: slouching forward in her swivel chair, she zones out in front of a computer while cradling a phone between her shoulder and ear. Her left h…

Don’t Let Your Genes Dictate Your Health Story

You do not have to live according to what's been written by your DNA.

Drop Dead Healthy

Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily PerfectionBy A. J. JacobsSimon & SchusterA. J. Jacobs, editor-at-large of Esquire magazine and the author of The Year …

Earthly Goods: Get Fit, Feel Better

Strengthen Your CoreI have a friend in her late 80s who has more pep in her step and sparkle in her eye than ever — and she attributes it to her thrice weekly Pilates sessions that…

Ease Suffering with Music

In the growing field of music thanatology, research finds that a patient’s final days can be made easier with music.When aggressive treatments and heroic measures fail, caregivers …

Empathic to a Fault?

Therapists Seana McGee and Maurice Taylor explain the dark side of compassion.

Enlightened Diet: Healing Foods for Summer

How Coffee Protects against DiabetesWhen we think of ways to prevent Type 2 diabetes, we typically think of losing weight, exercising, avoiding processed foods, and eating more who…

Expressing Myself Through Nia

I practice the Nia Technique, a dynamic fusion of moves from dance, martial arts, and healing arts that integrates body, mind, emotions, and spirit. The workout leaves me drenched …

Feeding a California Community

With her Oakland-based nonprofit People's Grocery, Nikki Henderson is leading more than just a food revolution.

Feel Full for Hours

We've rounded up seven surprisingly filling foods that can satiate you for hours.

Find the Right Tea to Soothe Body and Soul

Find the right tea to soothe yourself, body and soul.

Five Compelling Reasons to Support and Commit to Organic Farmers

My grandson Blake and I were lounging in thick grass, eating the yellow petals of dandelions, and I said, “When you eat this, the nutrients and minerals in its cells become part of…

Five Kinds Of Breaths Everyone Should Take

Breath is life—something we take for granted, but couldn’t do without. In times of stress or grief, often we hear advice to “take a deep breath.” But sometimes deep breathing becom…

Five Massage Points to Self-Treat Common Ailments

 When I tell people that my clinic is in a small city on the coast of North Africa, a day’s drive from the start of the Sahara, imagination usually kicks in and I am asked if …

Flourish

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-BeingBy Martin E. P. SeligmanThese days, we are hungry for a new definition of the “good life.” Fractured relationship…

Focusing on What Matters, Moment By Moment

We in the modern West assume that the normal mind is a healthy one. But a "healthy mind" is still subject to many types of distress, including depression, anxiety, frustration, res…

For Chronic Illness, Try Qigong

Medical styles like Dragon and Tiger can offer gentle yet effective relief.

For Lisa Overholt, Exercise Begins with Proper Breathing

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For the Love of Dog

Several new studies validate the notion that living in hermetically sealed, antiseptic environments makes us more susceptible to allergies while living in environments closer to na…

For the Love of Tea

Who doesn’t love a nice hot cup of tea during the cold season? Check out recipes for the best cup of tea yet, from chai to natural tea remedies, how to create your own tea ritual, and more.

Forbidden Rice? How Watermelon Heals

“Forbidden” Black Rice Rivals Blueberries in AntioxidantsBlueberries are well known for their high antioxidant levels and disease-fighting properties, but the king of berries has a…

Free Your Body, Free Your Mind

Eight or so years ago, Janet Sleigh stood in her kitchen, -bemoaning her whacked-out hormones, her arthritic fingers, and her squishy postpartum belly of two years. A friend who wa…

Going Gluten-Free: Favorite Recipes

Artisanal Gluten-Free Flour Blend1 ¼ cups (156 grams) brown rice flour¾ cup (88 grams) sorghum flour2/3 cup (84 grams) cornstarch¼ cup (37 grams) potato starch1 tablespoon plus 1 t…

Good-For-You Cookware

These products don’t just cook your food; they give it an extra boost.Concern about the fumes from overheated Teflon pans had some home chefs tossing their skillets. Looking for co…

Gut Bacteria Affects Your Mood?

New studies suggest that probiotics do more than help you digest—they may also boost your mood.Audrey Anne Sukacz said she started enriching her diet with probiotics—foods that con…

Happy Pictures on the Fridge Will Help You Lose Weight

A  photo of a smiling face on your refrigerator door doesn’t just remind you of the good old days — it can actually help you lose weight!Surrounding yourself with happy photos…

Healing Walks for Hard Times

Quiet Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body & Get Your Life Backby Carolyn Scott KortgeSometimes we can be overwhelmed by what life brings us — a career setback, a frightening diagno…

Herbs for At-Home Beauty Treatments

We asked Trisha Shirey, the director of Flora and Fauna at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas, to share a bouquet of her favorite herbs for homemade spa treatments. Here are her fragr…

Hope Will Find You

My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Livingby Naomi LevyNaomi Levy was in the first class of women admitted to study for the rabbinate at the Jewish Theological Semin…

How Birth Month Is Linked to Disease

Seasonal and environmental factors explain the connections.

How Chinese Medicine Cures Colds

As modern science continues to unravel the complexity of virus behavior on a cellular level in humans, cold sufferers should be reminded that the Chinese medical system has success…

How Gratitude for Life Beats Fat

It took losing 50 pounds for Brad Hirschfield to even realize that he was overweight, or so he jokes. The joke is, in fact, on point: Hirschfield, 38, is a teacher and Orthodox rab…

How Much of Aging Is in Your Head?

In 1979 a young Harvard psychology professor named Ellen Langer (soon to be played by Jennifer Aniston in Counter Clockwise) realized something astonishing — and true. “Without kno…

How Spirituality Affects the Physical, Mental and Social Well-being of People Going through Cancer

Spirituality and religiousness play a key role in the health and well-being of cancer patients.

How to Achieve Whole Body Happiness

One thing I have learned in my weekly men's group is how fragile we are. Lawyer, felon, editor-in-chief, our lives go up and down. We are healthy and not, wealthy and not. Yet we s…

How to Fully Embrace the Hype of Aging

The fountain of youth may be this collection of really old people

How to Stop a Panic Attack

3 steps to warding off rising panic

How Too Much Caffeine Raises the Dead

People who consume the equivalent of seven or more cups of coffee a day are not just more jittery, they are three times more likely to experience auditory and visual hallucinations…

Hypnosis House Call

Hypnosis House Call: A Complete Course in Mind-Body Healingby Steven GurgevichScience is revealing the astounding powers of the human brain to reorganize itself according to the st…

Ingredient Of The Week: Bee Pollen

The Buzz On The Bizarre Superfood That Boosts Your Immune System

Inversions: Turning Yoga on Its Head

The first time my yoga teacher encouraged me to go upside down into a headstand, I yelped.My outburst was just loud enough to let everyone in the class—especially me—know that I wa…

Jade Eggs for Yoni Yoga

A thousand years before Dr. Kegel, Taoist’s created this sensually healing practice

Joan Borysenko on the Great Soul Wound

Joan Borysenko, a Harvard-trained scientist who explored the wonders of the mind-body-spirit connection, discusses the link between our physical health and that of the planet.

Juice Revolution: How to Drink Your Way to Better Health

Go beyond the cleanse and try juicing to boost your health.

Just Say Yes

Dr. Ron Alexander sat listening to the record company executives and staff he’d been hired to help. They’d sought him out as a mindfulness expert and corporate consultant to help t…

Latest Remodeling Tip: Install a Faraday Cage

For at least the past 35 years, scientists have debated the health effects of exposure to electromagnetic radiation. Does it cause cancer? Does it overexcite our wearied and worrie…

Lend a Hand: How Helping Others Makes You Healthier

Study after study confirms that altruism not only makes us happier but actually improves our health. Yet we see a stranger’s struggle and still pass by.

Let’s do a Spring Cleanse! From someone who hates cleanses

Happy first days of Spring!It’s a celebratory season, and one that just can’t help but invoke change, transformation, and rebirth. It’s spring cleaning time–get the dusty clothes o…

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