Five things you need to know this cold and flu season

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Nov 11 2016

Perhaps you heard it somewhere in the office, or along your commute, or maybe even in your own home—chances are, though, you’ve heard it by now—the telltale cough or sneeze that announces the start of cold and flu season. You can get your shots and stock up on medicine, but according to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, the secret to staying healthy isn’t relying on medical care. Instead, he points to the overwhelming evidence proving that proper diet and nutrition is the key to supercharging the immune system and protecting our bodies against disease. Dr. Fuhrman is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through natural methods. In Super Immunity, he shares everything you need to know about how to turn your kitchen into your most powerful ally in fighting disease and infection. You may be surprised by some of what he has to say about colds and the flu. Of course, the best way to fight a cold or…

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Dr. McDougall’s Pear-Cranberry Crumble

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Oct 10 2016

A pioneer in the evidence-based nutrition movement, John McDougall, MD, is the author of several bestselling books, founder and director of the McDougall Program, and cofounder of Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods. His new book, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet, offers a delicious, easy-to-follow, and proven guide to preventing disease and looking and feeling our best—simply by eating the foods we’ve always loved, like pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more!   For years we’ve been told that a healthy diet is loaded with meat, poultry and fish. The fact is, diets loaded with animal proteins are high in calories and cholesterol, and can too often leave us feeling hungry and unsatisfied—a recipe for overeating. Complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, root vegetables, and other starch-rich foods can provide your body the necessary essential nutrients that satisfy your appetite while simultaneously keeping you happy and healthy.   The new book features more than sixty healthy, plant-based recipes—from breakfast burritos…

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A Balancing Act

  • Posted by Admin on Mar 17 2015

Research on the human brain continues to show that our minds play a powerful role in determining our overall health and wellbeing. In his new book, Mind Your Body, renowned personal trainer Joel Harper underscores the clear connection between the body and mind.

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A New Approach to Treating Autoimmune Diseases

  • Posted by Admin on Mar 02 2015

In The Autoimmune Solution, Dr. Amy Myers, a renowned leader in functional medicine, offers her medically proven approach to prevent and reverse a wide range of inflammatory-related symptoms and diseases. Read an excerpt from her new book.

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Clean Gut: Addressing the Root of Health Problems

  • Posted by Admin on Jul 24 2014

When our gut is damaged, it becomes more challenging to lose weight, digest food properly, and maintain stable moods and energy levels. It is through gut repair that we can address the root of our health problems and avoid disease in the future. Today until July 28th, 2014, the Clean Gut ebook is available for $2.99. Start healing now.

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MELT This Summer to Ease Your Aches and Pains

  • Posted by Admin on Jul 15 2014

Do you hold your tension and stress in your neck and shoulders? In this video MELT Method creator and The MELT Method author Sue Hitzmann demonstrates a quick neck decompress to relieve stuck stress and pain.

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The Power of a Lemon

  • Posted by Admin on Jul 08 2014

Did you know that one small fruit holds so many benefits? The Body Doesn’t Lie author Vicky Vlachonis recommends starting each day by drinking the juice of of half a lemon squeezed into a glass of lukewarm filtered water. In this video Vlachonis explains why lemon water is part of her daily morning ritual and why it should be part of yours.

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Healing Your Second Brain

  • Posted by Admin on Jun 19 2014

We have 100 trillion different bacteria in our bodies, up to two pounds of which are lurking in our intestines.[1] You probably know these microbes impact your digestion and your immunity—but did you realize the balance of bacteria in your gut can impact your level of pain, both physically and emotionally?

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Grow Yourself Healthy

  • Posted by Admin on Jun 17 2014

Healthcare practitioner Bryce Wylde and gardening expert Frankie Flowers share the best tips and tricks for easy, homegrown remedies for common problems. From hangovers to sunburn, acne to aging spots, start living a healthier lifestyle today—you won’t have to go further than your backyard!

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