Men’s Health

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Summer Produce Obsessions

I’m loving my summer produce these days! Although if you live in San Francisco like me, “summer” is a relative term Still, living near so many organic small farms in Northern California, there’s an abundance of delicious summer produce at my fingertips. And then in my face. Below is a list of some summer staples […]

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Relieve Stuffy Sinuses Naturally

Chronic sinusitis is a common health condition that affects more than 37 million people in the United States annually, particularly this time of year and into the summer season. What’s more, these numbers have skyrocketed in recent years. Equally concerning, most cases of sinus trouble may be misdiagnosed as bacterial infections, leading to an overuse […]

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Fight Diabetes with Herbs and Detoxification

Our bodies evolved by developing sophisticated mechanisms that help us adapt to changes in diet, lifestyle and the environment. But what happens when too many negative influences impact our health all at once? Unhealthy foods, an overload of environmental toxins and a sedentary lifestyle can challenge our health so overwhelmingly, the body can’t adapt well […]

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The fatty foods that protect your heart, mind and body

Our complex relationship with dietary fats has been receiving a lot of attention lately, especially since researchers and medical professionals have begun shifting their views on the risks and benefits of certain types of fats. For example, earlier this year scientists reported that saturated fat doesn’t increase risks of heart disease, validating what traditional foods […]

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Keep digestion on track

Two things are certain: The holidays are fast approaching, and if we’re not careful, they will wreak havoc on our digestive systems. From Halloween to New Year’s Day, the holiday season is a dietary minefield. We stuff ourselves, drink too much and eat the wrong foods. We don’t even have to attend a party: calorie-dense […]

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Fighting Inflammation = Fighting Arthritis

Arthritis is a painful, chronic disease that can have a major impact on quality of life. As joints deteriorate, simple tasks likeopening a jar, walking to the mailbox and handling tools become difficult. Over time, mobility becomes more restricted. What’s worse, arthritis sufferers must face the unkind reality that their condition may gradually worsen. But […]

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Don’t Be a Stroke Victim

When a stroke strikes, time is of the essence. Stroke patients need targeted medical intervention within the first couple of hours to prevent brain cell death and help save their lives. But long-term stroke prevention also needs to be a priority. The sooner you can reduce your stroke risk factors, the better your chances of avoiding this […]

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Natural Ways To Banish Colds And Flu

Once the temperature drops, cold and flu season looms over health like dark storm clouds. Our fast-paced lifestyles, holiday travels and festivities, along with seasonal changes lead most of us to believe that colds and flu are inevitable facts of winter. But a healthy diet, lifestyle choices and supplementation offers protection year-round with natural solutions […]

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Nature’s Antibiotics

Winter has arrived, and we’re naturally worried about viruses. This is certainly justified, but the immune system does a lot more than take on colds and the flu. It’s designed to eliminate whatever is not supposed to be there: viruses, bacteria, fungus, cancer cells and the like. So it’s a good idea to keep your […]

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The toxin that threatens your health

One of the most widespread consequences of modern pollution involves mercury, a heavy metal that can threaten your health. Also called quicksilver, mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature. While the element has its uses (in thermometers, for example), it’s also a major industrial pollutant, coming primarily from coal-fired power plants. […]

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