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Chances are, you’re sick and tired of hearing how important protein is in your diet. You’ve heard the whole spiel about how eating protein is going to help you lose weight, and how protein is important for building muscle and burning fat, and blah, blah, blah. When it comes down to it, though, do

We all have different ways of dealing with times of change and we all have different ways of finding our balance.  In the art and science of numerology, the energy of numbers sheds some light on how we personally find our balance, and the ways we might be able to make adjustments to

Eggs are one of the world’s healthiest foods. They contain numerous important nutrients and can provide you with impressive health benefits. Raw eggs do have all the same benefits as cooked eggs. However, eating raw eggs or foods containing them raises concerns about the risk of Salmonella infection. Also, your absorption of

My kids were born 18 months apart. This meant many sleepless nights, which gave way to a general haze of exhaustion. I found myself with a shorter fuse and a heightened level of anxiety while reacting to my babies’ every need. Someone seemed to always be crying, and it was often me. Meditation

(HealthDay News) — You can fit exercise into your daily routine, even while you’re watching TV. The American Council on Exercise suggests: Hiding the remote and getting up to change the channel. Using commercial breaks to use the stairs or walk around the room. Using resistance tubing to exercise. Buying a stationary bike

If you want to get your skin truly safely covered from overexposure to sun, the common wisdom is that a sunscreen is a must daily.  But, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve forgotten my own sunscreen and I can’t imagine that I’m alone.  Plus, I’ve struggled with what sunscreens to use over

Medical experts deem electrolytes “essential” for good reason. These major nutrients (calcium, sodium, magnesium, chloride, potassium, and phosphate) aid numerous vital bodily functions—such muscle function; blood pressure stability, blood clotting; maintenance of fluids, bones and teeth; nerve signalling; and heart beat regulation. However, an electrolyte imbalance can trigger a domino effect of negative and even deadly responses. Electrolyte stores typically deplete through

Taurine is a type of amino acid. It is found in many foods and often added to energy drinks. Many people take taurine as a supplement, and some researchers refer to it as a “wonder molecule” (1, 2). Taurine has been shown to have several health benefits, such as a lower risk

In London, where I live, the weather isn’t always the best. However, during the short summer months, I try to teach and practice yoga outside as much as I possibly can—and it’s not just for the vitamin D, either. For me, there is no better way to feel connected to and relaxed by

Terry Wahls, M.D., is a functional medicine doctor, clinical professor, and a survivor of progressive multiple sclerosis who used her own protocol to heal. This week, we’re sharing her expertise in a new series on adrenal fatigue and natural techniques to restore energy. To learn more, check out her new mindbodygreen class, How