Sometimes the simplest dishes taste the best. The quick, nutrient-rich sauce is fresh, flavorful, and best of all takes less than 20 minutes to come together, making it the perfect weeknight meal. You could add cheese if you like, but the basil and tomatoes work so well together that you won't miss it at all. […]
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Despite their delineation as "super", all superfoods are not created equal. What makes a food "super" in the first place? While not a regulated or certifiable nutritional claim (yet), food experts define a superfood when the nutrient density outweighs caloric intake. Think of a zero-calorie cup of green tea that's loaded with catechins and other […]
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The month of March is Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month. Autoimmune diseases are increasing in prevalence across North America. Approximately 50 million Americans, 20 percent of the population or one in five people, suffer from autoimmune diseases. Over 75 percent of those affected are women. What is an autoimmune disease? An autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune […]
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If you are a fan of garlic on your pizza, in your pasta sauce, on garlic bread, or in your salad, hey, we get it! But sometimes garlic isn’t just garlic, that flavor-packed herb we love to cook with: it’s also a special way to support your health. Enjoying garlic in your food is still […]
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It’s difficult to cruise the internet, pick up a magazine, or watch TV without seeing or hearing something about the keto diet. It’s all the rage, and that enthusiasm ranges from many high-fives to serious warnings about the complications and side effects associated with following this eating plan. If you have been thinking about trying […]
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There is something wonderfully satisfying about a thick head of hair, whether it be long or short or somewhere in between. Achieving and maintaining thick hair, however, can be challenging due to a number of factors, including genetics, diet, the hair products and devices (e.g., curling irons, blow dryers) we use, and how we comb, […]
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When it comes to fitness, there are a lot of myths out there, and it can be confusing to know who or what to believe. This week we’re so excited to share some fitness insights from a personal trainer and former professional athlete, Marc Zimmermann. Watch Marc’s video made especially for YOU, the Naturally Savvy […]
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Who doesn't love sitting down and binge-watching Netflix with a big bag of chips? But some of the ingredients in your chips might not be the best thing for you. Corn can be from genetically modified crops, so we suggest eating only organic corn chips. The flavors of chips can be artificial and enhanced with […]
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February is Heart Health Month. Most of us don't think about our hearts every day, but we celebrate love and everything to do with our hearts during February. Unless you have had issues with your blood pressure, cholesterol, or heart, you likely don't give your heart a second thought. Our goal is to keep hearts […]
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If you have ever had a urinary tract infection or you want to keep your urinary tract healthy and balanced, then this is the giveaway for you. Some people don't even know they have a UTI so the test strips in this prize can pinpoint if you have one. We've teamed up with Utiva Health […]
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It’s generally accepted that women who are sexually active tend to have more urinary tract infections (UTIs) than do women who are not sexually active. In fact, nearly 80 percent of premenopausal women with a urinary tract infection engaged in sexual activities within the previous 24 hours. This doesn’t mean it’s time for abstinence, but […]
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Earlier this week we brought you 11 Fitness Myths BUSTED with Coach Marc, creator of Ripped30, one of the fastest-growing online fitness programs in the world. We loved hearing your feedback, especially on Coach Marc’s belief that you can get an effective workout in without spending hours in the gym (or even going to the […]
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One of the most annoying and common health conditions among women and men is a urinary tract infection. The symptoms can be life-disrupting, embarrassing, and challenging to treat as well as prevent. To make matters worse, recurring urinary tract infections are common as well. What is a urinary tract infection? A urinary tract infection is […]
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How often do you wash your sheets and put fresh ones on your bed? That’s okay, you don’t need to let anyone else know; you can keep the answer to yourself. However, the best answer is, no longer than two weeks, and less in some cases. If you and your family are sleeping on sheets […]
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If you want to keep your immune system healthy, consuming mushrooms may not be at the top of your list of things to do. However, along with eating lots of fruits and vegetables, getting at least 30 minutes of exercise at least five days a week, washing your hands often, maintaining a healthy weight, limiting […]
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Laundry detergent strips are the latest thing in laundry care. These laundry strips are super easy to use, pop one in with your laundry, and press go. Only one strip is needed for a load of laundry. No more measuring, spilling, or hauling heavy laundry detergent containers. It's plastic-free laundry that is good for your […]
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How do you take care of your heart? It’s a simple question, and one you may not think about much unless you are living with a heart problem or have a loved one with a heart condition. Yet during February, which is National Heart Health Month, it’s a great time to focus on the question […]
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Every time you brush your teeth, do you also scrape your tongue? Tongue scraping is one of the healthy habits we frequently forget, but we’d like to help change that. What’s that hanging out on your tongue? How is it affecting your health? Let’s explore these and other questions! What is tongue scraping? Tongue scraping […]
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The Mediterranean Diet had been ranked the best diet in numerous categories year after year and is recommended by many doctors and health organizations, including the American Heart Association. It has an extensive list of health benefits associated with it, it tastes great, and it is easier to maintain long-term than some other more restrictive […]
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If you are living with autoimmune conditions, you are probably familiar with the symptoms and challenges it can present. One tool that is helping many people better face the hurdles is the autoimmune protocol diet or AIP. Is the AIP for you? Which foods does it include and which ones should you avoid? What autoimmune […]
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When it comes to a dinner that's both easy and healthy, you can't beat a stir fry. They're customizable, a great way to use up leftover veggies, and taste just as good (if not better) the next day. Start with a basic sauce and add in flavors that work with your ingredients-ginger, teriyaki, or even […]
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Everyone knows skin is the body’s largest organ, but we sometimes forget it is also a vital organ; as vital to our overall health and well-being as healthy lungs or a healthy heart. In addition to helping regulate the body’s temperature, one of the key roles of our skin is to act as a barrier, […]
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Sweet potatoes have a bright orange flesh that’s an unsurpassed source of beta-carotene and vitamin A. Sweet potatoes are also inexpensive and they last a long time before going bad. They’re a great way to amp up your nutrient density on the cheap. Here are some unconventional ways to put them to work in […]
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Ever since I was a teenager, I remember feeling chilled or cold in situations where other people didn’t seem to feel the same way. I grew up in New Jersey, known to have cold winters and hot, humid summers. My hands would be cool even in the summer months, which was a blessing I suppose, […]
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January is the beginning of a new year and also National Hot Tea Month. We are tea lovers here and there are so many amazing health benefits to enjoy from drinking a cup of tea. Do you love tea? To celebrate National Hot Tea Month we are giving away three prizes from Bigelow Tea. This […]
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“I’ll just eat one more…” and then before you know it … the whole package is gone. Labels can be tricky, especially if they say something like “low calorie” or “low sugar.” These claims generally refer to individual servings. But what happens when you eat the whole package? Well, this involves some elementary math, which […]
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I’m going to tell you something you may not want to hear or believe: cough medicine doesn’t work for you or your children. If you’re among the more than 30 million people who run to the doctor every year because of a cough, this isn’t particularly good news. So if cough medicines don’t work, why […]
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Nature has given us countless numbers of herbs and spices we can use to enhance the flavor of our food and delight our palates. Most of those same plants also provide many health benefits that we may not know about or which are still being discovered. Here are some health benefits of herbs and spices […]
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If you want to have noticeably clear and even-toned skin, you should establish a good skincare regimen with organic skincare ingredeints. A good beauty care routine begins with understanding and purchasing quality skincare products that are good for you. The products should be natural, yet effective, and contain no harsh sulfates or harmful chemical by-products. […]
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Nothing like simple homemade granola to fill the house with wonderful welcome home aromas! This granola is not too sweet, so you can just enjoy it plain or add some dried fruit to it if you like it a little sweeter. It’s filled with oats, walnuts and almonds so it is rich in protein, fiber, […]
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