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Peruvian Aji Amarillo, the Yellow Chili—Put Soul Into Your Cooked or Raw Foods!

Friday Aug 1 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Natural foods by themselves tend to be flavorless. Why not add flame, flavor, and soul to your vegetarian and vegan cooking? Salsa Recipe Below! Every ... more »

The Little Book of Life: A Few Life and Health Lessons I Have Learned So Far

Tuesday Jul 29 2014 | by Frederic Patenaude

Many years ago, when I was in my teens, my mom gifted me a little book called “The Little Book of Life.” It was written by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., ... more »

4 Exercise Myths—Do You Really Need to Stretch Before a Workout?

Tuesday Jul 29 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Is it really bad to let your knees go past your toes while doing a squat or lunge? Does science both fascinate and frustrate you? It sure does me! The ... more »

Thyroid Hormone Testing: What’s the Best TSH Level?

Friday Jul 25 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Your doctor says you don’t need treatment, but could he or she be wrong? Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is secreted by cells in the front ... more »

3 Reasons Why the Raw Food Diet May Not Be Good for Kids

Thursday Jul 24 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A raw food diet may leave kids with serious nutrient deficiencies. Many adults swear by it—the raw food diet. Eating only uncooked fruits and ... more »

Exercise Before Breakfast: All the Benefits Explained

Wednesday Jul 23 2014 | by Frederic Patenaude

  A friend of mine swears that the best way to lose body fat is to exercise (primarily “cardio” type of exercises) before breakfast or on an ... more »

Red Wine May Help Prevent Cavities—5 Tips for Reducing Stains

Wednesday Jul 23 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Red wine has antimicrobial properties that can kill plaque-causing bacteria in the mouth. Want white teeth? Stay away from red wine, they say. But ... more »

When Sex After Baby Hurts!

Tuesday Jul 22 2014 | by Jessica Drummond

“Your first few postpartum years will go by quickly. But your days will be long. Some days, just a few hours with a new baby can feel like an ... more »

7 Ways to Make Exercise Fun

Monday Jul 21 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

That same old gym routine can leave you feeling like a hamster on a wheel— not good for your fitness goals. Astronaut Neil Armstrong is quoted as ... more »

Why Vegans Have Bad Teeth

Saturday Jul 19 2014 | by Frederic Patenaude

For the past few years I’ve been warning vegans (and especially raw vegans) to take care of their teeth, because these diets are known to cause ... more »

The Original Paleo Fruit: Could Breadfruit Feed The World?

Friday Jul 18 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Breadfruit grows in poor conditions, even in salty sandy soils that can’t support other plants. Experts think it might even survive soils damaged by ... more »

How to Eat the Best Produce at the Best Price

Wednesday Jul 16 2014 | by Frederic Patenaude

This week, I’m eating my favorite fruit ever: white nectarines. I bought an entire case at my favorite fruit market, along with some of my other ... more »