We know there are a number of factors that contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes. A high sugar diet, lack of exercise and other lifestyle factors are often involved. Genetics can play a role as well. But there's another factor emerging as a possible culprit: environmental toxins.
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Cleanse and rejuvenate with this delicious papaya herb salad from Frugivore.
Sometimes we eat a good meal but don’t get up from the table feeling satisfied. We’ve eaten enough, but our bodies keep telling us to eat again, eat more, and overindulge. This message can be difficult to resist and most likely, sooner or later, we will find ourselves rooting through the refrigerator for that “perfect” food to calm those cravings
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Stay satisfied with these nutrient-dense, fiber-rich breakfast cookies.
We’ve all been there. Whether we spent hours doing “gardening squats”, went a little too far on our morning jog, or pushed it to the limit on the new elliptical machine, we’ve all experienced the resulting muscle and joint stiffness afterwards. And sometimes it can last for days. Luckily, there are things we can do to alleviate this normal discomfort.
Create your own soothing balm for sore, achy muscles, with this DIY recipe.
Recent reports suggest that many commercial sunscreens pose a risk to health. Luckily there are safer alternatives offering topical protection. But did you know you can also prevent sunburns with specific nutrients and foods?
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Boost your antioxidant intake with this delicious green juice recipe from The Green Zucchini.
Lyme disease is on the rise, yet many people don't treat the condition until it reaches chronic stages. In this article, ecoNugenics founder and formulator Dr. Isaac Eliaz discusses integrative approaches for treating Lyme, and offers suggestions for staying "tick smart."
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Support spring health with a delicious gluten-free tabbouleh recipe, from Garden Therapy.
We're beginning to understand why many people have a harder time dealing with toxin exposure. Their natural detoxification mechanisms may be slowed down due to what’s known as a “methylation defect.” Read more about how to optimize your natural detox capacity.
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It is no coincidence that Mother's Day comes at just this time of year. The archetype of motherhood is the source of all life -- the most primary and primal connection that marks the beginning of our individual existence. This season ushers in a real opportunity to get in touch with the life force flowing within us, and to feel a deep sense of gratitude for our own life.
Treat Mom to a delicious, gorgeous and healthy breakfast-in-bed this Mother's Day! From our friends at The Chalkboard Magazine.
For generations, medical professionals and researchers asserted that once your brain and nervous system are developed, you can’t re-grow lost neurons or repair damaged ones. This meant that once the destruction is done – be it from injury, aging, neurological disease, heavy metals or other neurotoxins, chronic stress, or other factors -- there’s no way to repair it. However, new research is turning this idea on its head.
Are you keeping your brain healthy?
Boost brain power with this super-food packed pesto recipe, from Brain HQ.
Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) —even the name sounds creepy. More independent studies must be done to understand the long-term impacts of GMOs. In the meantime, there are ways to support health, despite their widespread prevalence.
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This recipe and image come from Two Peas & Their Pod Ingredients 1 bunch kale, stalks removed and discarded, leaves chopped 1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon orange zest…Read more