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Perfect Health Harmony: Sleep, Stress and Diet

May 31, 2013 Karman Meyer

At least 40 million American suffer from chronic sleep disorders, while an additional 20 million experience occasional problems with sleeping. Forty-four percent of Americans report they have moderate-to-high stress and that their stress levels have

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What is a Yoga Diet?

May 22, 2013 Cara Anselmo

As both a yoga teacher and nutritionist, I’m often asked what the best diet for yoga is. While I don’t believe there is a definitive, “one-and-only-one” yogic diet (in the same way there is no

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5 Ways to Eat More Greens

May 21, 2013 Michaela Ballmann

Eat your greens! We've all heard it or said it. Though they pack the biggest nutritional punch for the least amount of calories, vegetables remain the most under-consumed food. And among vegetables, dark leafy greens

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Fight Depression with Your Fork

May 20, 2013 Cheryl Harris

Most of us have learned the hard way that what we eat and how we feel are closely intertwined. Just think back to how your overeating around the holidays left you feeling sluggish and fatigued. Now,

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Frozen Food Tips for Foodies

May 16, 2013 Alexandra Caspero

Frugal foodies, this one's for you. Freezing foods is a great way to stretch your grocery dollar and prepare great meals on the fly. How Long? How Cold? Freezing stops enzymes and the growth of

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All about Mate Tea

Do you know mate? No, it’s not some new Australian dish! Mate (pronounced MAH-tay) is a traditional tea-like beverage, popular and traditional in South American countries including Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, southern Chile, eastern Bolivia and

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My Salad of Glory

May 14, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

One of the most common complaints I get from my husband, Dario, in regards to my cooking, is that I don’t re-make any of my dishes. They don’t get “put into rotation,” as he says.

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Sleep Like an Athlete

May 10, 2013 Robin Rood

I do not have to convince anyone that a good night’s sleep will help you achieve good health. The problem? How to build those seven to eight hours a day into your lifestyle. The secret

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How Cities Can Become Health Leaders

May 9, 2013 Timi Gustafson

Health experts have long insisted that improving our public health requires improving the environment we live in. This, of course, includes environmental protection measures such as pollution control and management of resources but also attention

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How to Make Almond Milk at Home

May 7, 2013 Carlene Thomas

If there’s a way to cut the unnecessary ingredients out of my food, I’m going to do it. But when I first heard you can make almond milk at home, I’ll admit I was skeptical.

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Update Your Plate: Smoothie Breakdown

May 6, 2013 Jessie Erwin

Most of us are familiar with MyPlate, the USDA‘s healthy eating guide. For the first time in nearly 20 years, this food guide is not in the shape of a pyramid. (For more history, check