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Nutrients

sliced citrus fruit
By Jack Challem
Some foods make you acid. Some foods make you alkaline. But why should you care about alkaline versus acidic? Here's what everyone should know about how to balance the body's pH.
Illustration of recovery foods
By Mo Perry
The following foods can support the body nutritionally as it adjusts and rebuilds during recovery.
Illustrations of recovery foods
By Mo Perry
What you eat can play a key role in overcoming drug and alcohol addiction.
Person sneaking into cookie jar
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
The foods and beverages you shun when you're sick can be just as important as those you eat.
A variety of supplements for a cold
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Integrative nutritionist Kathie Swift, RDN, MS, recommends the following supplements when fighting off a cold.
Healthy foods to feed a cold
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Conquer a cold by eating wisely. Here are several foods that make you feel better.
Soy beans and glass of soy milk
By Catherine Guthrie
Should you consume soy? Health experts answer key questions about this sometimes-confusing food.
A collection of healing herbs and flowers
By Kristin Ohlson
Herbs were our first wonder drugs, and they remain powerful medicine to this day. Learn more about these health-promoting plants.
A picture depicting the idea that flour does not equal a whole grain
By Catherine Guthrie
When ground into flours, most grains act like sugar in the body, triggering weight gain, inflammation and blood-sugar imbalances. Here’s why whole kernels are a better option than processed grains.
Illustration woman with bottle of CBD oil
By Mo Perry
What is CBD? Our integrative-health experts explain how cannabidiol 
works to relieve pain, anxiety, and more.
A picture of sushi, oysters and other umami-rich seafood
By Kristin Ohlson
Sweet, salty, sour and bitter. These are the four familiar tastes we’ve come to know best. And then there’s the fifth flavor — umami.
Illustration people at table with keto diet food
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Is the keto diet safe? Nutrition experts explain the pros and cons of this popular protocol.
collage
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
Understand the role of histamines in the body — and which foods to avoid if they’re causing problems.
a bowl with the map of earth designed on it
By Elizabeth Millard
How changing what's on your plate can help heal the planet.
how to heal a leaky gut
By Catherine Guthrie
Your intestines are home to a great deal of your digestive system, nervous system, and immune system. Here’s how to keep them healthy and avoid leaky gut syndrome.
woman rubbing cheek
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Learn how to use food and supplements to boost your body’s collagen production.
A woman holding green juice
By Chrystle Fiedler
Your skin's appearance is a reflection of your inner health. Learn what to eat and what to avoid for a healthy complexion.
Table of dressings and salad
By Elizabeth Millard
This pantry staple can boost your health in many ways — whether enjoyed in bright-tasting dishes and drinks or used in personal-care products.
5 breakfast plates from around the world
By Matthew Kadey
Upgrade your morning meal with these healthy, inspiring favorites from around the globe.
leafy greens, beans, yogurt and almonds
By Chrystle Fiedler
This essential mineral is key to bone health and much more. Learn how to keep your calcium stores strong.
Beyond Gluten
By Jill Metzler Patton
Some claim it’s the staff of life. Others say we should avoid it. Take a closer look at this ubiquitous and controversial grain.
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