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Nutrients

Feed-Your-Joints
By Heather Rogers
Are your joints giving you trouble? Eating strategically can ease pain and minimize future damage.
The-whole-food-advantage
By Catherine Guthrie
Nutrient-enriched this, vitamin-fortified that. Get past the labeling hype, and you’ll start seeing the unbeatable advantages of real, whole foods.
Super greens
By Matthew Kadey
Packed with phytonutrients, supergreens detox, nourish, and heal. Here’s how you can get more of them into your life.
Leaky-Gut-and-Autoimmune-Diseases
By Catherine Guthrie
Scientists find that leaky gut syndrome can lead to the onset of an autoimmune disease.
Leaky Gut
By Catherine Guthrie
The effects of a leaky gut extend far beyond the gastro-intestinal tract. As our understanding of the syndrome increases, the list of conditions related to leaky gut keeps growing. Here’s a partial list:
foods with magnesium
By Claudine Arndt
Magnesium plays a significant role in our detoxification processes, preventing possible damage to your body and brain from environmental toxins and heavy metals.
rainbow of healthy foods
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
Trying to weather the storm of nutrition advice? Seek out a rainbow of colorful produce, and you’ll find a big pot of phytonutrient gold.
Overcoming-Grain-Brain
By David Perlmutter, MD
A renowned functional-medicine neurologist says we are suffering an epidemic of neurological illnesses. And the best cure may be at the end of our forks.
Testosterone Tweaks
By Catherine Guthrie
Men are confronting an epidemic of low “T,” while some women are struggling with too much. Here are natural strategies for right-sizing your levels.
Various products made with coconut oil are pictured.
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
Looking for more ways to use this superfood? Here are some creative ways to put it to work.
Rethinking the Lunchbox: 3 Meal Makeovers
By Kristin Ohlson
Three of our favorite nutritionists revamp kids’ lunches to create meals the whole family can enjoy.
red berries in juice
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
European countries require warning labels on foods containing certain dyes. Why isn’t the Food and Drug Administration doing the same?
Healthier Pet Food
By Catherine Guthrie
What you need to know about feeding your pets a healthy, balanced diet.
Do you need milk?
By Catherine Guthrie
Harvard nutritionists David Ludwig and Walter Willett argue that milk should be a dietary choice, not a nutritional requirement.
mental health well-being
By Kristin Ohlson
Mental health is not all in our heads. Nutrition is an oft-ignored — yet incredibly effective — way to manage mental illness, including schizophrenia.
An illustration of adaptogenic herbs
By Catherine Guthrie
Adaptogenic herbs like ginseng are great for battling stress and boosting your overall immunity, strength, and resilience.
Heritage wheat bread loaf
By Karen Olson
Why more farmers are growing heirloom-wheat varieties that are less troublesome for people with gluten sensitivities.
eggs ? bacon
By Karen Olson
Five key types of food combos to avoid and what they can teach us about how to eat for better health (and less digestive distress).
Nutrients Go Missing
By Matthew Kadey
Eating an optimal mix of vitamins and minerals is one of the most important things we can do for our health. Here's how to enhance your diet with five key nutrients.
Tofu, soybeans, and a variety of other soy products are shown.
By Mary Vance
That is the question many health experts are asking about this hugely popular protein. While it does deliver some nutritional benefits, it's best to enjoy in moderation.
Pantry items for your kitchen
By Betsy Nelson
Stock your cupboards with wholesome essentials and create easy, satisfying meals — fast.
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