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Natural Sleep Solutions

Some people are just born to sleep. Loud traffic? Keg party next door? Not even earthquakes will keep them from an appointed snooze! When insomnia becomes chronic, it can lead to numerous health problems, including

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Green Licorice Twist

As I was walking by a candy counter, I noticed an array of brightly colored and fetching twists: yellow, green, black, red licorice. I bought a green licorice twist, enjoyed the tangy taste of

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Seven OSM Resolutions We Promise to Help Make Stick

It’s just about now that we start losing our resolve to stick to our New Year’s resolutions. Instead of letting those good intentions slide, we want to help you stick to the ones that

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Beauty Is Wellness: Super Immunity Supper

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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Cancer in Your Cola?

Remember former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s failed attempt to restrict the availability of large-size high-calorie sodas in New York City? The outcry ranged from a defense of civil liberties to a discussion of individual rights

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Drink More Tea to Boost Your Health

Tea is 2014′s notable beverage trend, gaining popularity among mixologists and chefs alike. It doesn’t have to be green tea, either, though a great body of research proves just how beneficial green tea leaves can

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Orange Essential Oil: Healing and Expressive

I’ve been craving oranges. I’m not exactly sure what sparked my recent obsession. It could be that the winter this year feels endless, and they cheer me up. Or maybe my body is telling me

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Food Friday: The Exotic Table

In our upcoming March/April issue, we feature an interview with Aliya LeeKong, chef and author of the beautiful new book, Exotic Table (AdamsMedia). LeeKong is a chef without borders: her background is Indo-Pakistani and

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Top Tips to Stop Sugar Cravings

Did you know that sugar is hidden in 80 percent of the food available for purchase in the U.S.? Not only that, but many healthy carbohydrates convert to sugar in the body, and fresh

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HOT Cross-Training Trends

One type of workout isn’t enough anymore, and 2014 will be the year of cross training. Cross training uses different exercises to develop and train muscles in different ways and protects against overuse injury.

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