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What Do the New FDA Food Labels Really Tell Us?

The FDA is proposing several changes to nutrition labels on food packages. We asked Nicolette Pace, M.S., R.D. and nationally recognized nutrition and lifestyle expert, why the change is so important and how it

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Thyroid Imbalance Becoming More Common

Two of my dear friends were diagnosed just this year with thyroid imbalances: One has hypothyroid, or underactive thyroid, and my other friend has been diagnosed with hyperactive, or overactive, thyroid. Both conditions seemed

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Natural Beauty Pick-Me-Ups for the Winter Blues

Winter can be hazardous to your beauty health. Like so many of you, my state has seen more than its share of treacherous ice, snow and freezing temperatures. The calendar may say March (the

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Riding with Resistance (and Ripples)

Aqua Cycling has been a go-to workout in Europe for several years, but it’s only recently made a splash in the States, where it’s also called Aqua Spinning. Who dreamed up the idea of

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Probiotics and Fermentation Made Easy

Coffee and chocolate were once made by live cultures and fermentation practices, a complicated chemical synthesis that occurs when you ingest live bacteria that aids your digestion and immune function. The process of fermentation and

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