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    Aging

    Anti-Aging Miracles -- Your Guide to Healthy Longevity

    Aging is recognized as an inevitable part of life, so, as most people believe, we might as well accept it with grace. The truth is, though growing older is inevitable, many of the effects of aging are preventable.

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    Alzheimer's

    Alzheimer's: Separating Fact from Fiction

    Learn the myths associated with this disease, the common symptoms, and the benefits of early detection.

    How Do I Reduce My Chances of Getting Alzheimer's?

    Studies show that you have the potential to improve your brain function simply by giving your brain what it wants and avoiding the things it hates.

    Meet Our Newest Family Member, Alzheimer's Disease

    The den scene served as a pivotal moment in my life. It forced reality upon my denial. No longer could I deny the fact that Papa Ray had indeed joined the ranks of millions of Alzheimer’s disease victims.

    Tips for Families Suffering with Alzheimer's

    Here are a few tips for Christians who want to care for caregivers, Alzheimer’s patients, and their families.

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    Arthritis

    Reverse Your Arthritis Naturally

    Did you know that the primary agents used by conventional doctors to treat this condition provide temporary pain relief, but may actually increase the destruction of cartilage lining the ends of the bone? These drugs simply mask pain, and you are unaware that your condition is actually getting worse.

    Biblical Prescription for Arthritis

    You can overcome arthritis! God understands your pain and suffering, and He has provided natural, medical and spiritual ways for you to overcome your pain and be healed.

    Natural Ways to Combat Arthritis and Joint Pain

    Up until now the general belief in the United States was that arthritis, particularly osteoarthritis, was incurable. That is why the commonly used treatment was designed only to relieve the pain and make the patient more comfortable. But the root of the problem was never addressed.

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    Beauty

    How to Wear Valentine's Red

    Find that perfect shade for your lips just in time.

    Revive Dry Skin and Hair

    Has the weather outside been frightful and your skin not so delightful? It's time to moisturize and let it glow!

    When Beauty Expires

    Old makeup is full of bacteria that can cause major skin irritations. Know when to throw away your beauty products.

    Are Your Cosmetics Making You Sick?

    Find out about some ingredients in your makeup that cause allergies and even cancer.

    The Fabulous Fall Face

    Esthetician Shelly Ballestero shows us what to look for in makeup this autumn season.

    Your Beauty Questions Answered

    Skin care secrets that really work, brought to you by esthetician Shelly Ballestero.

    The Do-It-Yourself Home Spa Party

    Skip the expensive spa trip; give yourself and your friends well-deserved beauty treatments at your home instead.

    Making Your Man Look Grand

    With Father's Day around the corner, here are tips to bringing out the best in your husband.

    Ten Dental Mistakes Women Make

    If you are a woman over the age of 35, this information is particularly pertinent to your overall health.

    The Pampered Pantry

    Here are some home remedies that can help your overall appearance. Open the fridge, and let the beauty treatments begin.

    Ten Common Beauty Mistakes

    Dr. John Anders of Anders Medical Corp. has compiled what he considers the top ten oversights women over the age of 35 routinely make in regard to maintaining the health of their skin, hair, and nails.

    Looking Fabulous... On a Budget!

    Up until now the general belief in the United States was that arthritis, particularly osteoarthritis, was incurable. That is why the commonly used treatment was designed only to relieve the pain and make the patient more comfortable. But the root of the problem was never addressed.

    Best Face Forward

    Many people don’t think about skin care until they begin to notice fine lines and wrinkles. Madeline Balletta, founder of Bee-Alive, Inc., suggests that it is never too early to begin taking care of your skin.

    Building Beauty From Within

    Discover the right proteins to stay slim, build muscle, and grow thick hair and strong nails!

    Mirror Mirror On The Wall How To Have Healthy Hair Skin and Nails

    The skin is the first aging sign we tend to see in ourselves. We all want to find ways to keep our skin beautiful, soft, and we hope, wrinkle free. We will each get some wrinkles, but nobody wants them prematurely! Judy McFarland explains how your diet can help your skin.

     

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    Cancer

    Ten Ways to Encourage Women with Breast Cancer

    Practical tips on how you can think pink throughout the year.

    Think Pink

    October welcomes cooler weather and community harvest celebrations. It also brings an important focus: breast cancer awareness.

    Biblical Prescription for Cancer

    God has provided both natural and supernatural agents to help you win the war that is raging inside of your body. He has a plan of divine health, whether you are battling cancer or trying to prevent it altogether.

    What I Would Do If I Had Cancer

    Dr. Julian Whitaker suggests that by dramatically strengthening the bodys immune system through diet, nutritional supplements, and exercise, the body can rid itself of cancer as it does other degenerative diseases.

    Slash Your Cancer Risk by Up To 80 Percent

    Did you know that an estimated 80 to 90 percent of all cancers can be prevented by lifestyle choices? Dr. Julian Whitaker recommends a diet that emphasizes low fat, moderate protein intake, and lots of vegetables and fresh fruits; copious amounts of nutritional supplements; and regular exercise.

    New Treatments for Prostate Problems

    For patients with small tumors, conventional treatment may be more dangerous than the disease. Read why Dr. Julian Whitaker says prostate cancer should not necessarily be treated with surgery or chemotherapy.

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    Headaches

    Learn how to eliminate your headaches through good nutrition, exercise, vitamins, and spiritual steps of faith. Dr. Don Colbert shows you how.

    Arthritis

    You can overcome arthritis! God understands your pain and suffering, and He has provided natural, medical and spiritual ways for you to overcome your pain and be healed.

    Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia

    Physical and spiritual refreshment can be yours as you learn how to arm yourself against symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, such as unrelenting fatigue, mild fever, joint pain, and depression.

    Cancer

    God has provided both natural and supernatural agents to help you win the war that is raging inside of your body. He has a plan of divine health, whether you are battling cancer or trying to prevent it altogether.

    Heart Disease

    Even though heart disease will be responsible for almost half of the deaths in America this year, it is one of the most treatable and preventable of all afflictions! These lifestyle changes can help reverse the disease and prevent additional damage.

    Menopause

    The years of menopause can be a rich harvest of all the good things you have planted throughout the years. It is certainly a time of change - but it is natural, healthy and can be very positive. If you are struggling with the transition, God wants to renew you - body, mind and spirit.

    Allergies

    God does not want you to be a victim of allergies. Discover valuable information that can help you feel better, healthier and even younger.

    Anxiety & Depression

    God has provided you with natural and spiritual resources to defeat depression and anxiety. Let's take a closer look!

    Osteoporosis

    Dr. Don Colbert provides practical steps that you can take to overcome the effects of this disease through natural methods of good nutrition, vitamins, supplements, lifestyle changes and exercise.

    Diabetes

    More than 15 million Americans suffer from diabetes -- and a third of them don't even know it! Are you one of them? If you are experiencing insatiable thirst, dizziness, disorientation, or even fainting, you could be suffering from this disease.

     

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    Depression

    My Struggle With Bipolar Disorder

    Author Jim Robinson shares his own battle.

    Depression: Helping Those Who Suffer

    While no one can predict how long a depressive season will endure, friends can gently promote a few healthy patterns.

    Biblical Prescriptions for Anxiety & Depression

    God has provided you with natural and spiritual resources to defeat depression and anxiety. Let's take a closer look!

    10 Tips for Managing Your Depression

    Many churches and communities have depression support groups. Connect with people who understand depression and the recovery process.

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    Diabetes

    Knock Out Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes is almost totally preventable. Staying fit and lean reduces your odds of developing diabetes by more than 90 percent.

    Silent Killer: The Link Between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

    The medical complications of obesity come from the “silent” inflammation it generates within your body.

    Type 2 Diabetes -- Are You at Risk?

    Learn what to avoid and what to add to your diet to decrease your risk of developing this disease.

     

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    Emotional Wellness

    Painful Laughter

    It's hard when a loved one's health fails. But I've learned it's best to stay focused on God, not the situation.

    Holiday Stress Survival Guide

    This Christmas avoid those pitfalls that can lead to tension and a worn-out spirit.

    Rejuvenate Your Body and Spirit

    Do more than just beauty treatments. Go for a soul makeover.

    Giving Thanks: Your Key to Well-Being

    Discover what recent studies show: an attitude of gratitude makes you healthier.

    Ten Ways to Fight PMS Naturally

    There is no need to suffer anymore. Discover ten natural remedies to ease discomfort.

    Stress Relief for High Achieving Women

    Nix those nagging symptoms of anxiousness and find the rest you need.

    Pack Your Bags, America

    Taking time off from work is key to a healthy lifestyle, yet many Americans are ditching vacation in favor of staying in the rat race.

    Joyce Meyer's Health Remedy for Busy People

    Despite her busy ministry schedule, bestselling author and popular Christian speaker, Joyce Meyer, took time out to answer the following e-mail interview questions about the discoveries she outlines in her latest book about health, Look Great, Feel Great.

    Ten Tips for Getting a Good Night's Rest

    New Life Ministries makes these practical suggestions.

    10 Tips for Managing Your Depression

    Many churches and communities have depression support groups. Connect with people who understand depression and the recovery process.

    Biblical Prescriptions for Anxiety & Depression

    God has provided you with natural and spiritual resources to defeat depression and anxiety. Let's take a closer look!

    Beat Stress Before It Beats You

    It's all around us, from job pressures to family situations. From road rage to the nightly news -- we can't escape stress. But we can take some steps to deal with it more effectively.

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    Fitness

    Choose a Fitness Facility That Fits You

    Learn from these fitness trainers what you should look for when shopping for a gym.

    High Hopes

    Trish Porter, a 1988 U.S. Olympian, has raised the bar on fitness and fulfilled a lifelong dream.

    Ward off Those Winter Blahs

    Find these great ways to keep moving even when it's icy outside.

    Healthy Holidays

    Adjust your goals and expectations so that you can enjoy fun with friends and family.

    Eliminate Chronic Ailments

    Don't rely on prescription meds. There is a cheaper and better way to decrease pain and improve your health.

    From Food Addict to Fit

    Learn how you can regain control of your eating habits and discover true fitness.

    Hope for the Fitness Challenged

    I don’t know whether it was the conviction of the Holy Spirit about taking better care of my body, or the fact that my favorite jeans no longer fit, but I decided it was time to take action.

    Never Have a Heart Attack

    Utilize your Christian faith and your knowledge of physiology to avoid deadly disease.

    Top Ten Exercise Errors

    Want a successful workout? Learn to avoid these simple mistakes women over 35 commonly make.

    Ten Fitness Tips for a Healthy Summer

    It’s summer time, and it would serve us well to be reminded of some useful health and fitness tips while preparing for our summer agenda.

    Fitness, One Small Step at a Time

    I had heard about step aerobics classes for years, but deeming the concept gimmicky and maybe even a bit sissy, I hadn’t gone to the fitness cente

    Who Has Time to Exercise?

    How can you incorporate physical activity with all that goes on in your day? Here are some ideas for each of the categories.

    Clean Home, Fit Body

    In this article you will see how the annual ritual of spring cleaning can be a legitimate form of “exercise”.

    Finding Your Resting Place

    If your workouts just don’t yield the results you expect, then prepare to discover a solution that will strengthen your spirit.

    A Can-Do Approach to Weight-Lifting

    Who says you need fancy equipment or a set of dumb bells to start a simple strength training program? All you need are a few kitchen items to get pumping.

    Should Christians Do Yoga?

    Should Christians be practicing yoga, considering the questionable Hindu underpinnings? If not, is there a safer, Christian alternative that could keep our physical bodies in top shape?

    Bouncing Back After Baby Arrives

    In her book Bouncing Back from Pregnancy (Nelson Books, 2005), chiropractor Dr. Sheri Lerner gives nutrition, exercise, and stress management tips for pregnant women and new mothers based on her personal experience of giving birth for the first time at age 36.

    Getting Your Health Back into Alignment

    Did you know that simply exercising aerobically for only ten minutes several times a week can have a powerful effect on your overall health? This powerful tidbit is just one of the valuable pieces of information Dr. Ben Lerner told me in an interview recently.

    Understanding Cardio Endurance

    There are three things that affect our cardio endurance: how often we exercise, how intensely we exercise, and how long each workout lasts.

    Time to Move!

    Exercise is important for our health, our outlook, and our quality of life. Physical imbalance is a serious problem, and yet the remedy is simple: We need to eat better, eat less, and get moving.

    Christian Fitness: Is the Church Slacking Off?

    Sad to say, but you probably won’t find any great Christian programming in churches or fitness facilities any time soon.

    'Jen'ergy: Fitness Chick Powers Music With Faith

    Jeni Varnadeau is always moving. After a hefty morning workout with free weights at the Uptown Y in Downtown Nashville, when most of us might be tempted to wind it down just a little, Varnadeau is picking up speed.

    Habit Forming Winter Walks

    Get into your winter boots and step into your very own winter adventure.

    Why Do An Express Workout?

    By taking small steps daily, eventually you can find the time to change your life. Consider the following suggestions and you will have time for at least 30 to 45 minutes of activity per day and up to three to five hours total per week.

    'Fun'ctional Fitness

    If you’ve been tortured by low-carb meals and unmotivated to use your gym membership it is time to openly ask the question you’ve been secretly wondering… Where’s the FUN factor?

    Shopping for a Christian Fitness Club

    You can find Christian medical, health, and fitness professionals actively and unapologetically taking a Christian approach to the work they do. A Christian trainer will help you learn to be a good steward of your body.

    10 Tips to Getting Your Exercise Program off to a Good Start

    Once you make the decision to exercise regularly, how do you develop a plan to follow through with it? We have ten ideas to help.

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    Dr. Leo Galland

    Warming Winter Spices

    Spices do more than bring flavor to our foods -- they also keep us healthy. Learn which spices Dr. Galland loves best.

    Supercharge Your Metabolism

    Increase your rate of fat burning through this nutritional weight loss plan.

    Stay Well This Holiday

    Learn dietary principles to build your immunity.

    Knock Out Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes is almost totally preventable. Staying fit and lean reduces your odds of developing diabetes by more than 90 percent.

    Solving America's Obesity Crisis

    Obesity causes greater health care costs than any other medical condition or factor, including cigarette smoking.

     

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    Health Awareness

    Why You Should Give Blood

    January is National Volunteer Blood Donor month, and your donation of blood could save someone's life.

    Avoid Catching the Flu

    'Tis the season... for flu, that is. That's why it is important to follow these rules to ensure optimal health.

    Alzheimer's: Separating Fact from Fiction

    November is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, a time to replace fiction with fact as Alzheimer’s disease promises to become more prevalent as the population ages.

    Ten Ways to Encourage Women with Breast Cancer

    Practical tips on how you can think pink throughout the year.

    Think Pink

    October welcomes cooler weather and community harvest celebrations. It also brings an important focus: breast cancer awareness.

     

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    Heart Disease

    Heart Health for Men at Any Age

    Here's a look at a man's heart throughout the decades of his life and some important tips for keeping it strong.

    The Heart Attack Culprit

    It's the No. 1 killer today, but are cholesterol levels really the controlling factor in heart attacks?

    Reverse Your Heart Disease Naturally

    People with advanced heart disease are often told bypass surgery is the only option. What they arent told is that you can prevent heart diseaseeven if youre at high risk; that you can reverse iteven if youve had a heart attack; and that you dont need powerful prescription drugs or surgery to do this.

    Biblical Prescription for Heart Disease

    Even though heart disease will be responsible for almost half of the deaths in America this year, it is one of the most treatable and preventable of all afflictions! These lifestyle changes can help reverse the disease and prevent additional damage.

     

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    Judy McFarland

    Building Beauty From Within

    Discover the right proteins to stay slim, build muscle, and grow thick hair and strong nails!

    Mirror Mirror On The Wall: How To Have Healthy Hair Skin and Nails

    The skin is the first aging sign we tend to see in ourselves. We all want to find ways to keep our skin beautiful, soft, and we hope, wrinkle free. We will each get some wrinkles, but nobody wants them prematurely! Judy McFarland explains how your diet can help your skin.

    Men's Unique Challenges: Anti-Aging Therapies for Men

    Nutritionist Judy McFarland provides "Anti-Aging Therapies for Mens Special Needs".

    Natural Ways to Combat Arthritis and Joint Pain

    Up until now the general belief in the United States was that arthritis, particularly osteoarthritis, was incurable. That is why the commonly used treatment was designed only to relieve the pain and make the patient more comfortable. But the root of the problem was never addressed.

    The Keys to Fighting Exhaustion, Irritability, or Depression

    Don't let hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) ruin your physical, mental and emotional health. Judy McFarland explains how regulating your blood sugar levels can help.

    The Latest Research on Vitamin E

    Studies reveal how vitamin E can protect your heart, build immunity and prevent age spots.

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    Dino Nowak

    Dino Answers Your Health Questions - Weight Gain and Knee Pain

    I have knee injuries and can't walk very far. I'm only 56 and want to exercise without causing additional pain to my knees. I also need help losing weight in my middle and hips

    Dino Answers Your Health Questions - Workout Without Fatigue

    I lift weights four days a week and eat healthily. How soon before I see results, and why am I so tired?

    Dino Answers Your Health Questions - Joint Problems

    I really want to get started getting fit, but I am 60 pounds overweight and I have a lot of joint problems. What can I do?

    Dino Answers Your Health Questions - Weight Gain

    I am a 27-year-old man who is underweight. What is the best way for me to put on the pounds healthily?

    Dino Answers Your Health Questions - Autoimmune Issues

    I was diagnosed with lupus, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome about seven years ago, and I'm not getting any better.

    Who Has Time to Exercise?

    How can you incorporate physical activity with all that goes on in your day? Here are some ideas for each of the categories.

    Clean Home, Fit Body

    In this article you will see how the annual ritual of spring cleaning can be a legitimate form of “exercise”.

    Tips for Healthier Grocery Shopping

    Learn pointers from fitness trainer Dino Nowak on how to shop for healthy groceries and not waste your time in the store.

    Enjoy the Holidays Without the Guilt

    Your goal this year is to get through unscathed and still be able to enjoy yourself and your family.

    Seven Absolutes of Healthy Eating

    With 65 percent of all Americans battling the bulge and more confused than ever, who do you listen to and who can you trust?

     

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    Nutrition

    Slow Carbs, Not No Carbs

    Eating well is about choosing the correct carbohydrates filled with natural nutrients, not avoiding them altogether.

    Slay the Pain

    Inflammation is at the root of many painful conditions, including arthritis. The good news: we can combat these ills.

    I am God's Temple!

    Your resolution to lose weight and eat right in 2007 is within your power.

    Trigger Your Fat Burning Capacity

    Dr. Lopez notes that it takes more than counting calories and exercise to lose weight.

    Stay Well This Holiday

    Learn dietary principles to build your immunity.

    Preventing Brain Drain

    The key to a keen mind is taking the offensive and stopping neurological diseases before they stop you.

    Get Stronger Bones With Soy

    Consumption of soybeans, as well as other healthy foods, is associated with beneficial changes in bone health.

    Soy’s Powerful Antioxidant Benefits

    The isoflavones found in soy can be key to reducing oxidative stress and helping you maintain your overall health.

    Tips for Healthier Grocery Shopping

    Learn pointers from fitness trainer Dino Nowak on how to shop for healthy groceries and not waste your time in the store.

    Good Nutrition for a Fast-Food Generation

    Moderation and wise decision making can be modeled to your children in many ways, one of which is in your food and restaurant selection.

    Rubin's Roadmap for Your Health

    According to Rubin, the pathway to a healthy lifestyle begins with implementing the Seven Weeks of Wellness program that is based on scriptural principles.

    Enjoy the Holidays Without the Guilt

    Your goal this year is to get through unscathed and still be able to enjoy yourself and your family.

    Is Chocolate Good for You?

    Don’t avoid this sweet treat in the name of better health. According to one experienced primary-care physician, chocolate may have some wellness benefits.

    Herbal Supplements: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

    Many of us have become so relaxed about munching down herbs that we don’t think of (or know) the ramifications of our munching.

    What You Need to Know About Supplements

    Can we get all the nutrients and nutrition we need just by taking a special capsule? Can we outsmart Mother Nature and prevent aging and disease with supplements?

    Biblical Nutrition for Ailing Believers

    Too many people coast through life without realizing that at least 80 percent of disease is lifestyle related.

    Blood Sugar 911

    After experiencing periods of increased jittery nerves, violent trembling, and fainting – all signs of severely low blood sugar – author Dennis Pollock was on a mission to change his diet.

    Healthy Breakfasts That are Fast and Easy

    Brad Bloom from Faith & Fitness Magazine offers these tips to make your morning meal healthy.

    What the Great Physician Says About Your Health

    Jordan S. Rubin suffered from a serious digestive illness until he decided to make the Bible his owner's manual for health.

    10 Eating and Exercise Changes That Really Make a Difference

    We live in a “Do it/Want it Now!” culture. When we apply that mindset to our weight loss journey, we find ourselves losing the race.

    Healthy Habits for More Energy

    Do you use coffee or sodas for a boost when your energy is low? This may help temporarily, but soon your energy level will be back where it started. Follow these tips to increase your energy – the natural way.

    Indian Summer: Four Tips for Healthy Eating

    Summer is almost over, but September weekends are often perfect for those last few cookouts, road trips, and long days at the beach before fall weather arrives. For those who are still savoring the warm weather, here are some tips to help you eat healthy.

    Coffee Talk: Is All That Caffeine Really Keeping You On the Go?

    Over 400 billion cups of coffee are consumed every year, making it the world's most popular beverage. But is coffee really helping to pick you up like you think it is?

    "Bee" Energized

    Anyone can be prone to a lack of energy, regardless of age, race, gender or occupation. Here are some tips to help boost your daily energy level.

    Inside the Beehive: Nature's Secret for Better Health

    For centuries, people around the world have used natural products from the beehive for a variety of health and beauty benefits.

    Quick Tips for a Healthier Diet and a More Energized Life

    Even if you just incorporate one of these tips today, you'll be a step closer to a healthier diet and a more energized life.

    God's Pharmacy: Why I Believe in Natural Products

    More and more doctors are promoting the virtues of vitamins, herbs, and dietary supplements, along with a nutritious diet, to support a healthier lifestyle.

    27 Most Overlooked Natural Remedies and Cures

    Read about natural remedies and cures that conventional physicians dont prescribe, either because they dont know about them or because they choose to rely on therapies theyve always used, even though these treatments can be dangerous and, in many cases, far more expensive.

     

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    Pat's Robust Living Secrets

    Pat's Age-Defying Protein Pancake

    Guilt-free pancakes? Yes! Try Pat's Age-Defying Protein Pancakes for a breakfast that fights disease, protects your heart and tastes great!

    Pat Robertson's Age-Defying Shake

    One of Pat's secrets to keeping his energy high and his vitality soaring is his age-defying protein shake. Pat developed a delicious, refreshing shake, filled with energy-producing nutrients.

    Pat's Age-Defying Antioxidants

    Where does Pat Robertson get the powerhouse energy to do the things he loves and keep up with his day to day tasks? Pat's secret to keeping his energy high comes from taking his age-defying protein shake and his age-defying antioxidants.

    Pat's Weight Loss Challenge

    A Healthier Heart & Pat's Exercise Poster

     

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    Dr. Barry Sears

    The Cholesterol Myth

    Why cholesterol isn't the main culprit in the incidence of heart disease, as we have been led to believe.

    Curing ADD in Children

    Skip the Ritalin. Here's a way to help kids suffering from attention deficit disorder without the drugs.

    Preventing Brain Drain

    The key to a keen mind is taking the offensive and stopping neurological diseases before they stop you.

    Reduce the Ravages of Stress

    Too much cortisol, triggered by stress, can lead to aging. Dr. Sears offers his advice.

    Heart Disease: Cholesterol Not the Bad Guy

    Fifty percent of those hospitalized with heart attacks have normal cholesterol. What's to blame for heart disease?

    ‘Brain Food’ Key to Miner’s Amazing Recovery

    The recent return home of the only survivor of the Sago mine disaster, Randall McCloy, is being touted as a medical miracle. 

    The Sago Mine Survivor Miracle

    In what most people are describing as a medical miracle, Randall McCloy Jr., the only surviving miner of the West Virginia Sago Mine disaster, has returned home. McCloy endured more than 40 hours trapped underground in a collapsed mine exposed to carbon monoxide before being liberated.

    Omega 3 Fish Oils and Diet Help Alleviate Depression

    Depression has increased significantly in the past century, with nearly 20 million people now affected by it. The increase in its incidence correlates very well with our decreasing intake of fish and fish oil in the same time period.

    Build a Better Athlete

    If my dietary recommendations can help prevent heart disease and strengthen your heart, can they also improve athletic performance? The answer is a resounding yes.

    Perform Like a World-Class Athlete

    In part two of this two-part series, Dr. Barry Sears explains how his secret dietary weapon not only worked for professional athletes, but can work for the average person as well.

    Maintaining a Healthy Brain

    With growing frequency, news items appear about the benefits of fish oil – especially about studies showing that fish oil helps the brain in some way.

    How Do I Reduce My Chances of Getting Alzheimer's?

    Studies show that you have the potential to improve your brain function simply by giving your brain what it wants and avoiding the things it hates.

    Why It Hurts

    In part three of this series, Dr. Barry Sears considers the effects of inflammation on breathing and digestion.

    Knock Out Arthritis, Autoimmune Diseases, and Wrinkles

    Dr. Barry Sears explains why inflammation is the culprit and offers an unusual solution.

    Why it Hurts: Pain and Inflammation

    You don't have to live with the pain of chronic or inflammatory maladies. The key is balancing the hormone called eicosanoids, and Dr. Sears shows you how.

    Women’s Health: PMS, Menopause, and Beyond

    In my last column, I wrote about women’s health, specifically fish oil and fertility and the surprising connection between the two. Now let’s examine how my dietary plan can impact a woman as she ages.

    Fish Oil and Fertility: A Surprising Connection

    An adult female’s unique hormonal life can be divided into three distinct time periods: pre-menopause (menstruation and pregnancy), menopause, and post-menopause. Let’s see how my dietary program can help alleviate conditions that may occur through the pre-menopause phase of her life.

    A Fishy Solution to Better Health

    Dr. Barry Sears explains the importance of ultra refined fish oil for improved health.

    What Is Really to Blame for Our Bad Health?

    By virtually every marker of national wellness, America ranks relatively low compared to other developed countries of the world. I believe much of this is due to the epidemic increase of silent inflammation in our society. The inevitable question is: who is to blame for this dramatic increase in silent inflammation and its negative impact on our wellness?

    A Silent Killer in Our Midst

    Dr. Barry Sears explains how you could be in the early stages of developing a chronic disease -- and not even know it.

    'Silent' Factors That Could be Making You Sick

    Dr. Barry Sears explains how you could be in the early stages of developing a chronic disease -- and not even know it.

    Silent Killer: The Link Between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

    The medical complications of obesity come from the “silent” inflammation it generates within your body.

    Type 2 Diabetes -- Are You at Risk?

    Learn what to avoid and what to add to your diet to decrease your risk of developing this disease.

    Diet, Stress, and Emotions: The Mind-Body-Diet Connection

    To control your emotions and your immune system, you have to have some means to break the inflammatory cycle. That's where high-dose fish oil comes in.

    Omega 3 Fish Oils and Diet Help Alleviate Depression

    Depression has increased significantly in the past century, with nearly 20 million people now affected by it. Dr. Barry Sears explains how the increase in its incidence correlates very well with our decreasing intake of fish and fish oil in the same time period.

    The Heart Attack Culprit

    It's the No. 1 killer today, but are cholesterol levels really the controlling factor in heart attacks?

    Q & A with Zone Diet Creator Dr. Barry Sears

    For an eye-opening look at your health, check out the astonishing findings that Dr. Barry Sears, creator of the Zone Diet, has discovered about the benefits of ultra-refined fish oil in his 30 years of intensive study.

     

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    Dr. Aaron Tabor

    Get Stronger Bones With Soy

    Consumption of soybeans, as well as other healthy foods, is associated with beneficial changes in bone health.

    Soy’s Powerful Antioxidant Benefits

    The isoflavones found in soy can be key to reducing oxidative stress and helping you maintain your overall health.

    Soy: The Super Protein

    High quality proteins provide the best and most efficient way to meet human nutritional needs.

    Support Better Memory With Soy

    An aging senior once said, “Of all the things I miss the most, I miss my memory!” None of us should have to face the loss of our most precious moments.

    Soy for Your Kidneys?

    Medical studies suggest that soy protein with its isoflavones may have multiple benefits for supporting kidney health and is an excellent choice for adding vegetable protein to one’s diet.

    Conquer Your Sweet Tooth!

    Research studies show that when Americans get the urge to snack, it's the sugar-filled treats that cause the most damage to our health and waistline. Try this battle plan for conquering your sugar addiction.

    Reduce Feelings of Hunger With Soy

    As we grow older, and exercise less, the task of staying fit and trim becomes even more difficult. And while a sensible diet combined with exercise is still the best answer, new research shows that soy can play a major role in helping you achieve your weight loss goals faster.

    Can Soy Support Weight Loss?

    An estimated 61 percent of American adults are now considered overweight or obese, with the biggest weight gain among Baby Boomers age 50 and older.

    Soy May Support Better PMS Health by Balancing Hormone Levels

    What Causes PMS? Studies link the symptoms of PMS to high levels of estrogen in a woman’s body before and during menstruation. Premenopausal women with elevated estrogen levels experience more frequent and severe PMS symptoms. Soy may support better menstrual health by favorably altering estrogen levels and estrogen metabolism.

    Reduce Free Radicals in Your Body with Soy

    Getting enough antioxidants in your diet to promote healthier tissues is essential to reduce the unwanted effects of these free radicals.

    Can Soy Support Menopause, Perimenopause, & Postmenopause?

    Menopause is a natural stage of life all women experience as they age. And while it may be normal, it certainly doesn't feel normal. Let's review what causes menopause, what you can expect, and how soy may help.

    Can Soy Support Energy & Workouts?

    Whether you need more energy to keep up with a busy schedule, your daily work out, or to simply enjoy life, soy protein may support better energy levels.

    Soy Supports Diabetic Health

    The good news is that better Type 2 Diabetic health can often be supported with meal planning, exercise and weight loss. Clinical research evidence shows that soy is a very smart nutritional choice.

     

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    Vitamins

    The Only Vitamin Guide You'll Ever Need

    If you want to be healthy, you have to live a healthy lifestyle. This means choosing more healthy alternatives over less-healthy alternatives. One of those choices is vitamin and mineral supplementation.

    The Latest Research on Vitamin E

    New studies reveal how vitamin E can protect your heart, build immunity and prevent age spots.

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    Weight Loss

    Say No to This Weight Loss Drug

    New over-the-counter drug alli is supposed to absorb 25 percent of the fat from your meal. But Dr. Len Lopez says this is the worst thing you can do for your body.

    Beating the Snack Attack

    It is not only the after-school kids who enjoy a good afternoon snack. Every day at 3 p.m. I hear the vending machine calling my name.

    Lighten Up Your Favorite Foods

    A healthy diet doesn't mean that you have to give up all the foods you love. You just have to lighten them up a bit.

    The Non-Dieters Guide to Dieting

    How does a junk-food junkie like me change her ways? One small step at a time.

    Trigger Your Fat Burning Capacity

    Dr. Lopez notes that it takes more than counting calories and exercise to lose weight.

    Supercharge Your Metabolism

    Increase your rate of fat burning through this nutritional weight loss plan.

    Stay Well This Holiday

    Learn dietary principles to build your immunity.

    Solving America's Obesity Crisis

    Dr. Galland presents a diet plan that reduces the inflammation that is making you fat.

    Burn Fat and Increase Your Metabolism

    Here are eight ways to keep your system running optimally and keep the pounds off.

    Ransomed from Bulimia's Battlefield

    Kim Davidson shares how she fought her eating disorder and won through the help of Christ.

    How Not to Overeat

    Ten ways to curb your tendencies to consume more calories than you need

    Truths That Will Trim Your Waistline

    Can keeping yourself from reaching for that delectable candy bar or just one more teeny handful of potato chips be as simple as telling yourself, “Stop It!” when faced with such temptations? Well… yes and no.

    The Jolt That Moves Us

    Stopping destructive thoughts and actions has the power to open up a life you think could never be possible. This good life, filled with meaning and purpose, is well within your grasp. To experience it, however, you must stop the bad on the way to starting the good.

    Seven Absolutes of Healthy Eating

    With 65 percent of all Americans battling the bulge and more confused than ever, who do you listen to and who can you trust?

    Blood Sugar 911

    After experiencing periods of increased jittery nerves, violent trembling, and fainting – all signs of severely low blood sugar – author Dennis Pollock was on a mission to change his diet.

    Enjoy the Holidays Without the Guilt

    The following five tips will set you on the right path to getting through the holiday season while still allowing you to partake in the festivities.

    If Diets Really Work, Why Am I Still Fat?

    Celebrity trainer Dino Nowak wants to set the record straight. After watching many of his clients waste money on weight loss products that did not work, and suffer with diets they couldn't stick to, he decided to write a book that would give people honest answers to their weight loss problems.

    Conquer Your Sweet Tooth!

    Research studies show that when Americans get the urge to snack, it's the sugar-filled treats that cause the most damage to our health and waistline. Try this battle plan for conquering your sugar addiction.

    Body by God: A Conversation with Bestselling Author Dr. Ben Lerner

    Author, nutritionist and former Olympic coach Dr. Ben Lerner discusses his new book, Body by God: The Owners Manual for Maximized Living, the overwhelming obesity problem here in the United States, and practical ways to attain the body shape you desire.

    How To Eat in a Restaurant

    Cardiologist Arthur Agatston initially developed "The South Beach Diet" to help his heart patients lose weight. The diet quickly became very popular as people discovered its effectiveness. Read an excerpt from Agatston's book The South Beach Diet: The Doctor Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss.

    No Willpower Weight Loss System

    Moderate to severe obesity is an unwanted burden for more than five out of ten adult Americans. Yet many of those who are overweight try over and overunsuccessfully to lose their excess pounds.

     

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    Dr. Julian Whitaker

    What I Would Do If I Had Cancer

    Dr. Julian Whitaker suggests that by dramatically strengthening the bodys immune system through diet, nutritional supplements, and exercise, the body can rid itself of cancer as it does other degenerative diseases.

    The Only Vitamin Guide You'll Ever Need

    If you want to be healthy, you have to live a healthy lifestyle. This means choosing more healthy alternatives over less-healthy alternatives. One of those choices is vitamin and mineral supplementation.

    Anti-Aging Miracles -- Your Guide to Healthy Longevity

    Aging is recognized as an inevitable part of life, so, as most people believe, we might as well accept it with grace. The truth is, though growing older is inevitable, many of the effects of aging are preventable.

    No Willpower Weight Loss System

    Moderate to severe obesity is an unwanted burden for more than five out of ten adult Americans. Yet many of those who are overweight try over and overunsuccessfully to lose their excess pounds.

    27 Most Overlooked Natural Remedies and Cures

    Read about natural remedies and cures that conventional physicians dont prescribe, either because they dont know about them or because they choose to rely on therapies theyve always used, even though these treatments can be dangerous and, in many cases, far more expensive.

    Reverse Your Arthritis Naturally

    Did you know that the primary agents used by conventional doctors to treat this condition provide temporary pain relief, but may actually increase the destruction of cartilage lining the ends of the bone? These drugs simply mask pain, and you are unaware that your condition is actually getting worse.

    Reverse Your Heart Disease Naturally

    People with advanced heart disease are often told bypass surgery is the only option. What they arent told is that you can prevent heart diseaseeven if youre at high risk; that you can reverse iteven if youve had a heart attack; and that you dont need powerful prescription drugs or surgery to do this.

    Miraculous Pain Relief

    Over 40 million peoplethats more than 15 percent of the American populationsuffer from chronic back pain. Even more startling, though, is the fact that 50 percent of all Americans have at least one day of back pain a year that interferes with their daily routine, and the average duration of such back-related incapacity is six days. Read Dr. Whitaker's suggestions to help stop the pain.

    Slash Your Cancer Risk by Up To 80 Percent

    Did you know that an estimated 80 to 90 percent of all cancers can be prevented by lifestyle choices? Dr. Julian Whitaker recommends a diet that emphasizes low fat, moderate protein intake, and lots of vegetables and fresh fruits; copious amounts of nutritional supplements; and regular exercise.

    New Treatments for Prostate Problems

    For patients with small tumors, conventional treatment may be more dangerous than the disease. Read why Dr. Julian Whitaker says prostate cancer should not necessarily be treated with surgery or chemotherapy.

    Today's Safest Hormone Replacement Therapies For Women

    "Once women reach their mid-forties, its likely theyve been told by their doctors that the only way to make it through menopause and prevent osteoporosis.

     

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    Women's Health

    Ten Ways to Encourage Women with Breast Cancer

    Practical tips on how you can think pink throughout the year.

    Think Pink

    October welcomes cooler weather and community harvest celebrations. It also brings an important focus: breast cancer awareness.

    Ten Ways to Fight PMS Naturally

    There is no need to suffer anymore. Discover ten natural remedies to ease discomfort.

    Stress Relief for High Achieving Women

    Nix those nagging symptoms of anxiousness and find the rest you need.

    Biblical Prescription for Menopause

    The years of menopause can be a rich harvest of all the good things you have planted throughout the years. It is certainly a time of change - but it is natural, healthy and can be very positive. If you are struggling with the transition, God wants to renew you - body, mind and spirit.

    Biblical Prescription for Osteoporosis

    Dr. Don Colbert provides practical steps that you can take to overcome the effects of this disease through natural methods of good nutrition, vitamins, supplements, lifestyle changes and exercise.

    Building Beauty From Within

    Discover the right proteins to stay slim, build muscle, and grow thick hair and strong nails!

    Today's Safest Hormone Replacement Therapies For Women

    "Once women reach their mid-forties, its likely theyve been told by their doctors that the only way to make it through menopause and prevent osteoporosis is with (synthetic) hormone replacement therapy. In my opinion, this is false information," says Dr. Julian Whitaker.

    Mirror Mirror On The Wall: How To Have Healthy Hair Skin and Nails

    The skin is the first aging sign we tend to see in ourselves. We all want to find ways to keep our skin beautiful, soft, and we hope, wrinkle free. We will each get some wrinkles, but nobody wants them prematurely! Judy McFarland explains how your diet can help your skin.

     

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