Eat to Nourish Your Body and Your Soul

It's National Nutrition Month, the perfect time to take a look at your relationship with food. Instead of thinking of food choices as what you “should” or “should not” eat, based on the nutrition fad or latest finding of the day, think of food as fuel for...
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A Message from The Heart

In recognition of National Heart Month, Dr. Vincent Leonti of Princeton Integrative Health shares his personal story and offers suggestions on living a truly heart-healthy life.  A former marathon runner, Dr. Leonti considered himself the  “picture of heart...
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Maintain a Healthy Weight for Life

Once again, the $66 billion dollar weight loss industry is ringing in the new year by ringing in the sales made from “resolutioners” looking for the “secret” to weight loss. Yet it’s no secret that fad diets don’t work, and that new year’s resolutions don’t...
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Skip the New Year's Resolutions. Rewrite Your Health History

The cat’s been out of the bag for a long time. New Year’s resolutions don’t work. Santa doesn’t come down the chimney either, although he is trying to lose weight and exercise more just like the rest of us. While we love holiday traditions and storytelling,...
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Gratitude Is Good for Your Health

Every year at Thanksgiving, we are reminded to acknowledge the goodness in our lives—the people and moments for which we are most grateful. It’s a wonderful tradition that sets the tone for a meaningful and authentic holiday season. Why stop there? At...
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Good Health Starts with a Healthy Gut

According to Hippocrates, “All disease begins in the gut,” a concept that has withstood the test of time. Like our brains, our guts play a significant role in regulating our metabolism as well as our mood, our thoughts and our hormones–essentially our overall...
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Cracking the Case for Coconut Oil

It’s not every day the American Heart Association (AHA) is challenged, especially when it comes to the basics of a heart-healthy diet. Yet, when then AHA reported last June that coconut oil is not a health food after all and can, in fact, raise your risk of...
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A Summer Tip: Don’t Pack Toxins in Your Beach Bag

Remember when heading to the beach meant slathering on the SPF 50, loading your bag with plastic water bottles, and hitting up the snack bar for fresh fish tacos? It wasn’t so long ago that these habits were hailed as healthy, safe and effective alternatives...
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Six Overlooked Causes of Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases affect more than 50 million Americans. With symptoms that range from stomach pain to joint pain to itchy skin and fatigue, autoimmune diseases are often underdiagnosed as they mimic those of so many other conditions. There are more than 80...
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The Hidden Dangers of Stress

Stress is a fact of life. Its symptoms manifest themselves in so many familiar ways that we often dismiss them. Headaches, backaches, insomnia, stomachaches, and even skin rashes and restless body movements could all be symptoms of a more serious problem....
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