• Are You SAD? 6 Tips to Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

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    If you typically feel the winter blahs or the February blues, then you might be experiencing SAD, or seasonal affective disorder. SAD is a type of depression that affects people in the winter months because of the darkness from shorter days and grayer skies. It is more common in women than men and in the north than the south.......

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  • 6 Best Ways to Detox Your Lifestyle in 2021

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    Balancing work, family, social, and other obligations means we could likely all use a break from the stress of our modern world. Just as chemicals, food preservatives, and other toxic substances can build up in our bodies and negatively affect our health, our minds can hold onto their own forms of......

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  • 5 Black Vegans Working for a Healthier World

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    Throughout Black History Month, the Physicians Committee is highlighting some of the many Black doctors, chefs, restauranteurs, entrepreneurs, activists, and influencers who use their talents and voices to make the world a healthier, more compassionate place.

    Today, we want to shout out five Black vegan trailblazers whose work embodies that goal! We hope you......

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  • Protect Your Heart With These 4 Tips

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year over 800,000 Americans suffer a heart attack. Of these, over 600,000 are a first heart attack and about 200,000 happen to people who have already had a heart attack. Even more thought provoking is that about 1 in 5 heart attacks is silent, where......

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  • Dinner Today: Hearty Winter Quinoa Salad with Warm Apple Cider Vinaigrette

    After spending hours outside on a frozen pond over the weekend,  the last thing I felt like either making or eating was a salad. A body warming soup or a hearty stew seemed more appropriate, but this quinoa salad hit the spot. The key is the warm dressing. It softens everything up a bit and makes it a......

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  • 8 Best Detox Supplements for 2021

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    If you want to kick off 2021 with more vitality and increased overall health, supportive detox supplements are a good way to help reboot your system. Choosing a nutrient-rich diet is extremely important, but ridding your body of toxins from sugar, alcohol, and other fun foods you enjoyed over the holidays can also go a long......

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  • 5 Strategies for Supporting Mental Wellness

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    While we all may be breathing a collective sigh of relief that 2020 is now behind us, we are still facing many of the same challenges as we enter the new year – the COVID-19 pandemic, economic and social inequality, intense political division, and the climate crisis. While hope may be on the horizon, our mental, emotional and......

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  • 8 Best Liver Detox Supplements

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    Your liver is an organ crucial to life, and that means keeping it functioning and healthy is extremely important. Liver detox supplements can be helpful in supporting optimal liver function.

    Impressively, the liver performs more than 500 essential tasks. One of its vital roles is to remove toxins, but its ability to do so becomes limited if it is......

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  • Snack Today: Fuel-to-Go Mini Muffins

    If you need fuel before a workout, training session or a game, these mini muffins are perfect to give you usable energy when you want it. These muffins are tasty and can be thrown into a container for a quick, healthy alternative to a protein bar. They deliver high energy, pack nutrient-dense calories, and are low in sugar. Made with......

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  • 7 Great Items to Add to Your Gym Bag

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    Since it's a new year and many people have getting fit on their list of resolutions, I thought a blog about what should go into a natural gym bag might be a good idea. Now more than ever, it is important to make sure that you are being cautious and protecting yourself against viruses, bacteria and fungi... all......

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