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Can Practicing Yoga Help With Weight Loss?

While any form of physical exercise will help to burn calories and thus support weight-loss efforts, some forms of exercise are gentler on the body than others. Yoga is a great way to burn calories, increase muscle mass (which in… Continue Reading →

Wondering If You Should Consider Melatonin For Better Sleep?

If you have trouble falling asleep, consider melatonin. This hormone found in the pineal gland of the brain regulates our biological clock. Its secretion is stimulated by the onset of darkness, which initiates our normal sleep cycle. Using melatonin as… Continue Reading →

7 Foods For Aging Gracefully

Aging gracefully should be a healthy goal for everyone: accepting and embracing what time and experience brings us, while actively working to prevent and minimize the health concerns that naturally come with aging. In addition to regular exercise and proper… Continue Reading →

5 Vegetables Dr. Weil Suggests To Keep In Your Kitchen

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging – Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start your 14-day free trial now! Here are five nutrient-packed vegetables I recommend keeping your kitchen stocked with – especially when they… Continue Reading →

Can You Eat Your Way To Healthy Eyesight? Try These Foods!

Dietary choices have an impact on all areas of health, including your vision, so take care to include foods that can help protect and nourish your eyes. Citrus fruits, melons, tomatoes, potatoes and broccoli, for their vitamin C. Soybeans, leafy… Continue Reading →

Is Cooking With Aluminum Harmful To Your Health?

Aluminum is all around us – it is widely distributed in soil, plants and water, including our food and drinking water, where it is always bound to other substances. But there is no known need for pure aluminum – the… Continue Reading →

3 Exercises To Keep Your Bones Healthy – No Matter What Your Age

This tip is courtesy of the new and improved Weil Vitamin Advisor. Visit today for your free, personalized supplement plan! Good nutrition (such as adequate calcium intake) and smart sun exposure are vital to bone health – but so is exercise…. Continue Reading →

Spring Clean Your Diet In 3 Easy Steps!

This time of year, many of us make an effort to clean out the closets, clear out the garage, and give the house a good dusting. Why not apply that same vigor to “cleaning up” your diet? Try these simple… Continue Reading →

Get A Jump Start On Spring Allergies – 4 Things To Try Now

If sneezing and itchy eyes are part of your day-to-day life come spring, you may have seasonal allergies. Try the following to see which have the most beneficial effects on your allergy symptoms: Try freeze-dried stinging nettles and butterbur. Both… Continue Reading →

3 Healthy Ways To Cook Mushrooms

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. For more nutrition and health guidance, start your 14-day free trial now! Mushrooms are not only delicious, but many provide nutritional and health benefits… Continue Reading →

Do You Need Vitamin K? Find Out

This tip is brought to you courtesy of the new Weil Vitamin Advisor – visit today for your completely free, personalized recommendation of vitamins and supplements. Vitamin K is necessary for normal blood clotting and for maintaining optimal bone health. This fat-soluble… Continue Reading →

Eat Like Dr. Weil – Add This To Your Diet

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start your 14-day free trial now and save 30% when you join! Wild-caught Alaskan salmon is one of Dr. Weil’s favorite foods. It is… Continue Reading →

Why Kale Is So Good For You – And How To Use It

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start your 14-day free trial now and save 30% when you join! Kale is among the most nutrient-dense of all commonly consumed vegetables. One… Continue Reading →

Worried About Cholesterol Levels? 5 Ways To Help

This tip is courtesy of the Weil Vitamin Advisor. Visit today for your free supplement recommendation! For people battling high cholesterol, choosing meals wisely can be a challenge, but it is essential. Restaurants, parties, even an office potluck may present… Continue Reading →

Weight Loss Series: 3 Things Not To Do When You Want To Slim Down

This Daily Tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start your 14-day free trial now for access to hundreds of healthful recipes, and save 30% when you join! While exercise, quality… Continue Reading →

4 Reasons You Should Eat Walnuts

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. For more nutrition and health guidance, start your 14-day free trial now! A mainstay of my dietary recommendations, walnuts are an excellent choice… Continue Reading →

3 Reasons You Need Enough Vitamin B1

This tip is brought to you courtesy of the Weil Vitamin Advisor – visit today for your completely free personalized recommendation of vitamins and supplements. B vitamins support adrenal function, calm and maintain a healthy nervous system, promote key metabolic processes, turn… Continue Reading →

4 Reasons Pistachios Are A Must Have For A Healthy Diet

Pistachios, like most nuts, are a healthy snack when eaten in moderation, and their fat content can help stave off hunger pangs. If you need more reasons to pick up a bag of pistachios, consider this – pistachios: May help… Continue Reading →

Want To Improve Your Health? Try This!

January is National Hobby Month – a perfect time to pick up a new indoor hobby if you live where the weather is inclement, or an outdoor one where the temperature is more accommodating. Taking on a new hobby –… Continue Reading →

Strive To Add Years To Your Life: Healthy Resolution Series

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil’s Spontaneous Happiness blog. Visit today for more healthy inspirations and insight! Want to add years to your life? Make regular, moderate exercise part of your healthy lifestyle routine. Physical activity is good for… Continue Reading →

Eat More Produce: Healthy Resolution Series

Whether you’re in top physical shape or struggling with a health concern, anyone can reap the benefits of fresh produce. Vegetables and fruits are rich in flavonoids and carotenoids with both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity, and both promote healthy digestion,… Continue Reading →

Best Of 2018: 5 Warning Signs Of Alzheimer’s Everyone Should Know

This Daily Tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start your 14-day free trial now for access to hundreds of healthful recipes, and save 30% when you join! Over 30 million… Continue Reading →

Feeling Congested? Steam Inhalation May Help

This tip is courtesy of the Weil Vitamin Advisor. Visit today for your free, personalized supplement plan! Steam inhalation is an effective way to remedy respiratory problems such as chest congestion, sinusitis, bronchitis and bronchial cough. Inhaling steam is easy to do and… Continue Reading →

Keep Calorie Counts Down With These 4 Healthier Holiday Drink Options

This Daily Tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start your 14-day free trial now for access to hundreds of healthful recipes, and save 30% when you join! The best way… Continue Reading →

Cold Feet? 5 Ways To Minimize Them This Winter

You don’t have to be getting married to experience cold feet. Often this condition is simply due to cold weather combined with exposed feet and toes, but some people can experience cold feet even when the weather is very warm… Continue Reading →

Can An Ayurvedic Herb Improve Your Memory?

This tip is courtesy of the Weil Vitamin Advisor. Visit today for your free, personalized supplement plan! Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri) is an aquatic herb that is commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine (the traditional medical system of India) to address neurological and cognitive deficiencies…. Continue Reading →

How Are You Aging, Both Inside and Out? Find Out

Want to know how your physical and mental health, nutrition plan and preventive lifestyle tactics are doing for you? Take Dr. Weil’s Quiz: How Are You Aging? This new, confidential, 20-question questionnaire takes just minutes to complete, and provides recommendations… Continue Reading →

Is Eating Black Pepper Benefiting Your Health? See What Dr. Weil Says

Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world. Black, green and white peppercorns all come from the black pepper plant (Piper nigrum), native to Asia. Black pepper is the whole, partially ripened fruit; green is the unripe fruit; and white… Continue Reading →

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