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Finding Nori: Have you heard of these nutritious tidal treats?

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Finding Nori: Have you heard of these nutritious tidal treats?

These unassuming sea vegetables pack a punch in nutrients and minerals. - JENNA BLUMENFELD There's something magical about briny, tangy sea vegetables. Technically algae, these rootless marine greens are packed with nutrients, such as vitamins A, C, and the B’s, and important minerals including iodine, essential for thyroid support. Plus, seaweed doesn’t require added chemicals, fertilizers or fresh water to grow, so it’s a low-impact...

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Stay Calm - Supplements & foods that help you combat stress

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Stay Calm - Supplements & foods that help you combat stress

by JACK CHALLEM In today’s connected world it seems almost impossible to chill out. Smartphones keep us tuned into work and the world 24/7, which often means anxiety and stress are also present 24/7. “Stress generates anxiety, and anxiety keeps our minds in motion,” says Mark Stengler, NMD, of Encinitas, California. “Luckily, we can choose from several natural substances to help us stay calm when...

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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

  by RADHA MARCUM Feeling dizzy or fatigued? You may be dehydrated. Feeling parched? Don’t ignore it. Thirst is the first sign that you’re already dehydrated. We've all heard we should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. But when water becomes a bore let these sippers come to the rescue.   Sparkling apple cider also works well. If you prefer your drinks less sweet, cut...

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4 Ways to Get More Plant Protein in Your Diet

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4 Ways to Get More Plant Protein in Your Diet

Experts say we should eat more protein to maintain or lose weight, but research shows that eating red meat may increase risk for diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Solution? Skip the steak and embrace these lean, green proteins. Brown rice » While 1 cup of plain, cooked brown rice contains just 5 grams protein, brown rice protein powders (often made from sprouted brown rice for...

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3 Natural Supplements to Help Control Cravings

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3 Natural Supplements to Help Control Cravings

It’s the New Year and you’re visualizing a new you. Judging by how we all feel about food after the holidays, weight loss is likely part of your vision. You’re not alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) two-thirds of Americans are overweight, with just over one third being obese. Although exercise is likely on your radar, it can be hard...

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