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Spring clean your makeup

June 7, 2013

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by Stephanie Schmidt —  Spring cleaning — fun? For some of us, yes; for the rest of us, no. I understand the urge to purge as the new season rolls in, and it is so nice outside in the Arizona sun. Many of us are quick to take on certain tasks, but we may forget […]

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What is the right diet for you?

August 14, 2012

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by Cary Bailen —  In a nation where obesity has become an epidemic, it is no wonder that people are more concerned than ever about health and wellness. Americans spend $40 billion a year on weight-loss programs and products. Everywhere we look there is a new diet or magic pill on the market guaranteed to […]

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Is microwaving safe?

July 20, 2012

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by Ben Ta’ati — The topic of cooking or heating food in the microwave oven comes up quite often with patients who are trying to lead natural, healthy lives. In Western living, we often feel we have very little time to purchase and prepare meals from scratch. Our fast-paced society has resulted in a variety […]

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Peace and Happiness

March 5, 2012

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 by Dr. Larry Wilson —  An overall healthful lifestyle is often the most important aspect of maintaining health. Here are some simple ways to live well and find more peace and happiness in your life. Sleep and rest Sleep at least eight or more hours every single day. If you require an extra hour to […]

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Tips to detox the body

February 29, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  There are 116 synthetic compounds lurking in the body of each average American, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We are exposed to toxins from various sources such as food additives and preservatives, dry cleaners, digestive distress, nonorganic foods, our environment, synthetic supplements, pesticides and chemicals. What you […]

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Food allergies in infants and children

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Christina Kovalik —  During the first year of life, the infant diet is the most powerful determinant of the growth and development of a child, and food allergies are the most common health problem. Many studies show that breastfeeding is the best source of food. The feeding of solid foods should be delayed […]

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Insider secrets to great skin

February 27, 2012

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by Linda Leibl —  We all want it, but how many of us actually know how to get healthy, glowing, radiant skin? The following four questions will help you find the answers to some of your most important skin care concerns. Question #1: Why do I break out after a facial treatment and how can […]

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Not all red meat is the same

February 26, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  Red meat has been vilified as the cause of cancer and heart disease. But a new landmark study is the first to make a distinction between “real” red meat and manufactured red meat. Harvard researchers found that eating a 1.8-ounce daily serving of processed meat (about one-and-a-half slices of deli meats […]

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Congress wants to classify pizza as a vegetable

February 22, 2012

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In an absurd attempt to counter Federal regulations that greatly limit the amount of junk food that can be served as part of government-funded school lunch programs, the U.S. Congress has proposed a new spending bill that will classify pizza as a vegetable. Reports indicate that the bill allows two tablespoons of tomato paste to […]

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