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Ever hear of “adaptogens”? Herbalists use the word to describe an increasingly popular class of plants that, as the name suggests, help you adapt to physical and mental stress. Ever hear of “adaptogens”? Herbalists use the word to describe an increasingly popular class of plants that, as the name suggests, help you adapt. Adapt to what? “These plants help us to adapt to all forms of physical or mental stress,” says Chris Kilham, aka the “Medicine Hunter,” who travels to the far reaches of the planet in search of novel and indigenous botanicals. “The word ‘adaptogen’ is a natural products–insider [...]
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Studies about omega-3 EPA and DHAs point to several health benefits. Here’s an infographic looking at the nutrition behind omega-3s and how you can sneak more of them into your diet. 
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When we’re sick, we go to the doctor’s office and, oftentimes, we take medicine to make us feel better. But what about every other day of the year—how do we treat our minds and bodies before illness strikes? As we become more aware of what we’re putting in our bodies, and of health and wellness more generally, we are turning our attention to dietary supplements. Increasingly, we’re beginning to understand how supplements can support our long-term health—and help us look and feel our very best now ... we’re talking supporting energy, mood and vitality. In this eGuide: Supplementing the modern diet Customizing your [...]
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From irritating IBS symptoms to gluten- and lactose-intolerance issues, so much of your (dis)comfort starts in your digestive tract. According to science, these supplements could provide relief. If there’s anything more uncomfortable to discuss than digestive and gut-health issues, it’s the astounding numbers of Americans these issues affect. According to the National Institutes of Health, about one in five Americans suffers from digestive diseases, including GERD- style heartburn (65 million prescriptions per year), constipation (63 million cases), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (15 million cases) and Crohn’s Disease (1.8 million prescriptions). And these are just the straight-up diseases. Everyone knows someone who has [...]

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