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woman sleeping in bedMonday, November 14, 2011

If you have trouble sleeping, there are natural ways to get your body back on track.

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Whole wheat pasta, garbonzo beans, canned diced tomatoes, mozzarella and basilMonday, November 7, 2011

After just a few days into his three-week journey, Bastyr dietetic intern Matt Keen realized he would have to expand his diet beyond beef jerky and trail mix.

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Plate of sushi with chopsticksMonday, October 31, 2011

Sushi lovers beware: It does matter what types of fish are rolled up in that nori. With the help of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, you can select fish that is healthier for both you and the environment.

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Oranges cut like jack-o'-lanternsMonday, October 24, 2011

Halloween can be a recipe for disaster. Candy corn, cupcakes, brownies, sacks full of treats — talk about sugar overload! There's got to be a better option, right?

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Partially unwrapped energy barMonday, October 17, 2011

There is a time and a place for energy bars, says Liz Kirk, PhD, RD, a nutrition and exercise science faculty member at Bastyr University.

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Photo illustration of a tree growing in open handsMonday, October 10, 2011

The most basic key to wellness isn't a drug, an exercise regimen or a particular diet, says natural medicine author Michael T. Murray, ND. He's become convinced that cultivating a spirit of gratitude is the foundational secret to health.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Beauty may be only skin deep, but healthy skin depends on what's deep within us — especially the food we eat, according to Phoebe Yin, a naturopat

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senior couple eating dinnerMonday, September 26, 2011

Men over age 65 are at an increased risk of prostate cancer, but that's not the only factor that can increase your risk of the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.

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Woman in gardenWednesday, September 14, 2011

Acne is one of the most common skin disorders in the United States, affecting nearly 85 percent of all people. You can treat the outward symptoms with creams and cover-ups, but traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can address the imbalances that cause acne in the first place.

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Jennifer Adler holding seaweed.Monday, September 12, 2011

Some of the ocean's greatest culinary delights have the worst reputations. We've already sung the praises of the healthy, safe, cheap, sustainable and (arguably) delicious sardine. Now it's time to re-evaluate seaweed, another nutrient-packed, environmentally friendly, affordable product of the ocean.

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