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Stressful School Daze: How to Beat the Heat

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Missing those lazy days of summer already? With school back in session, children and parents alike are feeling the heat - in the form of stress - as they transition to daily homework deadlines, after-school activities and seemingly constant "drop me off here, pick me up there" needs. What are families to do?

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Setting Goals: Secrets to Success

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Ready to reach your fitness goals? Here are a few tactics to help you achieve and maintain the body you want. Write it Down. The easiest goals to achieve are those that are clearly defined. Start by setting a goal that is challenging to meet, but not impossible, and answer these questions.

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Eating Clean: What It Means

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"Eating Clean"...what does that mean? I am guilty of also using those words frequently in my articles and when I address my patients in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose CA. But what does it mean exactly? When I mention eating clean, what I mean by that is that I want patients to eat real food. You might be thinking that all foods are real food...

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Train Your Brain to Crave the Right Foods

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You can train your brain to do just about anything – recall long strings of numbers or countless steps to complete a task; even when to fall asleep and wake up. But what about training your brain to crave healthy foods? According to a recent study published in Nutrition & Diabetes, your brain indeed possesses the capacity to "learn" what it should be...

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A Detox Strategy to Help Maximize Athletic Performance

One of the most dangerous culprits that affects an athlete's ability to perform at an optimum level also happens to be one of the most elusive. Environmental toxins are virtually everywhere given their almost global nature; for instance, we don't think too much about the packaging food comes in, or the shampoo we wash our hair with – or even the air we...

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10 Ways to be Happier

Do you want to be happier? Its not as complicated as you might think. Here are 10 ways to achieve this goal in your everyday life.

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