A Primal Primer: Lymphatic Health

A Primal Primer: Lymphatic Health

I get more questions these days about lymphatic health—particularly lymphedema. Sometimes it’s an issue related to a reader’s cancer recovery or a co-occurring symptom seen with a loved one’s other health concerns. While I might take up specific conditions in future posts (let me know if you have suggestions there), ...

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Can dark chocolate improve vision?

dark chocolate

It was very fitting: I had just finished a square of 86% cacao dark chocolate when I got the email about yet another study suggesting health benefits of dark chocolate. In addition, I had just returned from vacation in Guatemala, the land of the Maya. It was the Maya who ...

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Health and Beauty Benefits You Take Home From the Beach

There's nothing like spending a long, beautiful day at the beach. It's really the only place where you're encouraged to lie around and do absolutely nothing. Although you may feel mildly guilty for enjoying your perfectly unproductive day, put what little worries you had to rest and know that the ...

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Lifestyle Factors Linked to Alzheimer's

Lifestyle Factors Linked to Alzheimer's

By Dr. Mercola According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),1 an estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the incidence of which increases as you age and doubles every five years beyond age 65. The National Institute on Aging2,3 suggests Alzheimer’s is the third ...

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The (Maybe Not So) Definitive Guide to Cold Therapy

The (Maybe Not So) Definitive Guide to Cold Therapy

Cold is really catching these days. Aubrey Marcus, whom I recently filmed a nice podcast with, was asked about his winning daily behaviors on another show. The very first thing he mentioned was “exposure to cold.” His practice is finishing his morning shower with a three-minute stint at full cold ...

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Bipolar Disorder: When You Feel Like You’re Starting Over

Bipolar Disorder: When You Feel Like You’re Starting Over

Gabe Howard’s biggest fear is that his bipolar disorder will get worse. “I’m more worried about the symptoms of bipolar disorder coming back than I am about anything else. Literally anything else. I’ll walk through the streets after midnight in New York City and not be a bit concerned about being attacked ...

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