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What Do You Do If You Accidentally Ingest Gluten?

Food editor Beth Hillson grapples with that (hopefully seldom) reality of gluten contamination. “Oops, I ate a wheat cracker,” Andrew wrote to us in a recent e-mail. I sensed the urgency in his tone

Nutrient Deficiencies

Common Nutrient Deficiencies

It probably comes as no surprise that Americans eat an unhealthy diet. If you’re reading this magazine, you represent a facet of the population that takes health more seriously. Keep up the

Heart Health

Tips for Heart Health

February is the perfect time to talk about the heart. Not the heart in the sense of love and relationships, but in the literal sense. It’s American Heart Month, the goal of which is to get people to think more about their own heart and

Costa Rica Palm Trees

Renew & relax in Costa Rica

Join me and Dr. Elson Haas in Costa Rica in 2019 to learn about Healing from the Inside Out! I’m excited to announce that I, along with Dr. Elson Haas, doctor of Integrative Medicine, Family Physician & Author, will be hosting a special retreat in Costa Rica from February 7th through the 11th at

Beer-and-Wine

Do I Have a Beer Allergy or Wine Allergy?

Allergens like sulfites, histamine, pesticides, and fining agents could be hiding in your favorite drink. Karen Lin isn’t much of a drinker but she does enjoy the occasional glass of wine. When she does, real problems begin. “My throat closes up and my face puffs up when I drink wine or beer,” she says. “It’s […]

Milk-and-Lactose

The Difference Between Lactose Intolerance & Milk Allergies

How to identify and treat dairy allergy and lactose intolerance symptoms. If you have a dairy allergy, chances are you’ve heard this question many times: So, you’re lactose intolerant, right? Those with dairy issues commonly encounter confusion over milk intolerance and milk allergy. Over the years, I’ve received questions from relatives who can’t understand why […]