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How to Avoid Kidney Stones This Summer

As the mercury climbs this summer, your body needs more water and other healthy fluids to function. Summer is especially hard on the kidneys, with the heat creating the perfect conditions for the formation of kidney stones. “Kidney stone episodes increase by as much as 50 percent in the summer...

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Which Nutritional Supplement (If Any) Is Right For You?

Almost every day you see an ad or hear someone talking about taking a supplement to help with metabolism, memory or sleeping, but the shelves at the drugstore are loaded with so many types of supplements it can be dizzying. Where do you start? As with many health-related questions, start...


A Plant-Based Chef Tests the Plant-Based Impossible Burger

By Jeanne Tennis Are you kidding me? That was my initial reaction when asked to write about the Impossible Burger. Surely there is no place for “lab meat” in a whole-food, plant-based diet. Why on earth would I want to eat anything manufactured to bleed? The Impossible Burger is the...

Chia Wild Blueberry Pudding

Recipe: Chia Wild Blueberry Pudding (In a Blender)

By Jeanne Tennis This blended chia pudding recipe from Jeanne Tennis, a vegan chef and certified macrobiotic health coach, was created for those who want to enjoy the benefits of chia seeds without the chunky texture of the typical overnight chia pudding recipes. Jeanne Tennis, a vegan chef and certified macrobiotic...


All Chain Restaurants Now Required to Post Calorie Counts

By Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump has found one part of the federal health law palatable: He’s allowing Obamacare rules that require chain restaurants to post calorie counts to went into effect May 7. The rules, which are among the final pieces of the 2010 Affordable Care Act...