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Our Writers • Meet the passionate people behind this issue of Better Nutrition!
Better Nutrition • YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NATURAL LIVING
5 STEPS TO Adopt Healthy Habits
APPETITE and SUGAR
AGED GARLIC EXTRACT FIGHTS GUM DISEASE
FITNESS ENHANCES WEIGHT LOSS
Skin in the Game • Let us introduce you to Goodfish, a sustainable snack company where salmon skin is the star (and super healthy!) ingredient.
Healthy Solutions • Herbal lung support for every day, soothing “jelly” face masks, and more!
Must-Know Facts About Nutritional Yeast • This vegan-friendly and B vitamin-packed ingredient adds a cheesy flavor to everything, from popcorn to potatoes.
Natural Rx for Covid Long-Haulers • Around 10 percent of Covid patients continue to experience symptoms long after they’ve beaten the infection. Here’s what you need to know about these lingering issues.
3 Herbs for Better Sex • A low sex drive affects both men and women for a variety of reasons. But you can recharge your libido with these botanicals.
Natural Progesterone Cream
All You Need Is Chocolate • There’s a lot to love about chocolate—and what better time to be sweet on this “food of the gods” than February? Here are six ways to enjoy it!
Skin-Nourishing Oils • For thousands of years, indigenous people all over the world have used natural plant oils for skin care—and nothing lasts that long without delivering results.
SUPERFOODS from A to Z • Moringa, açai, and goldenberries are great, but when it comes to superfoods, you have plenty more options. From everyday staples to exotic selections you might not have tried (but should), here’s an A-to-Z list of our 26 favorites.
12 POWERHOUSE NUTRIENTS for a HEALTHY HEART • WHETHER YOU HAVE SOME FORM OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, A FAMILY HISTORY OF IT, OR JUST WANT TO PREVENT FUTURE PROBLEMS, THESE SCIENCE-BACKED SUPPLEMENTS CAN HELP STRENGTHEN AND PROTECT YOUR HEART.
Read It! • The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease—and the Statin-Free Plan That Will (Revised & Expanded)
BAD SEED OILS YOU SHOULD REPLACE • LOW ENERGY? BRAIN FOG? MOOD SWINGS? IT MIGHT BE THE OILS YOU’RE EATING.
Eat to Keep Your Spirits Up • When it comes to staying motivated and keeping a positive outlook, diet can make all the difference.
Your Food & Mood Reading List • The following books provide in-depth guidance on treating depression naturally:
5 Reasons to Go Dairy-Free • Most of us grew up with the idea that milk and other dairy products were key to strong bones, sturdy muscles, and robust health. But as we learn about the health risks associated with dairy, more people are ditching it. If you’re one of them, here’s what you need to know about a dairy-free diet.
Easy Chicken Curry • This cleaned-up version of an Indian favorite is perfect for weeknight dinners when you’re crunched for time.
Trouble Swallowing? • If you experience difficulty swallowing, you might have a recently recognized condition called eosinophilic esophagitis, which may be caused by food allergies.
Elimination Diet Variations
Cook With Color • In India, moringa has long...