Health Tips

Photo illustration of a tree growing in open handsMonday, October 10, 2011
The most basic key to wellness isn't a drug, an exercise regimen or a particular diet, says natural medicine author Michael T. Murray, ND. He's become convinced that cultivating a spirit of gratitude is the foundational secret to health.Read more »
Monday, October 3, 2011

Beauty may be only skin deep, but healthy skin depends on what's deep within us — especially the food we eat, according to Phoebe Yin, a naturopat

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senior couple eating dinnerMonday, September 26, 2011
Men over age 65 are at an increased risk of prostate cancer, but that's not the only factor that can increase your risk of the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.Read more »
Woman in gardenWednesday, September 14, 2011
Acne is one of the most common skin disorders in the United States, affecting nearly 85 percent of all people. You can treat the outward symptoms with creams and cover-ups, but traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can address the imbalances that cause acne in the first place.Read more »
Jennifer Adler holding seaweed.Monday, September 12, 2011
Some of the ocean's greatest culinary delights have the worst reputations. We've already sung the praises of the healthy, safe, cheap, sustainable and (arguably) delicious sardine. Now it's time to re-evaluate seaweed, another nutrient-packed, environmentally friendly, affordable product of the ocean.Read more »
Tired-looking womanMonday, September 5, 2011
Benjamin Apichai, a licensed acupuncturist and doctor trained in traditional Chinese medicine, sees dozens of Seattle patients who complain of chronic fatigue. Read more »
Avocado, raw walnuts and flaxseeds.Monday, August 29, 2011
Making some changes to your diet and exercise plan are simple ways to live a longer, healthier life.Read more »
SardinesMonday, August 22, 2011
Sardines don't enjoy the exalted culinary status of salmon and halibut. But the small silvery fish have a lot of good things going for them.Read more »
Chickpeas, an onion, cilantro and garlic bulbMonday, August 15, 2011
Warding off obesity isn't a matter of grueling exercise, faddish diets or giving up your favorite foods, according to Tiffany Reiss, PhD, director of the Exercise Science and Wellness program at Bastyr University.Read more »
RosemaryMonday, August 8, 2011
Chefs like to say that fresh herbs are one of the surest ways to spruce up a home-cooked meal.Read more »