WITHIN by Dr. Habib Sadeghi: A Study in Self-Love or Hooey?

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Before I get into this, I want to ask you to take a few deep, slow breaths. Grab your hippity-dippity hat, maybe also a cup of herbal tea. Partly because, well, those are nice things to do anyway, but mostly because this book gets real hippity-dippity real fast, and I want you to be in the right …
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Review: The 21-Day Sugar Detox by Diane Sanfilippo

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I don’t know about all of  you, but lately I've noticed so many articles in the media about the dangers of a high-sugar diet, including the recent news by JAMA Internal Medicine that states that people who get more than 25 percent of their total calories from sugar have three times the risk of dying …
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Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle: Advice from a Professional Bodybuilder

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Tom Venuto and I go way back. Not that he’d know me from Adam; it’s just that I bought his original Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle e-book back in 2003. Dog-eared and highlighted to death, my downloadable version has seen better years, hence I was first in-line to snag an updated and newly available …
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Review: The Calorie Myth by Jonathan Bailor

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A while ago, we ran two posts from Jonathan Bailor all about the "calorie myth" and why counting calories doesn't work and how all calories are not equal. The posts were brilliant (check them out here and here). And now Jonathan has taken those ideas, TONS of research and examples, and put them …
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The Yoga-Body Cleanse: My Week of Ayurvedic Detox

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This time of year, it seems like everyone's totally revamping their diets. And, I mean, you know how we roll --- moderation is the key, etc., etc., --- but, you know what? Sometimes it takes a week or so of really laying the hammer down to get back to the healthy habits we pushed to the wayside over …
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6 Healthy Books to Read in 2014

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If you're like most people --- including me! --- you've probably vowed to eat a little cleaner and greener in 2014. But just saying you want to do it doesn't make it happen. I know; if only it was that easy! To make a lasting change you want enthusiasm, fun ideas and, of course, recipes to keep your …
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The Parisian Diet: An All-American Book Review

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I own a lot of stripes, I enjoy wearing berets, and I have a hard time turning down wine and cheese. I don't consider myself a Francophile, but I certainly have an appreciation for aspects of French culture. And perhaps a bit of jealousy for the way the French seem to have such an easy time of …
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7 Fit and Inspiring Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

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Doesn't this time of year just make you want to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa? Especially if it's after a good workout and shower and you're in your comfy sweats? Yeah, us, too. And to do just that, here are seven books we've recently been sent --- all are fit and inspiring in …
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