Monthly Archives: September 2012

Are Antidepressants Effective?

Depression has emerged as a major health problem, with as many as 10% of Americans now on antidepressant medication. Are these drugs helpful? What are the alternatives? Continue reading

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How to Cook Without a Recipe

One of the most important parts of my college experience has been the food co-op that I cooked and ate in for three years. The challenge of preparing a healthy meal for 30 people based on the sometimes limited ingredients that were available, while also providing for the vegans, the lactose intolerants and a host of other specific dietary needs, brought out a certain kind of focus and drive that I was seldom capable of outside of that kitchen.

Here’s a few pieces of advice, and maybe some good anecdotes too, for planning and preparing meals for a large group. Continue reading

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Vitamin d2 vs d3

You know vitamin D is good for you, but which shall it be? Vitamin D2 or Vitamin D3? Does it even matter? Continue reading

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Magnesium for Migraines

Discover an easy nutritional option that’s been shown to cut the frequency of migraine attacks by 40%. Continue reading

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It’s Easy to Fix Positional Dizziness – The Most Common Cause of Vertigo

Good news – the most common cause of dizziness can be diagnosed without fancy tests and can often be treated simply without drugs or surgery. Continue reading

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