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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