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Straight talk on planking

The best exercise I do only takes a minute. Granted, it is often the longest and most grueling 60 seconds of my life. I sweat, I shake, and I often collapse in relief when it’s over. But spending quality time in a plank pose always pays off. The plank pose is where you hold a …

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In defense of the salt shaker

Sherry B, a healthy and active 61-year-old woman, came to my office several months ago. She had noted an unusually fast heart rate during exercise, and felt lightheaded when standing in line at the grocery store or after finishing her five-mile run. She carried a water bottle with her and drank from it throughout our …

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Is Fasting for Weight Loss Safe?

The reasons why fasting longer than 24 hours, and particularly three or more days, should only be done under the supervision of a health professional and preferably in a live-in clinic. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. Fasting for a week …

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4 Immune Boosting Smoothie Recipes | Winter-Friendly

ORDER NOW! The HealthNut Cookbook! For Canada: http://www.thehealthnutcookbook.ca For USA: http://www.thehealthnutcookbook.com Join the newsletter and get FREE Green Smoothie Guide: https://mailchi.mp/healthnutnutrition/greensmoothieguide In today’s video, I’m sharing four of my favourite kind of recipes – smoothies! You guys know I am the GREEN smoothie queen but today I thought I’d switch things up by incorporating 4 …

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Lifestyle changes to lower heart disease risk

Nearly half of all premature deaths may be due to unhealthy lifestyle choices, such as insufficient exercise, poor diet, and smoking. These risk factors increase the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, and stroke. The good news is that lifestyle changes can make a difference. In a study analyzing over 55,000 people, those …

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Halloween 2019 | Get Ready With Me + Vlog

ORDER NOW! The HealthNut Cookbook For Canada: http://www.thehealthnutcookbook.ca For USA: http://www.thehealthnutcookbook.com Happy Halloween, HealthNuts! In today’s vlog, I’m inviting you to our spooky Halloween party where we enjoy some drinks, snacks and watch scary movies while handing out candy! I’m also bringing you along with me as I get ready for our first ever family …

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Flashback Friday: Coffee and Artery Function

The new dietary guidelines for beverages recommend tea and coffee second only to water in healthfulness, but what about concerns they might impair the function of our endothelium? Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. I’m fascinated by how complicated such a …

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