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It’s All About Metabolism

Doctors often reach for a prescription pad in taking an piece-by-piece approach to treatment, but the actual key to our health is a balanced, robust metabolism.

Dr. Andrew Weil on America’s Evolution into Integrative Medicine

Natural Awakenings had the opportunity to pose progressive healthcare-related questions to Dr. Andrew Weil.

Rethinking Heart Health

It turns out that cholesterol counts are not as important as a low-inflammation diet and an upbeat attitude.

Build Your Own Wellness Dream Team

By pulling together a team of integrative practitioners customized to our individualized needs we receive the care that helps us not just survive, but thrive.

Whole-Being Workouts

Emerging “fusion workouts” combine physical exercises and spiritual approaches in a way that both tones the body and raises our spirit.

Aging Gracefully

Good news: Remaining vibrant, energetic, and smart throughout our golden years is not an unattainable fantasy. Experts recommend a handful of simple, scientifically validated healthy strategies that can help us age gracefully and beautifully.

Healthy Lifestyle Tweaks

Experts agree: Surprisingly easy adjustments to our everyday routines can reap big rewards: less stress, enhanced overall well-being and better health that may stave off aging and disease.

The Hormone Balancing Act

Feeling frazzled? Seeking natural ways to cool those hot flashes? Learn the latest ways to navigate perimenopause and menopause, including diet, herbal help and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.

A Brain-Building Blueprint

The experts agree: We can do things throughout our lifetime that work to maintain the bulk and function of the brain. Use their advice to challenge and strengthen your own “little grey cells.”

Do Good, Feel Good

A growing body of research confirms what each of us instinctively knows: Acts of generosity and the empathy, compassion and altruism that prompt them may actually improve our mental and physical health.