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The Official Whole Foods Market® Blog
July 6, 2012
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Vitamin Angels is an organization that is deeply impacting the lives of children around the world.

June 13, 2012
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Whole Trade® Guarantee is a Whole Foods Market® supplier certification program that makes it easy for you to shop with conscience. Learn firsthand how the W.S. Badger Company transitioned their products to fair trade and earned the Whole Trade partner seal. Rebecca Hamilton is Director of Product Development for the W.S. Badger Company and has a background in fair trade supply chains.

May 25, 2012
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Explore the benefits of homeopathy for baby and how to help soothe issues such as colic, earaches and teething. Dr. Molly Punzo has integrated homeopathy into her practice for over 15 years, is a board member of the National Center for Homeopathy and a consultant for Hyland’s Homeopathy.
May 13, 2012
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In support of Pregnancy Awareness Month this May, tune in to learn from the founder herself as she shares her diet and lifestyle suggestions for couples preparing to conceive. Anna Getty is a busy mother of two, an author, blogger and founder of Pregnancy Awareness Month.
April 26, 2012
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Discover which herbs can be safer alternatives for sinus health, eyes and noses, while providing support in the short and long term.
April 8, 2012
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Excited for spring but looking for effective solutions to manage seasonal allergies? Listen in to learn the benefits of homeopathy and how to choose remedies for quick relief.
February 25, 2012
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  What fats are essential for heart health and how can we ensure high-quality, adequate intake?  Listen in to this encore podcast to hear about the critical role good fats play in a heart-healthy diet.

February 4, 2012
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There are many effective ways to support a healthy heart through simple dietary and lifestyle choices.

January 5, 2012
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Looking for healthy eating resources? At Whole Foods Market®, we have developed Health Starts Here® to help guide wise nutrition choices. Listen in and learn where to focus for the most benefit.

Akua Woolbright holds a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and is Whole Foods Market’s Senior Healthy Eating and Wellness Educator.

October 29, 2011
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It’s the time of year that we need to take extra good care of our bodies and specifically the immune system. Join us in exploring herbs and nutrients available at Whole Foods Market that may offer support. Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a nutrition consultant, speaker, and mom of two young children.

October 18, 2011
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Homeopathic remedies have a long history of use worldwide, but can they really help at this time of year? And are they okay to use with immune-supportive formulas? Tune in to this encore interview for the answers and some expert recommendations. Dr. Christophe Merville is the Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron USA.

October 2, 2011
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Ever wonder what your immune system is actually made of? Learn how the body responds to foreign invaders and what you can do both internally and externally to support winter wellness in this revealing encore presentation. Nancy Angelini is National Science Educator for Source Naturals and Planetary Herbals, with more than 15 years (and 1500 lectures!) in the natural products industry.

August 22, 2011
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Supporting the health of a child’s skin is an important consideration for every parent. From baby to teen, discover which ingredients are most beneficial and how to choose better body care for kids. Jessica Iclisoy is the founder of California Baby, a full line of natural skin care products for babies, kids and sensitive adults.
July 31, 2011
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Don’t know where to start when it comes to products designed for children?
July 12, 2011
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Our commitment to provide the highest-quality ingredients and products extends to every aisle of our stores.
July 2, 2011
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Don’t let soreness, strains and pain get in the way of your adventures! Support healthy muscles and joints with homeopathic, herbal and lifestyle recommendations for an active summer. Dr. Tiffany Binder is a Naturopathic Physician with expertise in nutrition and supplements.
June 22, 2011
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Interested in switching to a better deodorant but don’t know where to start? Tune in to this encore podcast presentation to educate yourself on the variety of options and hear what makes natural deodorants effective. Malia Curran, MS, MPH, is a nutrition and health consultant.
June 14, 2011
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Are you the outdoors fan who’s loved just a little too much by the bugs? Fortunately, nature almost always provides a solution. Learn about essential oils, vitamins and homeopathic remedies. Malia Curran, MS, MPH, is a nutrition and health consultant.
May 17, 2011
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Do you find the sheer number of body care and cosmetics options available today overwhelming?
April 16, 2011
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Products carrying the Premium Body Care symbol are the most exceptional personal care products available. They meet the strictest standards for quality sourcing, environmental impact, results and safety. Enjoy this introductory video on how Premium Body Care truly allows you to be good to your whole body.
April 10, 2011
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Did you know that nearly one-third of all municipal solid waste in the U.S. is packaging? Learn about the changes we’re making to our Whole Body product packaging to help reduce our environmental impact. Jim McConnell is Store Supplies and Services Specialist for the Rocky Mountain region and co-chair of the Whole Foods Market Responsible Packaging Task Force.

April 5, 2011
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With our guidelines for organic personal care, Whole Foods Market is working toward ensuring that “organic” means organic in every aisle of our stores. Listen in as we share about our efforts to protect the organic standard for our shoppers, suppliers and planet. Joe Dickson is Global Quality Standards Coordinator at Whole Foods Market.

March 13, 2011
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Supporting the health of an infant can sometimes feel like a guessing game with a limited amount of safe options. Find out why homeopathic remedies are gentle and easy to use for a variety of baby-related issues. Dr. Trevor Holly Cates is a naturopathic physician practicing in Park City, Utah, and a consultant for Hyland’s.
February 28, 2011
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For many women, starting a family is an impetus to move toward a healthier lifestyle. Discover where to begin with better choices for supplements, body care and aromatherapy. Malia Curran is a nutrition consultant, speaker and mother of 2 young children.
February 8, 2011
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What fats are essential for heart health and how can we ensure high-quality, adequate intake? Join us as we discuss the critical role good fats play in a heart-healthy diet.
January 4, 2011
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The New Year is a natural time to think about giving the body a much-needed vacation. Find out what to expect and avoid on a whole body cleanse, and the simple ways to make the most of your efforts to reduce the “body burden.”
November 11, 2010
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Join one of our very own Whole Body team members for an insightful interview about the positive impact of Vitamin Angels not only on children’s health, but also in the hearts of our team members, customers and supplier partners.
November 1, 2010
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Get ready to be inspired by a special organization that is profoundly changing the lives of children around the world.
October 26, 2010
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Ever wonder what your immune system is actually made of? Learn how the body responds to foreign invaders and what you can do both internally and externally to support winter wellness. Nancy Angelini is National Science Educator for Source Naturals and Planetary Herbals, with more than 14 years (and 1500 lectures!) in the natural products industry.

October 12, 2010
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Homeopathic remedies have a long history of use worldwide, but can they really help at this time of year? Tune in to our podcast for answers.
October 5, 2010
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Now is the time to focus on staying well, and supporting the immune system is a smart way to do so. In this encore podcast presentation, Dr.
September 7, 2010
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As their name suggests, essential fatty acids (EFAs) are a critical component of children’s health. Learn why, where to find them, the difference between omega-3s and omega-6s, and how to easily incorporate them into your child’s diet. Dr. Marie Rodriguez is a licensed naturopathic physician who uses nutritional counseling, herbal medicine, homeopathy and energy medicine to treat the whole person.
August 24, 2010
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This is an encore presentation of a podcast from two summers ago.
August 12, 2010
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This is an encore presentation of a podcast from last summer.
August 8, 2010
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Don’t know where to start when it comes to products designed for children? Join us as we clear up the confusion and outline the most important nutrients and supplements to support growing kids and teens. Malia Curran holds Masters degrees in Nutrition Science and Public Health from Tufts University School of Nutrition and School of Medicine. She is a nutrition consultant, speaker and mother of 2 young children.
July 11, 2010
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Are you too often tempted to skip the green side of the plate? Getting your greens and meeting the 9-a-day fruit and veggie goal is easier than ever with green superfoods, cereal grasses and vegetables in convenient tablets, capsules and drink-mix powders.
July 6, 2010
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Exotic and extraordinary, superfruits are filling the shelves and the news. They’re “super” because they’re packed with antioxidants and nutrients beyond their common fruit and veggie relatives. Listen to learn about the benefits of some you’ve heard of already, and several that are new to scene.
June 15, 2010
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This is an encore presentation of a podcast from last summer. Don't let sprains, strains and pain get in the way of your summer fun! Discover homeopathic, herbal and lifestyle recommendations for supporting the muscles, joints and whole body before during and after your activities.

May 9, 2010
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Pregnancy is a time for celebration, but the mountains of advice that accompany it can create confusion amidst your joy. Listen in for solid recommendations that support not only mom and baby’s wellbeing, but also that of the environment. Anna Getty is a green living lifestyle educator, mother and founder of Pregnancy Awareness Month.

May 4, 2010
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Are you looking for solid guidelines for staying healthy and happy naturally? Tune in for a few of the basics about nutrition, herbs and lifestyle habits for women. You’ll also hear some specifics on mood, menopause and weight. Dr. Tori Hudson is a naturopathic physician, professor and women’s clinic medical director.

April 25, 2010
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In part 3 of this three-part series on our Premium Body Care® standard at Whole Foods Market®, we’re looking at how these standards raise the bar for the natural body care industry as a whole. Prairie Rose Hyde is co-founder and formulator of Alaffia, a sustainable skin care company based on handcrafted, fair trade shea butter. Alaffia is a shining example of both Premium Body Care® standards and the commitment to Whole Trade™ at Whole Foods Market.
April 13, 2010
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In part 2 of our 3-part series on our Premium Body Care® standards at Whole Foods Market®, you’ll hear about why these strict natural guidelines are important. You’ll also learn about Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a national coalition of health and environmental groups that are working to eliminate harmful chemicals from personal care products. Stacy Malkan, co-founder and author, sheds light on the pursuit to make personal care safer and greener.
April 6, 2010
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At Whole Foods Market® we are proud of the years of work we’ve put into developing our Premium Body Care® standards. In this first installment of a 3-part podcast series, Lecia Rand, category manager for Whole Foods Market™ and 365 Everyday Value® brand supplements and body care, talks about these top-tier standards which took years to develop and continue to be a worthy work in progress.

March 16, 2010
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In Part 2 of our series on Natural Energy, we take a closer look at ingredients in the top natural energy products and supplements. Dr. Hyla Cass tells us about what to look for, including vitamins and herbs, and what to steer clear of when choosing one of the many popular products that promise a boost these days. Dr. Cass is one of the country's foremost authors and speakers on the subject of integrative medicine.

March 9, 2010
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Curious about all the promises of energy for your busy day that are packed into pills and drinks these days? Is there any truth in what the labels and ads are selling, and why are so many of us in need of an extra pep in our step? Ric Scalzo, a respected herbalist, botanical researcher, and founder of Gaia Herbs, gives us some answers, and tells us how to balance energy naturally and safely.

February 13, 2010
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Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are crucial for a healthy heart. Listen and learn about the role and benefits of these "good fats." Then get expert tips for choosing high-quality fish oil supplements. Stuart Tomc has more than 20 years experience in Nutritional Medicine. He is a consultant to the World Health Organization and integrative physicians worldwide.

February 9, 2010
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How can you lower your risk of cardiovascular disease? Why is chronic inflammation often the heart of the matter? Get answers to these questions and more as you learn about specific nutrients, food and daily habits to help keep your heart healthy. Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a nutrition consultant and speaker, and sees clients in the Boston region.

January 24, 2010
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Listen in to this encore presentation—good information on weight loss never gets outdated!
Get the solid basics for taking control of your weight, plus some lesser-known facts and tips, such as new ways to jumpstart your weight control plan. Stop spinning your wheels on the diet cycle! Discover how supporting two natural body systems will help you manage your weight. Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a nutrition consultant and speaker, and sees clients in the Boston region.
January 17, 2010
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Listen in to this encore presentation.
Tune in to learn about the important connection between your liver and weight control. Get the scoop on the role of healthy cleansing for weight loss, and pick up some smart tips for lasting lifestyle changes that help maintain healthy weight. Dr. Holly Lucille is a licensed naturopathic physician, specializing in women’s wellness and family medicine. She is an expert on women’s health issues and past president of the California Naturopathic Doctor’s Association.
January 12, 2010
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Here's help to start developing healthier habits! Good health-and healthy weight-is about smart decision making. Rather than hearing about what NOT to eat or fad diets, listen to positive successes that are truly changing people's lives. Dr. Joel Fuhrman shares his experiences in helping people create health by aiming for optimal nutrition. He is a board-certified family physician, author and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutrition.

November 19, 2009
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Listen in to this encore podcast presentation on immune health.

Tony Lucchesi the National Educator for Source Naturals joins us to talk about Wellness Formula. Twenty-five years ago, Wellness Formula pioneered the industry’s first wellness-immune category. Since then, millions have turned to Wellness at the first sign of immune symptoms.
November 3, 2009
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In Part 2 of our series on natural health during cold and flu season, we'll hear about how the immune system works, which supplements have been shown to support wellness, and some of the best ways to help maintain health year-round. Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a nutrition consultant and speaker, and sees clients in the Denver, CO area.

October 29, 2009
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Now is the time to focus on staying well, and supporting the immune system is a smart way to do so. In part 1 of a 2-part series, Dr. Kenna Brooke talks about natural approaches, formulas for wellness and lifestyle suggestions for promoting seasonal health. Dr. Brooke is a Naturopathic doctor who practices as a wellness consultant in the Cherry Creek area of Denver, Colorado.

October 23, 2009
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Given the heightened focus on flu this season, here's a very pertinent encore presentation about the homeopathic remedy Oscillo.

Christophe Merville the national Pharmacy Development Manager for Boiron joins us to talk about homeopathy and share with us the benefits of Oscillo during the cold and flu season.
October 4, 2009
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Looking for an easy, practical, and free(!) way to help balance yourself every day? Discover how the healthy mood benefits of conscious breath are available for everyone. Charles F. MacInerney, RYT-500, has been a fulltime teacher of yoga, meditation and mind/body skills since 1989. He teaches in Austin, Texas, and offers yoga workshops throughout the US, Mexico, Costa Rica and Guatemala.
September 29, 2009
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Ever wondered what's happening in your body when your mood is high (or low)? Listen in to learn about the causes of mood imbalance and science-based herbal approaches. Dr. Keri Marshall, Medical Director for Gaia Herbs, is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor specializing in pediatrics, women's medicine and chronic disease management.
September 8, 2009
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Changing seasons and cold weather can bring new strains on health, especially for young people. Focusing on wellness is a good idea, starting with these easy ways that will help keep your family healthy. Dr. Chris Marchioni is a board certified family medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience, and is Executive Director of Healthy Learning Paths, a Colorado nonprofit delivering educational resources for families.  For more information, www.healthylearningpaths.org.
August 11, 2009
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Ever wonder why the American Medical Association recommends that every person take a multivitamin daily? Let’s start with young people. Tune in to learn why multis are important for kids and teens, and why it’s smart to choose natural multis. Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a nutritionist with a Masters degree in Nutrition and Food Policy and a Masters degree in Public Health. She sees clients in the Denver area.
July 7, 2009
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Summer FunDon't let sprains, strains and pain get in the way of your summer fun! Discover homeopathic, herbal and lifestyle recommendations for supporting the muscles, joints and whole body before during and after your activities. Dr.
June 23, 2009
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Beat the BugsAre you the outdoors fan who's loved just a little bit too much by the bugs? Fortunately, there are effective natural products such as essential oils, vitamins, and homeopathy to make your skin less tasty to the critters. Malia Curran, MS, MPH, is a nutrition and health consultant.
June 9, 2009
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Natural DeodorantMany of us are eating natural foods and buying more-natural body care products, but maybe haven't made the mighty leap to natural deodorant. Are you worried it doesn't work? Tune in to hear what makes natural deodorants effective and why it's time to switch.
May 26, 2009
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Summer SkincareEven with the best intentions, it seems that sunburn sneaks its way into each and every summer for some of us.  And it’s just not summer without suffering some scrapes and bruises.
April 14, 2009
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Seasonal Allergies Learn why homeopathic remedies are a great choice for all ages during allergy season. Get the short answer to how homeopathics work, as well as some specific formulas to look for and how to use them. More Allergy Information
April 7, 2009
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Seasonal Allergies Wondering what's causing all those troublesome allergy symptoms and why natural formulas can be effective? Tune in for the answers and take the first step toward alternative relief. You'll also hear about preventing allergies and long-term solutions.
March 31, 2009
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Seasonal Allergies Here's your chance to discover the top easy-to-adopt lifestyle recommendations for dealing with and finding relief from allergies. Includes research-based natural approaches that work, as well as personal accounts of what's been helpful over the years.
March 24, 2009
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Did you know that growing cotton uses more pesticides than any other cash crop? Most parents understand the importance of organic food for babies, yet there are also compelling reasons to consider organic cotton bedding and clothing. Get smart facts and more from Lynda Fassa, author, expert on raising kids naturally and founder of Green Babies organic clothing.
March 17, 2009
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For many women, getting pregnant—or trying to—is the definitive time to move toward a healthier lifestyle. From diet to household products to a little pampering for stress management, these days there are plenty of choices, but where to start?
March 10, 2009
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Whole BabyWhy are natural products important for babies? One reason is because what goes on the baby may go in the baby! Learn about more reasons and the best choices for baby’s sensitive skin.
December 30, 2008
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Confused about so many supplements on the shelves? Tune in and let us help! We’re going back to the basics and answering some common questions. Nutritionist Malia Curran talks about various benefits and forms of supplements, things to know about regulation and explains a few terms that are often confusing.
October 7, 2008
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Curious about the best ways to apply makeup for mature skin? It’s no surprise that natural products provide the best approach for keeping the skin looking and feeling radiant. Join us in Manhattan as we watch a makeup artist at work. Learn about powerful ingredients and tips for applying natural face care products and makeup for beautiful maturing skin.

September 30, 2008
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We’ve all heard the basics on healthy aging, right? Eat well, stay active, adopt daily stress relief habits… So now it’s time for the specifics. This month we have a special guest, Dr. Andrew Weil, a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Dr. Weil gives us his personal and professional recommendations on heart health, brain power, and keeping the immune system strong. General Health
September 9, 2008
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Looking for easy ways for you and the kids to stay healthy this school season? We’ve got you covered. Get the scoop on the immune system and learn how it can benefit from probiotics, herbs, supplements and simple healthy habits. Start building your healthy school year now!
September 2, 2008
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EFAs (essential fatty acids) are crucial for healthy growing brains and mental function. Here is straight and simple info to help you understand EFAs and how to find the ones that support children’s focus and brain function. Douglas MacKay is a licensed naturopathic doctor who serves as Nordic Naturals Research Advisor. He is Founder of Makai Naturopathic Center in Dover, NH.
August 12, 2008
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Do you wonder if the reasons you choose natural foods for your kids could also apply to toothpaste? Learn about the choices and get tips for natural oral care products that work well—and taste great—for even the pickiest kids.
June 10, 2008
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Sunburn and scrapes, bites and bruises remind us that summer’s not all easy. Fortunately, there are effective natural products for addressing nature’s small challenges. Learn how to create your own summer first aid kit with essential oils, vitamins, herbal ointments and homeopathic remedies. Malia Curran, MS, MPH, is a nutrition and health consultant.
June 3, 2008
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Don’t let sprains, strains and pain get in the way of your summer fun! Discover homeopathic, herbal and lifestyle recommendations for supporting the muscles, joints and whole body before during and after your activities. Dr. Tiffany Binder is a Naturopathic Physician, a general health care practitioner and a leading expert in nutrition and supplements.
May 12, 2008
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The natural facial care shelves are loaded with hundreds of products. Which ones are right for you? Holistic Aesthetician Traci Reazor guides us through a daily healthy skin care regimen for three common skin types. She discusses a variety of natural facial care products and the properties that make them effective. Take a fresh look at face care!
May 5, 2008
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Have you ever wished you could enjoy a spa right in your own home? Listen and discover how easy it is to: create the perfect relaxing—or energizing—bath; make your own professional quality massage oils; and add aromatherapy to your lifestyle. You’ll also learn the benefits of pure essential oils, and what differentiates them from other oils on the market. Tim Blakey has been an aromatherapist and herbalist for 30 years. He travels extensively doing education and sourcing oils from around the world for Aura Cacia and Frontier.
April 30, 2008
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Most everyone enjoys the pampering and results of a day at the spa. Not everyone has the things they need to enjoy a similar experience at home any time. So, whether you’re gifting or stocking your own personal spa “toolkit” here’s a how-to walk-through, featuring quality natural products that provide benefits beyond the normal spa ahhhh.
April 14, 2008
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Here’s your chance to discover the top easy-to-adopt lifestyle recommendations for dealing with and finding relief from allergies. Includes research-based natural approaches that work, as well as personal accounts of what’s been helpful over the years. Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a nutrition consultant and speaker, and sees clients in the Boston region.
April 8, 2008
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Wondering what’s causing all those troublesome allergy symptoms and why natural formulas can be effective? Tune in for the answers and take the first step toward alternative relief. You’ll also hear about preventing allergies and long-term solutions. Dr. Sarah Bedell Cook is a naturopathic doctor in private practice in Westminster, CO and teacher at the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver.
April 1, 2008
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Learn why homeopathic remedies are a great choice for all ages during allergy season. Get the short answer to how homeopathics work, as well as some specific formulas to look for and how to use them. Dr. Tori Hudson is a naturopathic physician of 23 years and medical director of her clinic in Portland, OR. She is also director of product research and education for Vitanica and author of Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine.
March 6, 2008
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Are you looking for safer alternatives in personal care? Discover why Whole Foods Market Premium Body Care is the best solution available on the market today. Learn about our new top-tier standards for results, quality of source, environmental impact and safety. Watch this enlightening video to get the scoop on how we determine which personal care products earn the Premium seal.
March 6, 2008
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Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are crucial for a healthy heart. Listen and learn about the role and benefits of these “good fats.” Then get expert tips for choosing high-quality fish oil supplements. Stuart Tomc has more than 20 years experience in Nutritional Medicine. He is a consultant to the World Health Organization and integrative physicians worldwide.
February 5, 2008
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How can you lower your risk of cardiovascular disease? Why is chronic inflammation often the heart of the matter? Get answers to these questions and more as you learn about specific nutrients, food and daily habits to help keep your heart healthy. Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a nutrition consultant and speaker, and sees clients in the Boston region.
January 16, 2008
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Listen to the wisdom of thirty years of experience as Dr. Jack Singh gives his top 5 recommendations for achieving weight goals. He also explains how to tell if foods are healthy and which ingredients to avoid. Jack J. Singh, N.D., H.M.D., founder and President of Organic Food Bar, is a board certified naturopathic physician, homeopathic medical doctor and nutritionist.
November 1, 2007
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Malia Curran, licensed nutritionist, joins us to talk about how you can stay out of the cold and flu game this winter. Tune in for tips on what to eat, different herbs to take, and what to do when symptoms arise.
September 28, 2007
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Make the switch to beauty that's more than skin deep with natural cosmetics.  Learn about mineral makeup--why you should use it and how to apply it--from Mineral Fusion makeup expert Jen Gaum.
August 28, 2007
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A lot of people, parents especially, are seeking solid information on building stronger immune systems. It’s common sense that getting the right nutrients each day plays a big role in staying healthy. Today’s topic is nutrients, what are we missing, and what are special concerns for children and teens. Our guest, Malia Curran, is a nutrition consultant, who received her masters degrees from Tufts University. Malia has spent a lot of her career exploring natural approaches to traditional issues and currently sees patients at her practice in Arlington, MA.
August 15, 2007
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On this podcast we continue with our focus on Back to School and what you can do to help keep your kids at their top of their game. Today we will be talking with a Naturopathic doctor about the importance of EFA’s.
August 1, 2007
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This is the start of our focus on back to school. There are so many things that we can do to give our kids a boost up in starting the school year. On this podcast we will be talking with a naturopathic physician about probiotics and what they can do for your child. Dr. Holly Lucille is a licensed naturopathic physician, an expert on women’s health issues. She is the past president of the California Naturopathic Doctor’s Association.
July 16, 2007
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Continuing with our series on Superfoods, on this episode we have Whole Foods Market Nutritionist and Quality Standards Coordinator Jody Villeco. Jody talks to us about the specifics of Superfoods, she will tell us about certain Superfoods and their makeup, where you can find them and tips on how to get more into your diet.
July 10, 2007
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These days, ANTIOXIDANT is both a health buzz word AND a big reason to eat superfoods. But you may be wondering "what IS an antioxidant?" Antioxidants protect the body from wear and tear, while strengthening the immune system, muscles, bones and skin. They do this by stabilizing cell-damaging “free radicals” that form as we use energy and age. Unhealthy processed and sugary foods, stress, excessive exercise, extended sun exposure and some chemicals in our environment also spur free radical production.

July 5, 2007
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Welcome to our series on superfoods, we are starting to hear a lot more about superfoods; blueberries, pomegranates, Goji berries to name a few. On this episode we will be talking with a nutritionist about what makes a food a superfood, and why these foods are so important for our bodies.
June 22, 2007
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As you’ve probably noticed, many skincare products are now advertised as “natural.” Yet there is no regulated definition for that word on personal care products. Experts agree that most skincare ingredients are absorbed, so check ingredient lists. Natural skincare products are effective, and they can limit your exposure to potentially harmful substances while feeding your skin the nutrients it needs to function properly. What are some of your natural skin care favorites, and why? Malia Curran, MS, MPH
June 4, 2007
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Summer is just about here and it’s time for our skin to be looking its best. Tune in to learn why natural skin care is the best choice.
May 15, 2007
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It's not magic, but it's close. Tune in to hear about the latest research on Aloe and how it can support supplement absorption.
May 2, 2007
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Want to know the top three tips for cleansing? All equally important, two of them are simple: Eat healthy foods in small amounts, and drink plenty of water. The third tip, however, is just as vital, and sometime overlooked: support your liver. This hard-working organ filters all the blood in the body several times a day, breaking down toxic substances and sending them on to be eliminated. Because the main goal of cleansing is more efficient elimination of toxins, liver support and protection is extremely important. Experts recommend the herb milk thistle for the job.
May 2, 2007
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Everything you wanted to know about internal cleanses but were afraid to ask. In this episode we will speak with two nutritionists and a MD about how cleansing can help your body run more efficiently, what ingredients to look for when purchasing a cleanse product and tips on how to manage some of the side effects of cleansing.
April 3, 2007
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Looking for an allergy free season? Or at least some allergy relief options that don’t have you snoozing the entire Spring away? Relief is in earshot. In this episode we speak with two Nutritionists about a variety of natural allergy relief products. Homeopathy? Nutritional Supplementation? Probiotics? Learn how allergies really affect the body and how to take a more preventative approach in dealing with seasonal allergy issues.
March 7, 2007
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Stressed out? You are not alone, nearly 66% of Americans have sought help for stress. In this episode we speak with a MD, Herbalist, Nutritionist, and Aromatherapist about natural options that can help you reduce your stress and bring your body back into balance.
February 7, 2007
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Do you heart heart health too? This Valentine’s, go beyond the sweet candy heart messages and do your heart some real good by listening to what our experts have to say about natural options for optimizing heart health.
February 7, 2007
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Learn why all multivitamins are not the same and what you can look for to support specific needs.
February 7, 2007
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Get firsthand information from experts about natural personal care products. Find out why you might want to take a closer look at your deodorant, oral care, hair care and skin care products.