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The Body Mass Index is almost 200 years old, doesn’t account for different body types, and is racist.

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Read these seven ways to have a healthier barbecue this Labor Day by reducing your exposure to environmental toxins

Healthy Barbecue For Labor Day, Seven Tips


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The lymphatic system is a key part of immune health, but doesn’t get talked about enough. Here are 5 tips for promoting lymph function.

Boost Your Immune System With These 5 Lymphatic Movement Tips


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Typical doctors are in the business of keeping you from dying, not helping you thrive.

What Med School Didn’t Teach Your Doctor May Hurt You


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Root vegetables and squash represent all three types of carbohydrates.

The way most of us have been taught to think about carbs interferes with our health goals and joy. Here’s a more useful framework.

Three Types of Carbs You Need to Know


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The Chronic Pain Experience is supposed to look a certain way. And this isn’t it.

I’m not supposed to share this photo…


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Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open to prioritize her mental health resists status quo expectations of athletes’ emotional labor

Naomi Osaka: “Petulant Little Madam” or Self-Aware Realist?

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Aioli with lemon and tarragon pairs well with appetizers like these tempura vegetables.

Aioli, a versatile cold sauce of olive oil and garlic, made like mayonnaise, is native to the Mediterranean. Make this one at home and turn any meal into a special occasion.

Aioli with Lemon & Tarragon Whips Up Quickly in a Blender


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This honey-mint vinaigrette is so versatile, it’s right at home with every course, from appetizer to dessert.

Put this Honey-Mint Vinaigrette on Everything


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This crisp and versatile salad comes together easily. Briny feta, toasty almonds, and a minty-sweet vinaigrette balance tart apple and cabbage.

Apple-Cabbage Slaw with Honey-Mint Vinaigrette


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You're a regular Da Vinci at figuring out the workarounds, hacks, and coping mechanisms to get you through a pain flare. But these strategies are more about avoiding pain than pursuing your big goals and desires. Take the quiz to get your customized plan for accessing more pleasure while living with pain. 

Which Pain Management Archetype Are You?

Are you like the goddess Victory?


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