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Top 10 Most Popular Alternative Dietary Lifestyles

Many people think of “diet” as a dirty word, as it has come to mean depriving oneself, usually for the sake of weight loss or as a means of nutritionally correcting a body imbalance such as high cholesterol or diabetes. But the word “diet” means “the kind of food you eat;” it is a synonym of “nourishment,” and health experts agree that there is a science to taking care of your body through nutrition.

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Complementary and alternative medicine

Complementary and alternative medicine has never been more popular. Nearly 40 percent of adults report using complementary and alternative medicine such as green tea, cat's claw, tumeric, or more controvesional ones such as cannabidiol oils, also called CAM for short. Doctors are embracing CAM therapies, too, often combining them with mainstream medical therapies — spawning the term "integrative medicine."

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Why Sleep Should Be The Next Vital Sign

Historically, the medical community hasn’t been trained to talk to patients about sleep, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't be having the conversation. Sleep expert Michael Breus discusses why we need to talk to our doctors about sleep and how it plays a significant role in our overall health.

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