Recently, fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi have been making news, even though they are, in fact, anything but new – fermented foods have been around for thousands of years. For people living without modern medicine and refrigeration, fermentation has always been not only a simple means of food preservation, but also a way to imbue foods with health-promoting properties, an essential tool for maintaining the gut health.
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A safe sunscreen (like zinc oxide) is your best bet when it comes to protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. But did you know that you can increase your skin’s resistance to damage, aging, and even cancer with certain healthy foods? Plants have their own built-in protection against the damaging effects of the sun.
Whether or not your New Year’s resolution was about slimming down, we can all take the opportunity for a fresh start when it comes to our approach to health. See my interview with Dr. Manny Alvarez at Fox News, highlighting a few easy changes you can make this year, from my new book, “The New Health Rules.”
Kyra Sedgwick and I discuss plastics and BPA. Plastics can cause erectile dysfunction and other bodily harm. Kyra helps explain why plastics are harmful, the real meaning of microwave safe, and how you can avoid hurting your body.