THE BEST WAY TO BALANCE Puneet Nanda—also known as GuruNanda—talks toxins, oil pulling, and ayurvedic principle.
BOOK REVIEW Alternative Medicine’s medical editor, Andrew Campbell, reviews Gerard Mullin’s new book on the role of the gut microbiome: The Gut-Balance Revolution.
A SUMMER CLEANSE The notion of “spring cleaning” is long gone—but now is the time to tidy up a cluttered and congested body.
PTSD, ANXIETY, AND DEPRESSION Find seven natural agents to help mood- and traumarelated disorders.
UNDERSTANDING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM The immune system has some fascinating functions. Learn how to boost it with this longtime staple in traditional Chinese medicine: the Reishi mushroom.
NUTRIENT-BASED EATING A discussion of how the tastes and smells of food register in the brain—and how we can use that knowledge to approach food in a new way.
GUIDE TO GOAT MILK Mooove over, cows! See how you can sidestep food allergy symptoms and cool inflammation with this tasty, nutritious alternative.
HORMONE HEALTH Discover the secret to a balanced body—and 10 symptoms of thyroid imbalance (because it’s more common than you think!). COVER PHOTOGRAPHY: Reprinted from Simple Recipes for Joy by arrangement with Avery Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright©2014, Sharon Gannon