Complement Research & Resources

Joel Kahn, MD
Vitamin D and a plant-based diet: Everything you need to know

Vitamin D and a plant-based diet: Everything you need to know

Vitamin D and the Plant-Based Diet: What You Really Need to Know BY: DR. JOEL KAHN, MD Vitamin D is so important for healthy bodies that it is often referred to now as a pro-hormone — more than just a vitamin.   Vitamin D is made in the skin in response to ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunshine and has a role in strong bones, healthy blood vessels, robust immune systems, and optimal brain and nervous system function. But since most of us work inside, the chance to get prolonged sun exposure to produce vitamin D is inadequate. The availability of...

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Izzy Fischer
You are limitless: How removing my self-imposed limitations changed my life

You are limitless: How removing my self-imposed limitations changed my life

You are limitless: How removing my self-imposed limitations changed my life BY: IZZY FISCHER A few days ago, I found myself in a heated argument with my partner. He had suggested that I could do something that I simply did not believe I could do... “Why would you even suggest that? It's out of the question... I can’t do that!” I yelled. He responded with, “You’re not even giving yourself a chance. Stop limiting yourself.” Immediately, I knew he was right.   “Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.” I can’t be a runner because I’m not built...

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Michael Palm
You are empowered: The wake-up call that changed my life forever

You are empowered: The wake-up call that changed my life forever

You are empowered: The wake-up call that changed my life forever BY: MATT TULLMAN Sometimes you don't know you have a problem until it slaps you right in the face. This health story starts several years ago, as I barreled through my 20’s. At the time, I felt "healthy enough" and was content with my physical appearance, but I had no idea that — on the inside — things weren’t going as well as they appeared. At the time, I was running a start-up that helped K-12 schools transition from textbooks to technology. I spent much of my time going...

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Michael Palm
You are fluid: 7 habits for living in the present moment

You are fluid: 7 habits for living in the present moment

You are fluid: 7 habits for living in the present moment BY: MICHAEL PALM Most of us have heard of, or experienced, the heightened awareness familiar to high performers known as the “flow state.” As defined by Headspace, it’s: “That sense of fluidity between your body and mind, where you are totally absorbed by and deeply focused on something, beyond the point of distraction. Time feels like it has slowed down. Your senses are heightened. You are at one with the task at hand, as action and awareness sync to create an effortless momentum. Some people describe this feeling as...

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