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The US is now the biggest market for hemp products in the world. We shell out $620 million annually for food and body care products made from hemp grown in other countries. The demand for hemp foods is immense; the nutritional status of hemp seed is in the super food category due to its concentrations of amino acids, protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and omegas. You can learn more starting on page 33. While we have many more great articles and recipes in this issue, I wanted to take a moment to talk about fear and joy. We

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HEALTHY CHOICES

STAYING SHARP

Big gains FOR ORGANICS Organic operations in the US have steadily increased in recent years. Nearly 22,000 certified operations exist here—about two-thirds of the worldwide total. The US Department of Agriculture reported in April that organic operations increased nearly 12 percent between 2014 and 2015—the highest growth rate since 2008. The number of operations has tripled since 2002. The Organic Trade Association stated that it “is committed to increasing organic production in this country by addressing the barriers to transitioning to organic so that we can support more farmers and more acres in making organic products accessible for all consumers.” SOURCE “US Certified Organic Operations Total Over 21,000,” Organic Trade Association, www.NewsFromOTA.com, 4/5/16

Better fitness may mean BETTER MEMORY That daily walk or jog may be boosting your memory. A new study published in the journal NeuroImage linked aerobic capacity with the volume of a brain region that is crucial to memory. Participants who did well on a treadmill test were found to have a greater volume in the entorhinal cortex. They also did better on a memory test. SOURCE “Aerobic Fitness Linked to Bigger Memory Region in Brain,” Mind, Mood & Memory, Massachusetts General Hospital, March 2016

CAREFUL CONSUMERS

BPA REPLACEMENT not safe Many manufacturers have stopped using bisphenol A (BPA) in plastics and other items after studies showed it raised risks for breast and prostate cancers. But bisphenol S (BPS), a common replacement, is also linked to health risks. It speeds embryonic development and disrupts the reproductive system in laboratory animals. “Our study shows that making plastic products with BPA alternatives does not necessarily leave them safer,” said lead researcher Nancy Wayne, PhD. Her team determined that brain cells of zebrafish embryos were negatively affected after just 25 hours of exposure to water polluted by BPA or BPS. “We saw many of these same effects with BPS found in BPA-free products,” Dr. Wayne said. “BPS is not harmless.” SOURCE “Chemical Used to Replace BPA in Plastic Accelerates Embryonic Development, Disrupts Reproductive System,” www.UCLAHealth.org, 2/1/16

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Go MANGO Mangoes are good sources of vitamin C and beta carotene. Nutrients such as gallic acid and gallotannins in the fruit may have anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties. New research shows that these and other antioxidant nutrients are “bioavailable” in sufficient amounts from eating mangoes. SOURCE “Absorption of Polyphenolic Compounds in Mangos Shows Potential Benefits to Human Health,” www.EurekAlert.org, 2/16/16

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Sweet salad NEWS The health of our digestive system depends on a varied mix of “good” bacteria. Sugars from leafy green vegetables play a major role in maintaining that mix, according to a new study. “Every time we eat leafy green vegetables we consume significant amounts of (sulfoquinovose) sugars, which are used as an energy source by good gut bacteria,” said Ethan Goddard-Borger, PhD. The good bacteria limit the ability of unhealthy microbes to colonize the gut. SOURCE “Sweet Discovery in Leafy Greens Holds Key to Gut Health,” Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, 2/15/16

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Obesity watch: LIMIT CHIPS, SODA “Potato chips are one of the most obesity-promoting foods for young people to consume.” That’s the conclusion of Eric Finkelstein, PhD, who led a recent study to determine which foods are most likely to cause weight gain among children and teens. The researchers singled out these foods as well: ■ Fat spreads, such as butter or margarine ■ Breaded or coated chicken or fish ■ French fries ■ Processed meats ■ Refined grains such as white bread ■ Desserts, sweets, and soda. The study suggests that the manner in which certain foods are prepared may be the key. For example, uncoated chicken and fish were not linked to obesity, nor were boiled or mashed potatoes without oil. And liquid calories appeared to be more obesity-promoting than calories from solid food because they are less likely to satisfy hunger. The study, which included more than 4,600 kids, linked 30 minutes of physical activity per day with healthy weight levels, and found that whole grains and high-fiber cereals promoted weight loss. SOURCE “Consumption of Specific Foods and Beverages and Excess Weight Gain Among Children and Adolescents” by D. Dong et al., Health Aff, 11/15 www.tas teforl i fe.com Untitled-2 1

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Prayer boosts WILLPOWER, FORGIVENESS We hear a lot about the power of mindfulness meditation and similar strategies for dealing with stress and self-control. But what about prayer? Does it convey similar benefits? “There is quite a bit of research focused on the different ways that people use prayer to cope with a variety of psychological and physical health challenges,” notes Clay Routledge, PhD, who teaches psychology at North Dakota State University. Writing on the Psychology Today website, Dr. Routledge discussed studies that showed how prayer can boost people’s willpower and feelings of forgiveness, reduce aggressive responses to anger or provocation, and aid in coping with stress. He also said couples who pray together show increased feelings of unity and trust. SOURCE “Science Reveals the Benefits of Prayer” by Clay Routledge, www.PsychologyToday.com, 3/21/16

DID YOU KNOW? Singing in a choir for an hour reduces stress hormones, boosts immune proteins, eases stress, and improves mood in people with cancer, according to a new study. Those benefits may help the body fight serious illness. “This is the first time it’s been demonstrated that the immune system can be affected by singing,” said researcher Ian Lewis, PhD. He added that the findings “could enhance the way we support people with cancer in the future.” SOURCE “Choir Singing Boosts Immune System Activity in Cancer Patients and Carers, Study Shows,” www.ScienceDaily.com, 4/4/16

NUTTY NUTRITION

Good for your HEART The cardiovascular benefits of eating nuts have been repeatedly demonstrated. Nuts have been shown to lower cholesterol and triglycerides while offering antioxidants, unsaturated fats, and soluble fiber. The Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter offers these tips for boosting nut intake: ■ Top oatmeal with chopped nuts. ■ Add nuts to granola. ■ Replace croutons or cheese in your salad with nuts. ■ Sprinkle nuts on yogurt. ■ Mix nuts into whole-grain or vegetable dishes for crunch. ■ Add nuts to stir-fries. SOURCE “Take Charge,” Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter, 3/16

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Seed to Supper by John Tullock ($21.95, HCI, 2016) Never before have Americans been so obsessed with food. As additives, preservatives, and other unpronounceable ingredients become less acceptable, many wonder how to gain control over the quality of what they eat. John Tullock, a lifelong gardener and gourmet cook, has the answers in this book, which focuses on cooking food you grow yourself. His approach to success begins with advice on window garden herbs, moves to patio containers and raised beds, and eventually encompasses the whole backyard. Foodies and beginners alike can take their passion for food right to the source, nurturing their meals from seed to plate. Readers will enjoy more than 100 recipes based on the most popular home garden veggies and herbs.

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The Rooftop Growing Guide by Annie Novak ($23, Ten Speed Press, 2016) Growing a successful garden in an urban setting can be difficult, with lack of space being the primary obstacle. Perhaps the solution could be to go vertical, by planting on the rooftops of residential and commercial buildings. Annie Novak, cofounder and head farmer of the nation’s first commercial green roof row farm, has created a comprehensive guide for aspiring rooftop gardeners in this book. Covering all aspects of creating a successful vegetable garden, Novak’s book discusses containers, soil, seeds, pests, and more. Featuring interviews and essays from experts who hail from all over the country, those new to rooftop gardening will find advice to suit their particular climate and needs. Novak’s experiences as a pioneering rooftop farmer form the core of this full-color, definitive guide—the perfect book for the summer gardening season.

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A Handful of Herbs by Barbara Segall, Louise Pickford, and Rose Hammick ($19.95, Ryland Peters & Small, 2016) Herbs are best known for the flavor boost they give our favorite dishes, as well as for their therapeutic uses. They also make beautiful additions to flower arrangements, and are simply lovely to behold on their own. Barbara Segall, a member of the Royal Herb Society advisory group, with the help of food writer and stylist Louise Pickford and photography stylist Rose Hammick, showcases the many sides of herbs in this book. Covering everything from growing herbs to arranging them, this book is divided into sections that discuss herb profiles, how to grow herbs, using herbs in the home, and cooking with herbs. Comprehensive enough to act as a true guide to the world of herbs, but beautiful enough to give as a gift, this book will appeal to herb aficionados or anyone interested in the culinary and curative qualities of plants.

Foolproof Preserving by the Editors at America’s Test Kitchen ($26.95, America’s Test Kitchen, 2016) We all want perfectly set jellies and crunchy pickles, but preserving is an exact science and sometimes things don’t come out the way we hope. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if someone spent hours perfecting the process so that we could also have success? Luckily, the editors at America’s Test Kitchen have done exactly that, and they’ve poured all their knowledge of preserving and pickling into Foolproof Preserving: A Guide to Small Batch Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Condiments & More. This book contains more than 100 recipes for everything from Blueberry-Earl Grey Jam to Spicy Zucchini Pickle Chips. Also included is a comprehensive overview of the science and techniques behind the boiling water canning process. Focusing on small batches of two to four jars, beginner home cooks are more likely to succeed, and seasoned canning experts will be thrilled with the variety of foolproof recipes offered in this full-color volume. TFL www.tas teforl i fe.com

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CELIAC CONCERNS ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS NAVIGATING THROUGH A SEA OF INFORMATION CAN BE TRICKY. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE WHEN IT COMES TO CELIAC DISEASE, WHERE THERE SEEMS TO BE A CONSTANT FLOW OF NEW STUDIES AND RESEARCH. TO HELP YOU WITH THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS, WE’VE ANSWERED SOME COMMON AND NOT-SO-COMMON QUERIES.

I was recently diagnosed with celiac disease. Do I need to worry about gluten-containing ingredients in the body care and makeup products that I use? Should I be taking probiotics if I have celiac disease? Which ones would work best? When unresolved issues are present (abdominal discomfort, bloating, occasional constipation or diarrhea), a probiotic may help, according to Stefano Guandalini, MD, an expert in celiac disease and founder and medical director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Research suggests that the strain Bifidobacterium breve may reduce inflammatory markers in children with celiac disease. Bifidobacterium infantis may lessen some symptoms of the disease in adults. Carefully read labels or contact the manufacturer, as not every product is gluten- or allergen-free. Inquire with the manufacturer whether any of the bacterial strains in the probiotic supplement were grown on a gluten-containing grain such as wheat or barley. Instead of—or in addition to—probiotics, you may also want to consume fermented foods containing live cultures (yogurt, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, kombucha, and kimchi). These items can be good gluten-free sources of probiotics.

Research has shown that gluten molecules are too large to penetrate intact skin. However, there are some people with celiac or gluten sensitivities who avoid any skin care items or makeup products that contain gluten on the chance that it may irritate their skin or accidentally be swallowed. (This is a particular concern with lip balms, lip glosses, and lipsticks.) Fortunately, there are many natural skin care and makeup manufacturers that avoid gluten as well as other common allergens in their product lines. Be sure to check labels every time before purchasing, as formulations may change. www.tas teforl i fe.com

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If I have celiac disease, do I need to worry about feeding gluten to my baby girl? Will her avoiding it help prevent the disease? It was believed that if gluten was introduced later on in a genetically susceptible child, the risk of developing the disease could be reduced. However, new data from randomized clinical trials shows that children who are genetically susceptible to celiac disease who were introduced to gluten later on simply developed the disease later on. Michelle Pietzak, MD, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, advises that genetic testing be considered before introducing gluten to infants with a celiac sibling or parent. While not all experts agree on delaying gluten if the baby has a high genetic risk, you may want to wait to introduce it—or avoid it altogether. Delaying gluten until the child is 2 won’t prevent the disease, but it will delay its onset during important growth periods. It’s interesting to note that if a baby has highrisk genes for celiac disease, breastfeeding won’t protect her. It can help protect against a wheat allergy, however, as babies who are breastfed tend to have fewer allergies. Are there new tests coming out to determine if someone has celiac disease? What about testing for non-celiac gluten sensitivity? There’s a new blood test being developed at Norway’s University of Oslo for celiac disease. It will work even when individuals are on a gluten-free diet by detecting special gluten-reactive T-cells in the body. Those with celiac disease have greater numbers of these T-cells, even when they eat gluten free. Later this year a preliminary clinical trial on the testing should be complete. Researchers are getting closer to identifying markers for gluten sensitivity in the body. A study from the University of Bologna in Italy indicates that those who are gluten-sensitive may have high levels of zonulin—a molecule linked to inflammation. Preliminary results find that levels of zonulin in gluten-sensitive individuals nearly match those who have celiac disease. This is a promising start for developing tests to diagnose non-celiac gluten sensitivity in the future. TFL SELECTED SOURCES “A Closer Look at Probiotics,” 10-11/15; “Gluten & Your Baby,” 2-3/16; “Research Roundup: New Celiac Test,” 2-3/16, by Christine Boyd, Gluten Free & More ■ “A Protein in the Gut May Explain Why Some Can’t Stomach Gluten” by Jill Neimark, www.NPR.org, 12/9/15

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY JOIN THE MOVEMENT WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY (WED) IS CELEBRATED ANNUALLY ON JUNE 5. ESTABLISHED BY THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN 1972, WED AIMS TO HUMANIZE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, WHILE EMPOWERING OUR GLOBAL SOCIETY TO ADOPT MORE SUSTAINABLE AND FAIR DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES. LAST YEAR’S CELEBRATION HAD MORE THAN 1.2 MILLION PARTICIPANTS ENGAGED AROUND THE WORLD. World Environment Day—and every day—is the perfect opportunity to take responsibility for the care of Earth and to become an agent of change. Here are easy ways to take action.

Less Water, More Impact Sometimes we may feel that our individual choices don’t matter much in the big picture, but conserving water is one way an average person’s actions can have a significant impact. Swapping out an older model showerhead for a new, low-flow version can save between 25 and 60 percent of the water used. Check all fittings periodically to make sure they’re not leaking—fixing a dripping faucet saves money and conserves water.

Replace, Reuse, Recycle It’s amazing how much of what we use daily is recyclable—from paper to electronics, and everything in-between. Recycling just one aluminum soda can saves enough energy to run a 60 watt lightbulb for 20 hours. Of course, we can do more than sort our paper, bottles, and cans. The production of plastic amounts to almost 5 percent of the annual petroleum consumption in the US (about 331 million barrels per year). Scientists estimate that nearly 50,000 pieces of plastic float in every square mile of our oceans.

One way to reduce plastic production is to create demand for alternatives: Buy reusable bags and store them in your car and purchase glass storage containers for lunches and leftovers (this has the added bonus of reducing exposure to the toxins in plastic).

Buy Organic

SELECTED SOURCES “Consume with Care this World Environment Day,” www.TheGuardian.com, 6/5/15 ■ “Fun Tidbits About Recycling, Energy, and Climate Change,” State of Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, www.ct.gov/deep, 3/5/14 ■ “New Study Finds Clear Differences Between Organic and Non-Organic Milk and Meat,” Newcastle University, 2/12/16 ■ “Organic Meat and Milk Higher in Healthful Fatty Acids” by Kenneth Chang, http:// well.blogs.NYTimes.com, 2/15/16 ■ “What Are the Environmental Benefits of Organic Agriculture?” Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, www.fao.org ■ “What Is WED,” United Nations Environment Programme, www.WED2016.com

There are many good reasons to buy organic produce. Organic agriculture improves soil formation and creates more stable soil systems, which enhances nutrient availability. Because it does not rely on synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, organic farming can reduce the risk of groundwater pollution. Organic is good for the body too. A comprehensive study determined there are significant nutritional differences between organic and conventional milk and meat. Organic milk and meat contain about 50 percent more healthy omega-3 fatty acids than their conventional counterparts. Organic meat is lower in saturated fat, and organic milk contains higher levels of iron and vitamin E.

A Pivotal Moment World Environment Day gives us the opportunity to look more closely at our daily habits and make small changes to ensure the health of our world. We can all pledge to conserve, recycle, and purchase with our planet in mind. For more information, visit www.WED2016.com. TFL www.tas teforl i fe.com

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The Caribbean islands offer some of the freshest and healthiest foods on the planet. Fruit is abundant: coconuts, limes, mangoes, papayas, passionfruits, pineapples, bananas, and plantains. Popular vegetables include pumpkins, sweet potatoes, and yellow yams. A liberal use of herbs and spices is encouraged, and you’ll find everything from cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger, and thyme in starring roles. Try the following recipes, which offer a sampling of island cuisines. With their fresh and tropical flavors, they’re perfect for the warmer weather. © ELLEN SILVERMAN

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1. In a food processor or blender, combine orange and lime juices, 1 teaspoon of the cayenne, the chili powder, 1 teaspoon of the cumin, the garlic, ginger, honey, olive oil, salt, pepper, and the bunch of cilantro. Blend. 2. Transfer to a baking dish, add shrimp, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. 3. In a large skillet, warm vegetable oil over medium heat. Add plantain and sauté until caramelized and cooked through. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside. In same pan, sauté onion, scallion, and bell pepper for 2 to 3 minutes, and then add to bowl with plantains. 4. Add a little more oil to pan and stir-fry shrimp until opaque. (Alternatively, you can grill shrimp.) 5. While still warm, add shrimp to bowl with vegetables. Add black beans, corn, the K cup of cilantro, K teaspoon of the cumin, and N teaspoon of the cayenne. Add Lime Vinaigrette, toss to combine, and season with salt and pepper. Let rest for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to develop. Per serving: 240 Calories, 15 g Protein, 25 g Carbohydrates, 4 g Fiber, 11 g Total fat (2 g sat, 5 g mono, 2 g poly), 392 mg Sodium, ★★★★ Selenium, ★★★ Vitamin C, ★★ Vitamin B12, K, Copper, Phosphorus, ★ Vitamin A, B3 (niacin), B6, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc

LI ME VI NAI GRE T TE dGnV From Caribbean Potluck by Suzanne & Michelle Rousseau ($24.95, Kyle Books, 2014)

10 minutes prep time ■ makes approximately N cup

2 2 1 2 1

Tbsp fresh lime juice Tbsp olive oil tsp ground cumin Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves tsp minced garlic Sea salt and freshly ground pepper

1. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil, cumin, cilantro, and garlic until well combined. Season with salt and pepper.

CASHEW-CARDAMOM BANANA CO CO NUT SMOOTHI E dGV From Cooking with the Muse by Myra Kornfeld and Stephen Massimilla ($34.95, Tupelo Press, 2016)

10 minutes prep time + 4 hour cashew soak time ■ serves 2

N c cashews, soaked for 4 hours and drained 1 frozen banana,* cut into chunks O c unsweetened canned coconut milk** O c water 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract 1 Tbsp virgin coconut oil 1 Tbsp flaxseed oil 1 Tbsp raw honey K tsp ground cardamom 1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and buzz until smooth. 2. Pour into two glasses and serve immediately. *To freeze a banana: Peel it first, and then place it in a freezer safe container. **Make sure to stir the coconut milk thoroughly before measuring, since the cream tends to migrate to the top of the can. Store the leftover coconut milk for up to one week in the refrigerator or for months in the freezer. Kitchen note: Add a cup of blueberries for a blue version. Per serving: 492 Calories, 5 g Protein, 32 g Carbohydrates, 4 g Fiber, 40 g Total fat (24 g sat, 7 g mono, 6 g poly), 17 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Copper, Manganese, ★★ Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, ★ Vitamin E, Molybdenum, Potassium, Zinc

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From the Taste for Life test kitchen

From Coconut by Stephanie Pedersen ($14.95, Sterling, 2015)

15 minutes prep time + 3 hours marinate time ■ serves 6

15 minutes prep time + 30 minutes chill time ■ makes 2K cups

N c oil N c red wine vinegar L c fresh lime juice (from approximately 2 limes) 2 jalapeño chilies, halved and seeded (keep seeds if you want more heat) 3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 4 green onions, chopped 1 Tbsp minced ginger 1 Tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp ground allspice 2 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp ground cinnamon K tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp salt K tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast 1. Purée all ingredients except chicken in a highspeed blender or food processor. 2. Transfer marinade to a large bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat in marinade.

1K c chopped fresh or canned pineapple (if canned, drain and save juice) 1 c chopped mango N c peanuts or cashews (roasted or raw, unsalted), chopped N c unsweetened shredded dried coconut 1 c pineapple juice (or orange juice or a mixture) N c canned coconut milk (not “lite”) K small red bell pepper, diced N c red onion, diced 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped K tsp grated lime zest 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

1 tsp coconut sugar Salt, to taste N tsp ground ginger N tsp ground red or black pepper 1. Stir together pineapple, mango, peanuts, and coconut. 2. In a separate bowl, stir together rest of ingredients. Add to pineapple mixture, and toss to coat. 3. Chill 30 minutes. Kitchen Note: Enjoy this salsa with tortilla chips or crackers. It also works beautifully as a topping for your favorite protein. TFL

Per serving (serves 8): 109 Calories, 1 g Protein, 15 g Carbohydrates, 2 g Fiber, 6 g Total fat (3 g sat, 1 g mono), 4 mg Sodium, ★★★ Vitamin C, ★★ Manganese, ★ Copper

3. Cover bowl and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or up to 1 day. 4. Grill chicken until cooked through, turning occasionally. Per serving: 272 Calories, 35 g Protein, 6 g Carbohydrates, 1 g Fiber, 11 g Total fat (2 g sat, 7 g mono, 2 g poly), 199 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin B3 (niacin), B6, Selenium, ★★★★ Phosphorus, ★★ Vitamin B12, K, Pantothenic acid, ★ Vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), Vitamin C, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc

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B Y D AV E C L A R K E

HELP FOR THINNING HAIR NATURAL, EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES A WOMAN’S RELATIONSHIP WITH HER HAIR GOES THROUGH MANY PHASES, FROM HONEYMOON TO HATRED, SOMETIMES IN THE SAME DAY. HAIRSTYLES COME AND GO BUT ONE THING REMAINS CONSTANT— WHEN IT COMES TO THE MANE EVENT, THINNING HAIR IS THE ENEMY. The problem of thinning hair, while mostly associated with men, is an issue for more women than most people realize. Mary Gail Mercurio, MD, an associate professor of dermatology at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, says as many as 5 percent of women under 30 and 60 percent of those older than 70 are affected. Others, such as Shabina Ahmed, MD, an endocrinologist with Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, say up to 10 percent of premenopausal women might be affected by hair loss. Female-pattern hair loss, also known as alopecia, can begin as early

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as the late teens. It is often genetically caused and, instead of a bald spot on the top of the scalp as is common in men, there is thinning over the crown. Besides heredity, thinning hair can also be caused by ■ Harsh hair treatments (such as coloring) or styling (extreme high heat). ■ Twisting or pulling your hair (sometimes diagnosed as trichotillomania). ■ Prescription drugs (including those to thin blood or lower high blood pressure). ■ Thyroid disease. ■ Iron deficiency (consult your healthcare professional before supplementing your iron intake). ■ Stress, which can cause hair loss six to 12 weeks later. Hair may take up to six to 12 months to grow back. ■ Pregnancy, which can cause hair to thicken due to increased estrogen production; consequently, postpartum, there can be temporary hair loss. ■ Polycystic ovarian syndrome, which occurs when the ovaries produce more testosterone than a women needs; the result is male pattern baldness or thinning hair. As challenging as hair loss can be, several natural solutions have proven effective in combating thinning hair.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids As if improved cardiovascular health weren’t enough, the nutrients in omega-3 fatty acids (found in salmon, sardines, herring, or mackerel) can help you maintain a healthy head of hair. Seafood not your thing? Get your omega 3s from freshly ground flaxseeds sprinkled on your cereal or salads, or crack open a walnut or two.

GLA The essential omega-6 fatty acid

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known as gamma linolenic acid (GLA) can be found in black currant oil or evening primrose oil. GLA taken in capsules or soft gels (consider taking 500 milligrams of either, twice daily) can also reduce hair loss. The results could take six to eight weeks, so be patient.

Combo Cocktail The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology reported a study in which 80 women with mild female pattern hair loss took a combination of fish oil, black currant oil, vitamin E, vitamin C, and lycopene supplements daily for six months. The results were noteworthy: 87 percent had increased hair density, their hair strands became measurably thicker in diameter, and almost 90 percent of the women reported decreased hair loss. Here’s what the women in the study took: Fish oil

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*Consult your healthcare professional first as this can lower blood pressure in those who already have low blood pressure, and it can also slow clotting.

If your hair loss is due to alopecia, you needn’t change your hair care routine if there is no underlying structural problem with your hair. Although washing, coloring, or perming hair can cause hair loss or damage, changing your hair care routine is unnecessary if your hair loss is the result of a hereditary condition. TFL SELECTED SOURCES “Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on Weight Loss in Women” by C. Le Floc’h et al., J Cosmet Dermatol, 3/15 ■ “The Root of Hair Loss in Women,” Johns Hopkins Medicine, www.HopkinsMedicine.org, 7/1/15 ■ “Six Tips for Healthy Hair and Skin,” www.DrWeil. com ■ “This Supplement Combo Reduced Hair Loss in 90% of the Women Who Took It” by Jessica Chia, www.Prevention.com, 2/10/15

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So what’s the story on the versatile plant that’s a source of rope, clothing, food, and pharmaceuticals? Read on for a primer on hemp from a legal, historical, nutritional, and medicinal perspective.

Historical Uses of Hemp Evidence of cord, clothing, and fabric made from hemp fiber dates back to Stone Age Taiwan, second century BC China, and the Confucian Book of Rites. The Vikings used it to make sails and rope. Closer to home, King James I decreed that every property owner in colonial Jamestown, VA, grow hemp to be made into rope and canvas for British ships. Today, hemp is used to make products including food, textiles, fuel, plastics, paper, and building materials.

amount of THC from the controlled substance list, meaning it could be legally produced in this country. Currently, more than half of US states have taken action to study or establish some form of hemp research program, or to permit industrial hemp cultivation. In some states, these programs will only begin once a federal law is passed or a waiver granted. To find out what the law is in your state, check out the website for the National Conference of State Legislatures, www.ncsl.org, and search for “hemp.”

Hemp’s Nutritional Value

The edible parts of the hemp plant, the shelled seeds (also called “hearts”), are used to make a milk alternative, protein powder, and oil, and they can be sprinkled directly onto food. Toss two tablespoons of the seeds over your salad, oatmeal, Legal Considerations yogurt, rice, or vegetables, and Hemp and marijuana are closely you’re getting two grams of fiber, related. Both are varieties of the five grams of protein, 300 millicannabis plant, but marijuana congrams of potassium, 25 percent of tains THC, the inthe daily requirement of gredient that gets iron, and 15 percent of the Animal and cellyou high, while daily requirement of vitaculture research hemp has barely a min A—in addition to a tasty indicates that CBD trace of THC. Nev- may have antiseizure, crunch. ertheless, in the antioxidant, Hemp also contains omeUS, the Marihuana neuroprotective, ga-3 and omega-6 fatty anti-inflammatory, Tax Act of 1937 acids, which fight inflammapain-relieving, didn’t distinguish tion and provide heart and anti-tumor, between varieties, immune system benefits. antipsychotic, and making it illegal to Hemp milk contains both anxiety-reducing grow hemp as well calcium and protein, making properties. as marijuana. it a great nondairy replaceIn recent years, ment for cow’s milk. And though, laws around hemp have as a protein powder, ground hemp changed, and more changes seeds also provide fiber. may be in store. The federal 2014 Farm Bill allows states to certiMedicinal Promise fy and register universities and The pharmaceutical value of hemp state agriculture departments to comes from one of its components, grow industrial hemp for research cannibidiol (CBD). Drugs containing purposes. The Industrial Hemp CBD are already used in more than Farming Act of 2015, which was 25 countries to treat certain sympintroduced in Congress over a toms of multiple sclerosis. And a year ago, would remove hemp recent trial of a CBD drug aimed at that contains no more than a trace reducing seizures in children with a

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rare form of epilepsy showed promising results. Animal and cell-culture research indicates that CBD may have antiseizure, antioxidant, neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, anti-tumor, antipsychotic, and anxiety-reducing properties. “CBD appears to be a safe drug with no addictive effects, and the preliminary data suggest that it may have therapeutic value for a number of medical conditions. Addressing barriers that slow clinical research with CBD would accelerate progress,” Nora Volkow, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, wrote in a blog post.

hemp seeds and hemp oil

Hemp’s Future While the verdict isn’t in yet on hemp’s pharmaceutical properties, progress is being made, at both state and federal levels, in permitting its cultivation in the United States, which will make it easier for researchers to explore its uses for various medical conditions. Thanks to hemp imported from other places, particularly Canada, clothing, food, and other items made from the versatile plant will keep natural product shelves in the US supplied. Farmers hoping to cultivate hemp here will be keeping an eye on the progress of the Industrial Hemp Bill of 2015 as it makes its way through the legislative process, as will consumers who value hemp products. TFL SELECTED SOURCES “8 Things You Didn’t Know About Hemp” by Carey Reed, PBS NewsHour, www.pbs.org, 10/17/15 ■ “The Biology and Potential Therapeutic Effects of Cannabidiol” by Nora D. Volkow, National Institute on Drug Abuse, www.drugabuse.gov, 6/24/15 ■ “Cannabidiol”; “Why Are Hemp Seeds Good for Me?” by Keri Glassman, WebMD.com ■ “Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015,” www.congress.gov ■ “Marijuana-Based Drug Found to Reduce Epileptic Seizures” by Andrew Pollack, The New York Times, 3/14/16 ■ “Researching Marijuana for Therapeutic Purposes: The Potential Promise of Cannabidiol (CBD)” by Nora Volkow, Huffington Post Science Blog, 7/23/15 ■ “State Industrial Hemp Statutes,” National Conference of State Legislatures, www. ncsl.org, 3/4/2016

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Many of the same recommendations that promote overall health align with minimizing your risk of colon cancer; specifically, eat less red meat (no more than once or twice a week), include fish in your diet, focus on a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, maintain a healthy body weight, exercise regularly, don’t use tobacco, and limit alcohol.

Tending Your Gut

Brewing Up Good Health Coffee just might be a colon cancer fighter in a “to go” cup. In the latest of a growing list of studies, researchers found that in a group of men being screened for colon cancer, those drinking the most coffee ended up least likely to have precancerous tumors found by the screening. With coffee, as daily servings go up, so do the protective anticancer benefits. This perk of coffee appears to be related to antioxidants and other cancer-fighting substances found in coffee, as well as coffee’s speeding-up effect of transit time in the colon.

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Colon cancer generally starts as tiny growths, called polyps, along the lining of the large intestine. These polyps, over a period of 10 years of slow growth and change, can morph into cancer. Colonoscopies generally aim to find and remove colon polyps in order to block cancer development. Of course, preventing polyp formation in the first place means that cancer doesn’t take root at all. Your gut serves as the front line when it comes to exposure to cancer-promoters in foods—but anticancer substances in food can also exert a strong effect here. Take garlic. The potential of garlic as a cancer fighter has been known since ancient times. This pungent herb fights cancer at several sites in the body, including the colon. A review of numerous studies of garlic intake determined that a diet rich in garlic correlates to a much lower chance of developing polyps—and thus a lower overall risk of colon cancer. Garlic is a great addition

to many dishes, although some people might experience heartburn after indulging in it. And for those with a sensitive nose, it’s good to know that odorcontrolled garlic supplements are available. If you are following the prudent advice to avoid red meat, you can readily turn to fish to take its place on your plate. Scientific research demonstrates a consistent pattern of cancer protection when even small amounts of fish are included in a person’s diet on a regular basis. The essential fatty acids in fish called omega 3s (specifically EPA and DHA) account, in large part, for this colon-friendly benefit. Superior sources of omega 3s include salmon, herring, sardines, cod, tuna, and mackerel. But if eating fish isn’t to your liking, turn to omega-3 supplements (derived from either fish or plant sources).

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Probiotics can even be beneficial in people already known to have polyps or colon cancer; research shows that regular use of probiotic supplements alters biomarkers of colon cancer in a healthier direction. Upping your intake of calcium could pay off in terms of lower colon cancer danger; this is particularly true if your calcium intake is currently lower than recommended. For each extra 100 milligrams (mg) of supplemental calcium, there is a measurable drop in colon cancer development risk. This benefit of extra calcium appears to level off when intake reaches 1,200 mg daily. (This doesn’t mean that more calcium is harmful, but that additional benefit for colon cancer risk reduction wasn’t seen in those ingesting more than this.) Even people who have already had colon polyps can benefit, with calcium (as 1,200 mg per day of calcium carbonate supplements) lowering the chance of the polyps returning or progressing to more dangerous forms over the four years that a group of adults were tracked. Another mineral, magnesium, also shows protective effects against colon cancer. Several large studies indicate that risk of colon cancer goes down in people with higher magnesium intakes. This association is particularly strong in women. Calcium and magnesium are often found in the same multimineral supplements, which makes it easy to get both of these important minerals. TFL

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SELECTED SOURCES “Coffee Intake and the Risk of Colorectal Adenoma: The Colorectal Adenoma Study in Tokyo” by S. Budhathoki et al., Int J Cancer, 4/21/15 ■ “Colorectal Cancer and Adenomatous Polyps in Relation to Allium Vegetables Intake: A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies” by F. Turati et al., Mol Nutr Food Res, 6/27/14 ■ “Dietary Magnesium Intake and Risk of Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of Epidemiologic Studies” by H.J. Ko et al., Nutr Cancer, 6/9/14 ■ “Dietary Supplement Use and Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses of Prospective Cohort Studies” by R.C. Heine-Bröring et al., Int J Cancer, 11/11/14 ■ “Dietary Synbiotics Reduce Cancer Risk Factors In Polypectomized and Colon Cancer Patients” by J. Rafter et al., Am J Clin Nutr, 2/07 ■ “Effect of Calcium Supplementation on the Risk of Large Bowel Polyps” by K. Wallace et al., J Natl Cancer Inst, 6/16/04 ■ “Fish Consumption and Colorectal Cancer Risk in Humans: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” by S. Wu et al., Am J Med, 4/17/12 ■ “The Microbiome and its Potential as a Cancer Preventive Intervention” by S.J. Bultman, Semin Oncol, 9/8/15 ■ “Primary Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Myth or Reality?” by M. Crosara Teixeira, World J Gastroenterol, 11/7/14

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NATURAL BEAUTY BY LISA PETTY

LET’S GET REAL ABOUT MEN’S GROOMING GO NATURAL OR GO HOME LOOKING, SMELLING, AND FEELING GREAT ARE IMPORTANT. BUT A TYPICAL MAN’S PERSONAL CARE ROUTINE CAN EASILY EXPOSE HIM TO A LONG LIST OF MANMADE INGREDIENTS EACH DAY.

Some of these chemicals are endocrine disruptors that interfere with healthy hormone function. This can lead to weight gain and infertility and can also be a factor in miscarriage for a partner or the cause of genital birth defects in male offspring. Fortunately, you can support your long-term health with natural personal care options. Here’s how to get real with your grooming:

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Opt for a simple, mild, and soothing castile soap made with at least 40 percent olive oil and alkaline salt. Other skin-safe ingredients include lemon oil made from the peel of ripe lemons. This citrus oil is antibacterial and astringent and helps to clean oily skin. The herbaceous scent of patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a bonus in soaps for dry skin.

Hair Care For shampoos, remember that lots of lather usually indicates a pletho-

ra of nasty chemicals. Enjoy gentle cleansing from ingredients like yucca (Yucca schidigera), used for foaming and purifying in mild shampoos and soaps. Sage oil (Salvia officinalis) is helpful for sensitive scalps and dandruff. Look for sage oil along with rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), which also promotes a healthy scalp. Protect and mend fragile hair with conditioners containing wheat protein (Triticum vulgare) that coat damaged strands. Get control of coarse or curly hair with conditioners containing burdock (Arctium lappa).

Shave Prevent razor burn with a preshave treatment that includes lubricating extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil, baobab oil (Adansonia digitata) or rose-hip oil (Rosa rubiginosa). After your shave, splash on a tonic with antiseptic witch hazel or tighten and cool skin with astringent menthol. Essential oils can be an uplifting addition to your after-shave. Try

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the refreshing antiseptic bergamot, derived from the skin of the fruit.

Beard Oil If you’d rather skip the shave, you can control and soften your beard with a conditioning oil. Opt for ingredients like jojoba and babassu oils, which penetrate well so whiskers aren’t oily. Beeswax serves as a moisturizing styling aid.

Skin Care Treat your dry skin to nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory borage oil (Borago officinalis), and seal in moisture with shea butter. Soothe and soften rough skin on hands and feet with chamomile (Anthemis nobilis).

Ugly Consequences Chemical

Found In

Health Impact

triclosan

soap, toothpaste, hand increases cancer risk sanitizers

phthalates

hidden under umbrella term “fragrance”

low sperm motility

parabens

creams, lotions, soaps, and other products

male infertility

Pearly Whites Triclosan is often found in drugstore toothpastes. Instead, opt for sodium bicarbonate for the cleansing and whitening of your smile. For fresh breath, look for a natural toothpaste containing wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens). For a brighter smile, fresher breath, and natural cavity protection, consider oil pulling. Swish about a teaspoon of coconut oil in your mouth for about 10 minutes and then spit. Repeat daily or weekly.

Deodorant Natural mineral salts help to create a hostile environment that prevents bacteria from causing odor. Look for a solid crystal or try a spray format. If you prefer a stick-type deodorant, look for freshness from ingredients like calendula (Calendula officinalis), lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus), thyme (Thymus vulgaris), or lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), which not only are gentle on skin but also provide natural deodorant protection. TFL

SELECTED SOURCES “Environmental and Experimental Exposure of Phthalate Esters: The Toxicological Consequence on Human Sperm” by N. Pant et al., Hum Exp Toxicol, 6/11 ■ “Recent Evidence Regarding Triclosan and Cancer Risk” by M. Dinwiddie et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014 ■ “Review: Parabens in Male Infertility—Is There a Mitochondrial Connection?” by R.S. Tavares et al., Reproductive Toxicology, 2009

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