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Dr. Frank Lipman is an internationally recognized expert in the field of integrative medicine. He is the founder and director of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City, where for over 20 years his personal brand of healing has helped thousands of people reclaim their vitality and recover their zest for life. In 2010 he developed Be Well by Dr. Frank Lipman, a line of leading-edge supplements and health programs. He is the author of New York Times Bestseller THE NEW HEALTH RULES, REVIVE: Stop Feeling Spent and Start Living Again and TOTAL RENEWAL: 7 Key Steps to Resilience, Vitality and Long-Term Health.

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8 Ways To Disconnect From Technology And Get More Done!

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 10:32 AM

I believe multi-tasking is over-rated! Recently, I saw a study that said the average smartphone user checks their device about six times an hour. Small wonder so many people these days are feeling distracted and overwhelmed! Making matters worse is that we are the ones constantly interrupting ourselves, tapping that...

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Comic Relief: The Healing Power of Laughter

(19) Comments | Posted March 27, 2012 | 9:26 AM

What's the one prescription I am always happy to dispense? Take two belly laughs and call me in the morning. Safer than any big pharma pill-of-the-moment and free of harmful side effects, laughter is one of the easiest things you can do to promote healing and well-being. In fact, in...

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The Super 7: Foods With Benefits

(24) Comments | Posted January 18, 2012 | 8:04 AM

Lose weight! Boost immunity! Improve your love life! If there were a pharmaceutical drug that did all three, there'd be a stampede to the pharmacy, but for now, no such pill exists. My advice? Build your own -- not a pill, but a plan -- an eating strategy that packs...

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10 Natural Tips To Boost Immunity This Winter

(65) Comments | Posted November 15, 2011 | 7:00 AM

Flu season is headed our way and in a few weeks many will suffer, but you don't have to be one of them if you start boosting immunity now. Here are 10 simple ways to prep your body so it's strong enough to repel viral invaders all winter long.

Best...

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Days 19 and 20: How to Re-Introduce Foods

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2011 | 1:25 PM

Here's how to re-introduce the foods you've been avoiding on the cleanse. This takes some patience, but it's worth it to see which foods are irritating to your system.

Re-introduce the foods you've been avoiding into your meals one at a time, every two days, to...

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Day 18: Almost Done!

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2011 | 1:37 PM

Our 21-day Cleanse is coming to a close soon, and many of you have asked about the next steps. You have changed your eating habits and have more energy and vitality, and maybe even lost some weight.

So what comes next?

After your Cleanse, the next step is...

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Day 17: Your Cleanse Questions Answered

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2011 | 11:43 AM

Now that we're more than two weeks into our Healthy Living 21-Day Community Cleanse, I wanted to take the time to answer some of your common questions about the program.

Why do a cleanse in the first place? Can I just adjust my diet without doing any sort...

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Day 16: The Wall Pose Stretch

(0) Comments | Posted September 21, 2011 | 9:22 AM

Yoga poses have a detoxifying effect on the body. The wall pose creates a stretch in the shoulders, legs and back that mobilizes muscle tissue and stimulates nourishing blood circulation in normally inactive areas of the body. Lymph fluid then begins its cleansing action, tissues become toned and detoxified and...

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Day 15: Sleep Better By Blocking out the Light

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2011 | 12:58 PM

Back in the days of our ancestors, we rose with the dawn and slept when it became dark, and this cycle imprinted itself in our genes. But today, when it comes to light, we're overfed and undernourished -- just as we are with food.

During the day, most of...

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Day 14: A Delicious Cleansing Recipe

(1) Comments | Posted September 19, 2011 | 12:02 PM

Happy Monday! I hope you enjoyed the weekend and that you're feeling more energetic and alert. Today we have an easy and delicious salmon recipe for you to enjoy.

Roasted Salmon with Mustard and Dill
Ingredients:

• 4 fillets of salmon, about...

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Days 12 & 13: Nature Meditation

(2) Comments | Posted September 17, 2011 | 1:58 PM

This weekend, I encourage you to get outside for a meditation with nature. This idea of meditating with nature may seem a little hokey, but I strongly suggest you try it. This nature walk is about becoming more sensitive to the environment and the extraordinary fact that you are alive....

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Day 11: Tennis Ball Neck and Shoulder Release

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2011 | 10:16 AM

This simple exercise releases tension in the upper back, neck and shoulders. It's a great DIY massage that you can do before bed to unwind and relax tense muscles.

1. Lie on your back, knees bent and feet hip-width apart.
2. Place two tennis balls at the top...

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Day 10: Torso Twist for Detoxification

(1) Comments | Posted September 15, 2011 | 12:33 PM

Twisting yoga poses aid detoxification, stimulate digestion and refresh the spine. This pose helps the spine, relaxes the diaphragm and stimulates liver detoxification.

Seated Torso Twist
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1. Follow the illustration, hold the back of the chair and twist...

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Do You Suffer From a Nature Deficiency?

(7) Comments | Posted September 15, 2011 | 9:35 AM

This modern hermetically-sealed lifestyle is turning many into indoor zombies: with dulled senses, suppressed immune systems, depressed spirits and sharply increased risk for illness and disease. One can hardly call that living -- particularly when the healing power of nature is so close at hand and literally, outside your front...

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Day 9: Seated Breathing Exercise

(1) Comments | Posted September 14, 2011 | 10:21 AM

When we are aware of our breathing, it helps to calm the body and mind. Breathing consciously is easy and convenient. Tuning in to your breathing anchors you in the awareness of your body, in the here and now.

Here is an easy breathing exercise you can do anywhere, even...

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Day 7: Kick Off the Cleanse (Recipes!)

(1) Comments | Posted September 12, 2011 | 9:27 AM

Good morning and welcome to week two of your Healthy Living Community Cleanse!

Over the past week, you have cut down on sugar, caffeine, gluten and dairy. You have gone shopping for healthy, whole foods. Now you're ready to officially kick off your cleanse!

If You're Doing The...

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Days 5 & 6: Use Dairy Alternatives

(9) Comments | Posted September 10, 2011 | 10:55 AM

For the next two days, stop or seriously limit consuming dairy products.

This includes milk, cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt, butter and non-dairy creamers.

Though cow's milk may be the perfect food for baby cows, it's not necessarily great for adult human beings.

There are over 60 hormones in...

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Day 4: Give Up Gluten

(9) Comments | Posted September 9, 2011 | 10:27 AM

For the next three days, cut your gluten consumption in half.

This cleanse is about removing the foods that irritate and exhaust the system to let the body rest. Along with sugar and processed foods, I believe that for many people there is no greater drain on energy than gluten....

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Day 3: Cut Back on Caffeine

(10) Comments | Posted September 8, 2011 | 9:56 AM

Caffeine is a powerful stimulant that can disrupt your sleep, exhausts your adrenal glands and create an acidic state in the body.

But, if the thought of starting your day without coffee seems unthinkable, I have a plan that should help even the most addicted caffeine addicts slowly taper...

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Day 2: Cut Down on Sugar

(1) Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 9:35 AM

Today we are focusing on cutting down on the sweet stuff: processed sugar and artificial sweeteners.

Your body processes sugar rapidly, giving you an initial burst of energy. But the energy surge vanishes quickly, causing you to crash and triggering the body to crave more energy. So you eat...

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