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Healthy Living

Healthy Foods, Tips, Diet and Health Articles

Learn more about the health benefits of mushrooms, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Superfoods

While we enjoy gourmet meals and fine wines, we also believe in moderation and preventative measures for maintaining optimum health. In our health section, we feature articles that range from superfoods such as açaí and pomegranates to health-promoting beverages, including water and tea, as well as the latest diet book reviews. Find tips on staying healthy, foods that promote wellness and a wealth of information on how to cook healthy meals.

Umi No Jinenjyo
Sold by Japanese food importer Mutual Trading Company, Umi No Jinenjyo is a delicious, nutrient-dense seaweed harvested from Toyama Bay. Try it over rice, or as a salad.
Packed with nutrients, Umi No Jinenjyo is a type of seaweed harvested from Toyama Bay, Japan

Dragon Herbs, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Stress Busters
Top 10 Stress Busters
From homeopathic European roots to adaptogenic Chinese herbs these stress busters are guaranteed to help you find your inner Zen.

Top 10 Diet Books
Successful dieting comes down to finding a program you can live with. The books on this list feature a variety of approaches, from nutritarianism to the Paleo model.
Deepak Chopra's "What Are You Hungry For?", one of GAYOT's Top 10 Diet Books

Watercress is full of health benefits, including impressive cancer fighting properties
Watercress Health Benefits
Crisp and peppery, this plucky perennial adds a peppy bite to salads. It also prevents free-radical damage and helps reduce wrinkles.

The Health Benefits of Apples
Apples may not be as trendy as other superfoods such as açai and goji berry, but these old school harbingers of health are bursting with benefits.
 Apples pack four grams of fiber per medium fruit

Fifty Shades of Kale by Drew Ramsey, M.D. and Jennifer Iserloh
Fifty Shades of Kale
Need a break from kale chips? This new cookbook incorporates the cruciferous veggie into everything from fajitas to Campari cocktails.

Top 7 Self-Help Books
Get by with a little help from some friends! Our favorite self-help books feature great advice from experts in a variety of fields.
The Creative Visualization Workbook by Shakti Gawain, one of GAYOT's Top 7 Self-Help Books

Shopping for a die-hard beauty junkie? From anti-aging retinoid pads to a paraffin bath set, the products on GAYOT's list are worthy of any spa.

From the classic vaudeville of the Marx Brothers to the outrageous antics of Will Ferrell's Frat Pack, these films never fail to leave us laughing out loud.