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Healthy Foods, Tips, Diet and Health Articles

Discover the health benefits of avocados

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.

Learn why this bright orange winter squash can help fight cancer

The Health Benefits of Pumpkin
From pumpkin pies to jack-o'-lanterns, this bright orange squash is an important part of fall festivities. However, the pumpkin's high levels of vitamin A, potassium and cancer-fighting carotenoids should be enough to elevate it from specialty food status.

Find out how pumpkins can increase your health

Find out why figs are so high in fiber

The Health Benefits of Figs
Get the skinny on these fleeting fall fruits that provide an excellent source of fiber and antioxidants.

Discover even more beneficial qualities

NEO Super Water, one of's Enhanced Waters

NEO Super Water
Take your workout to the next level with this ultra-purified water rich with antioxidants, electrolytes and the power to detox.

Give yourself a boost

Maharishi Ayurveda Deep Rest uses ancient Indian health methodology to bring peaceful sleep

Maharishi Ayurveda Deep Rest Herbal Supplement
Counting sheep not working for you? Maharishi Ayurveda takes a new-age approach to insomnia remedies with its Deep Rest sleep aid, incorporating ancient Indian health methodology and all-natural ingredients.

Get the sleep you need

Eat Well and Stay Slim: The Essential Cuisine Minceur by Michel Guérard

Eat Well and Stay Slim
Unlock the secrets to Michel Guérard's health-conscious cuisine minceur with this elegant cookbook. Offering in-depth instructions and inventive, low-fat recipes, Eat Well and Stay Healthy gives a new meaning to balanced French cooking.
Elevate your diet cooking

One of GAYOT's Top 5 Sunscreens, Drunk Elephant's Umbra Sheer Physical Defense SPF 30 is all-natural and packed with antioxidants

Top 5 Sunscreens
When it comes to sunscreen, old-school chemicals are definitely passé. Ranging from an antioxidant-rich vegan cream to a kid-friendly sunblock stick, GAYOT has selected the crème de la cream.

Lather up

Full of  “super adaptogens,” Dragon Herbs helps your body adapt to physical and mental stress

Top 10 Stress Busters
From homeopathic European roots to Chinese herbs, these stress busters are guaranteed to help you find your inner Zen.

Chill with a pill

Deepak Chopra's 'What are You Hungry For?' takes a deeper look at overeating

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.

Start shedding the pounds

Apples pack four grams of fiber per medium fruit
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.
An apple a day...

Check out GAYOT's Top 7 Self-Help Books, featuring The Power of Habit by Pulitzer prize winner Charles Duhigg

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, from Charles Duhigg to Louise Hay.

No life coach necessary

Loaded with vitamins and antioxidants, GAYOT's favorite superfoods promote wellness and help combat cancer and other health threats.

While it can be hard to separate the trash from the treasure when it comes to self-help books, these tomes are admired for their insightful advice.