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How to Have Better Sleep–Melatonin

There is very little worse than when you are exhausted but your brain is still going a million miles an hour. All you want to do is sleep, but your body refuses to calm down. You lie in bed, eyes closed, and sleep just beyond reach.  Melatonin is a chemical in your body that is …

The Skinny on Fats

For years, health experts preached that a low-fat diet was the gateway to health.  They proclaimed fats as the enemy, linking them to cardiovascular and other diseases.  The food industry jumped on this “theory” and bombarded us with fat-free and low-fat “food” options.  A walk down the supermarket aisle will confirm our obsession with fat-free …

All-Natural Immune Boosters

Being sick stinks! But just because the temps are cooling off that doesn’t mean it has to happen to you… You can dodge the seemingly incessant flow of germs that are freely passed around in the fall and winter months by taking extra steps to support your immune system. Here are 10 simple, all-natural ways …

Why You Should Eat Superfoods

Superfoods are a special category of foods found in nature. By definition, they are sparse in calories and dense in nutrients, meaning they pack a lot of punch for their weight as far as goodness goes. They are superior sources of antioxidants and essential nutrients we need but cannot make ourselves. The most important thing …