Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

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According to Penn State College of Medicine, researchers have found that using technology before bed was associated with less sleep, poor sleep quality, greater fatigue, and high body mass indexes (BMI). Previous research points to technology impacting sleep patterns. But new research shows that 40% of children have cell phones by grade 5, and many…


What to Do When your Superfood and Protein Shakes Become Boring

Making the same protein shake every morning or before your workout can get boring pretty fast. Shake up your routine by adding superfood powers like Cocoa Hx®, Greens Hx® and Collagen Hx® and InVite®’s Whey Protein Powders into these different recipes for new, delicious and nutritious treats! Your taste buds will thank us later. Cocoa…


The Top 7 Products You Need for Winter Skin Care

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The cold and dry winter weather can be severely damaging to the skin. While you should always pay attention to your skin, it does need a little more TLC during the winter. Here’s what you need to know about winter skin care. Skin Facts The skin is the largest organ in the body, and it…


Probiotics: Why the ‘Live and Active’ Cultures in Your Yogurt Don’t Cut It

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If you are like many others, you think grabbing yogurt is both delicious and beneficial; of course it’s organic and contains live and active probiotic cultures. But how beneficial are these cultures? And how much do you need? Here’s what reports are saying. What are Probiotics? Probiotics are friendly bacteria that make up the microbiome…


Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity

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Researchers from several worldwide institutions – including the Imperial College London in the UK and the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization (WHO) in France – have discovered that cancers related to metabolic diseases like diabetes and obesity (high body mass index) have an increasingly high occurrence. Published in the…