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Struggling To Get A Good Night’s Sleep? You’re Not Alone!

Struggling To Get A Good Night’s Sleep? You’re Not Alone!

It turns out, aging doesn’t just impact your looks. Aging also impacts the ability of the circadian clock (your body’s natural sleep/wake cycle) to re-set itself when exposed to light. Yes – that means your cell phones, tablets, TVs and computers. Why You Need A […]

Laughter Really is the Best Medicine

Laughter Really is the Best Medicine

Laughter isn’t just a way to convey a feeling of being genuinely happy. Harvard Medical School’s website, Harvard Health Publishing, laughter may also benefit our brain and health, as well. Heart Health In 2010, neuroscientists began compiling evidence to study whether laughter triggers chemical responses […]

Stress, Sleep, and Weight Gain: The Link from Within

Stress, Sleep, and Weight Gain: The Link from Within

Written by Allison Menor, BS Emotional eating is a problem that has plagued our country for decades as a result of unhealthy cultural behaviors. The use of unhealthy foods for positive reinforcement has caused millions of Americans to associate food with feeling. So, while unhealthy […]

Feeling burnt out from the holidays and cold weather? Rhodiola can help!

Feeling burnt out from the holidays and cold weather? Rhodiola can help!

What is Rhodiola? The word adaptogen in herbal medicine refers to an herb or plant extract that helps the body adapt to stress and fatigue, while promoting or restoring normal physiological (bodily) functioning. Rhodiola is just such an herb. It’s the root of the Rhodiola […]

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

A protein, FKBP51, has been associated with anxiety and diabetes, as it contributes to the regulation of the stress system. Diabetes Diabetes is a life-threatening disease that causes your blood sugar and triglycerides to become continuously and severely elevated. This excess circulating blood sugar is […]

New Study: ALCAR Found Very Effective for Depression

New Study: ALCAR Found Very Effective for Depression

What is ALCAR? Acetyl L-Carnitine (ALCAR) is an absorbable form of the amino acid L-Carnitine, a naturally occurring amino acid that is synthesized in the liver and kidney. Like L-Carnitine, ALCAR produces energy in the mitochondria of the cell. Because it participates in energy metabolism, […]