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The Power of Sleep and How it Recharges the Body

The Power of Sleep and How it Recharges the Body

A good nights sleep is the key to all things healthy; everything from your focus to your digestion is impacted by your sleep routine. With our busy schedules, its hard to get the rest that helps us feel refreshed, energized and ready to take on […]

How Stress At Work Impairs Mental Health

How Stress At Work Impairs Mental Health

Do you feel overwhelming stress at work? A new study published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry set out to research whether or not the intensity of a high-pressured work environment can lead to common mental health issues like anxiety and depression. This study suggests that […]

New Study: Curcumin Improves Memory & Mood

New Study: Curcumin Improves Memory & Mood

📸 by Osha Key on Unsplash What is Curcumin? Curcumin, or Curcuma longa, is a major ingredient in the Turmeric root. It is a ginger-like plant used for its powerful healing properties in China, the Middle East and India. Turmeric refers to the plants underground […]

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, […]

New Study: Just 1 Hour of Exercise Per Week Prevents Depression

New Study: Just 1 Hour of Exercise Per Week Prevents Depression

Depression is a disorder that affects around 6.7% of adults in the United States each year. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than 300 million people currently live with the disorder. This disorder is not a normal “up and down” of emotions; this […]