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Is Sleep More Important than Nutrition and Exercise?

Is Sleep More Important than Nutrition and Exercise?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one third of Americans do not get enough sleep. It has officially become a public health problem, as it leads to numerous health concerns and risks. But is it more important than exercise […]

Could A Magnesium Deficiency Be To Blame For Your Sleeping Problems?

Could A Magnesium Deficiency Be To Blame For Your Sleeping Problems?

If you’ve done everything to try to get or stay asleep (from ditching the electronics, to taking melatonin or trying to exercise to tire your body out), we’ve got news for you! You may be deficient in Magnesium. What is Magnesium? Magnesium is responsible for […]

New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

According to findings of a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, losing a single night’s sleep may affect the liver’s ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. The Importance […]

Could Being A “Night Owl” Lead to Weight Gain?

Could Being A “Night Owl” Lead to Weight Gain?

A new paper, published in the journal Frontiers in Endocrinology by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Mahidol University in Thailand, set out to explore whether being a “night owl” (which includes evening activities or going to bed late) could be associated […]

Your Phone and Computer’s Blue Light May Be Damaging Your Health

Your Phone and Computer’s Blue Light May Be Damaging Your Health

Electronic devices like your cell phone, iPad and many other devices do more than just provide endless hours of entertainment and communication. These electronic devices may also be damaging your health – from your skin to your sleeping patterns. What is Blue Light? Most of […]

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 […]