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GETTING THE SLEEP YOU NEED

Health, Sleep, Uncategorized
Okay let’s get down to the nitty-gritty of sleep deprivation statistics and studies. Cranky and irritable?A study from the University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard Medical School found that cranky and irritable moods is your brains way of telling you it is time to sleep. The first neurological probe into the emotional brain without sleep has found evidence that sleep deprivation causes our emotions to go haywire. –USA today October 22, 2007 (I don’t think any of us are surprised by this.)According to the US Department of Labor the vast majority of people are sleeping far less than the recommended 7 to 9 hours and therefore are not getting enough sleep to maintain optimal health and peak productivity. To show you how important sleep is below is list of the…
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GETTING THE SLEEP YOU NEED

Health, Sleep, Uncategorized
Okay let’s get down to the nitty-gritty of sleep deprivation statistics and studies. Cranky and irritable?A study from the University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard Medical School found that cranky and irritable moods is your brains way of telling you it is time to sleep. The first neurological probe into the emotional brain without sleep has found evidence that sleep deprivation causes our emotions to go haywire. –USA today October 22, 2007 (I don’t think any of us are surprised by this.)According to the US Department of Labor the vast majority of people are sleeping far less than the recommended 7 to 9 hours and therefore are not getting enough sleep to maintain optimal health and peak productivity. To show you how important sleep is below is list of the…
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Homemade Almond Butter

Food, Health, Research we Recommend
Someone once told me that Almond Butter was better for a person than peanut butter. I shook my head and thought how is that possible when peanut butter brings us so many wonderful things. Where would the world be without peanut butter cups, or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, or peanut butter cookies...mmm. And I can't be the only one that loves when a fresh jar of peanut butter is opened and I get to take the first dip into the smooth top. So I set out to do my own research and what did I find you might ask? The answer is that Almond Butter is slightly better for you than peanut butter is, that's it, Almond Butter has less saturated fat (by 2 grams per serving) and it has…
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Fish Oil and Its Anti-Inflammatory Effect

Health, Supplements
Hey, its me Liz! I wanted to tell you about my experience using fish oil as an anti-inflammatory. I have heard about the importance of taking fish oil for a long time and in July of 2010 I started to take Nordic Naturals Pro-Omegafish oil for overall health and wellness. In September of 2010 I heard about the effect that Fish Oil (Omega 3 Fatty Acids) can have on acute and chronic inflammation and I decided to try it out on an old problem I had. I have had chronic shoulder pain for the last 7 years; I wish I had a cool story to tell about how the pain started like I got tackled just as I threw the winning pass in a football game, or I injuried it saving a child…
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Ask Dr. Judi: Preventing and Treating the Flu and Other Viruses Naturally

Health, Medicine, Research we Recommend, Supplements, Uncategorized
Dr. Judith Moore is a truly remarkable woman, and an extremely talented Holistic and Integrative Medicine physician. I wanted to share this great article she wrote about preventing illness.  So many times we don't take the responsibility for our own health, but there are so many things that we can do to help our immune system stay strong throughout the cold and flu season. Also, a reminder that Chiropractic adjustments keep your body functioning at its highest possible level.  Studies have shown that those under regular chiropractic care get sick less frequently than those who are not under regular care.
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