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Get a Better Source of Calcium

November 22, 2018

If it hasn’t happened already, it’s likely to at some point: it will be recommended you take a calcium supplement. Calcium is most famous for supporting bones, which need the extra help as we age, but it’s also used throughout the body in other ways. Neurotransmitters, muscles, enzymes, and more rely on calcium. With so […]

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One of the most recommended nutrients to get more of is calcium—and you’d think that would be easy. It’s added to lots of foods (“fortified foods”) and is the basis of most supplements. But those aren’t a good source of calcium, and here’s why: nutrients come in different forms, some of which are easy for […]

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Spirulina is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Low in calories but high in protein, vitamins, and minerals, spirulina is a true superfood (it’s even used by astronauts) and is especially useful for vegetarians and those who need more iron in their diet. A great way to get spirulina is Blu-Lina […]

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In many cases, a basic solution may be the right answer to a complex problem. For mental health problems like depression, hallucinations, and anxiety, focusing on getting more sleep might clear up symptoms for some people. A study offered people with insomnia Cognitive Behavior Therapy as treatment, and compared to a group with no therapy, […]

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Longer nights should mean more sleep (if you want/need it), but many people find themselves fighting insomnia, instead. Most of winter insomnia can be tied to electricity, especially now that there are phones, tablets, and tvs to amuse us. Way back when, it was common to bunker down during winter with stored provisions and tell […]

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