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There’s more than misery when you miss out on a good night’s sleep. Your performance at work drops, your immune system is weaker, you look tired (and thoughtless people might even tell you as much), and you’re putting yourself at serious risk: miss enough sleep, and you might find yourself dozing off in a dangerous […]

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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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So many things can mess with your digestion… disease, diet, or aging (which comes for us all). Most of us don’t consider food or eat passed our lips, but digestion is a big deal. Poor digestion can be uncomfortable, it can interfere with sleep. Over time, it can impact health as your body struggles to […]

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How good is your daily nutrition? It’s almost a trick question, because the amount and variety of nutrients you’re getting isn’t limited to what you choose to eat, but where it was grown, how it was processed/packaged, how long it took to get to you, etc. Once you eat, the nutrients you get are limited […]

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Spring… the return of green, with sprouts of flowers and food poking out from the ground. As the spring harvest starts to roll in, there is some bad news… we’re not getting everything we could from the fresh vegetables and fruit that comes to us in the grocery store. Modern farming has long since depleted […]

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