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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Vitamin D is for more than strong bones—it will help keep you healthy and happy through the winter. While most touted for helping calcium to build strong bones, Vitamin D has critical roles throughout the body, including supporting the immune system and preventing (winter) depression. It can be hard to get enough Vitamin D from […]

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When the New Year comes in, most people feel exuberant: it’s a clean slate, and the next big thing to look forward to is Spring! But for people with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), the light at the end of the tunnel isn’t close enough. Cold and flu season is still straining immune systems, the weather […]

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Feeling SAD?

November 17, 2016

If every year around this time you start feeling down, depressed, or moody, sleeping too little or too much, if you feel irritable and unsociable, if your appetite has changed and you’re eve gaining weight, you might have Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. The good news is it’s not permanent, and a few simple changes […]

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Fighting Off SAD

October 11, 2016

Full blown Seasonal Affective Disorder affects 4-6% of Americans each year, and another 10-20% get SAD mildly. How bad winter is influences that range; the further north you go, the more people are affected. You might already know that you get a little blue during the winter months, or it might be an unnamed dip […]

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Is Studying Sabotaging You?

September 22, 2015

Whether you’re a student in the library or pulling late nights in the office, you might actually be sabotaging your success. Why? Because Vitamin D, which your body gets from sunlight, is critical to how your brain makes and saves memories. Especially as we go into winter, getting enough Vitamin D is important, for your […]

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