9 Easy Energy Boosters

Have the lazy, hazy days of summer zapped your energy? Maybe it has less to do with the season, and more to do with your lifestyle. Don’t spend one minute more slumped on the couch. Try these easy energy boosters instead: Continue reading “9 Easy Energy Boosters”

Why Magnesium Matters

SubscribeButton-webalmondsMany people don’t get the recommended amounts of magnesium in their diet and don’t have enough body stores of the mineral. That’s bad news for your heart and immune system since magnesium stores offer protection in both these systems as well as other organs. Continue reading “Why Magnesium Matters”

Managing the Mighty Migraine — With Cocoa?

SubscribeButton-webcocoaMigraine is a biological disease more common than asthma, diabetes or congestive heart failure. More than a bad headache, migraine attacks are characterized by severe, throbbing head pain, usually on one side of the head, that can be disabling. Sometimes people with migraines also experience nausea and sensitivity to light or sound. And migraines can last anywhere from four hours to 72 hours. These attacks affect family, work and people’s social lives — and rob people of quality of life. Continue reading “Managing the Mighty Migraine — With Cocoa?”

Eat Your Way to Healthier Sleep

SubscribeButton-websleepLong work weeks are interfering with sleep for millions of Americans, according to a new study released by the National Sleep Foundation on March 3, 2008. The survey of 1,000 people showed that most of us average just six hours and 40 minutes of sleep a night, far below the seven and a half to eight hours recommended by medical experts. Continue reading “Eat Your Way to Healthier Sleep”

4 Nutrients That May Help Prevent Headaches

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When you look around the world today, we face big headaches: environmental disasters, financial crises and political unrest. But if your own head hurts, that’s all you can focus on.

Headaches affect nearly everyone at some point. Types of headaches include tension headaches, migraines, cluster headaches and sinus headaches. Continue reading “4 Nutrients That May Help Prevent Headaches”