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Balanced Foods for Balanced Bodies

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There is no one-size fits all diet. Some people thrive on high-fat, low-carbohydrate diets, while others feel best fueling themselves with plant foods. Whether we fall into the low-carb, vegetarian, Paleo, or “everything in moderation” camp, one thing that benefits people in all the disparate diet camps is whole foods. That is, foods that are unprocessed, unrefined, and replete with their naturally-occurring nutrients.

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Friendship and Feeling Alone

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You’ve got 400 Facebook “friends,” and 500 followers on Twitter. When you post a picture of your dinner, or of you having a drink poolside during your vacation, it’s guaranteed to get plenty of “likes” and shares. Technically, you have a wide social network. Human interaction with friends and strangers all over the world is at your fingertips. Not to mention, you’re surrounded by people at work, at the gym, the supermarket, on mass transit, and more. So why, then, do you sometimes feel completely alone?

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Astaxanthin – The Eyes Have It

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The average youth spends approximately 7.5 hours each day using entertainment media, but even that seems conservative if you calculate the amount of time youths and adults spend staring at smartphones each day. In addition to the various psychological and social consequences of unbalanced screen time, the electromagnetic radiation from screens has been shown to damage both the cornea and retina of the eye. 

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Menopause, Insomnia and Chronic Disease – Is There A Connection?

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Sleep is one of the most vital elements of achieving good health and its importance cannot be overestimatedNearly every system of the body depends on satisfactory sleep quality and quantity for routine healing, repair and restoration Insufficient sleep robs the body of renewable energy sources and cell restorationcreating suboptimal environment in the bodyand eventually leading to dysfunction, imbalance and poor health.  

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Nutrients for Sun-Damaged Skin

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Throughout the summer, many of us have spent endless hours outdoors, as nearly any favorite summer activity includes enjoying the warm weather and the brilliant sunshine, and there are, most likely, ample sun-filled days left to enjoy. However, summer’s coveted sunshine has a downside. Not only does it inflict more direct ultraviolet rays our way than in colder months, but these rays also cover a much greater surface area as we tend to expose our skin more during this season. The unfortunate result is damaged skin cells in need of nourishment and repair.

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