Three Ways to Get More Sleep

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Just knowing how much you need sleep may not be enough for you to get the rest you need. Today’s world is fast-paced and full of technological advances that add convenience but create barriers to a good night’s rest. Sleep can be changed through your environment and personal behaviors. We suggest: 1. Making Your Bedroom…

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Portfolio diet reduces risk factors for cardiovascular disease

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By: News Medical Life Sciences University of Toronto researchers have found that the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating previously shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides and inflammation. In addition to reducing LDL (or ‘bad’) cholesterol by about 30 per cent when combined with…

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4 Reasons to Nap for Your Health

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Ellie Porter Managing Editor | SleepHelp.org ellie@sleephelp.org Naps have a terrible reputation. Taking a midday nap may cause your coworkers to label you as lazy or unmotivated. However, napping for less than an hour may improve your productivity for the rest of the day. People who sleep more are also less likely to report chronic…

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5 Superfoods That Keep Your Heart Pumping for a Long Time

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By Kate superfoods You know what’s terrifying? According to a 2017 report from the American Heart Association, heart disease is responsible for around 800,000 deaths in the United States. Super scary, huh? Heart disease is a serious issue, something not to be taken lightly. Fortunately, nature has provided us with plenty of options to avoid heart…

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