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Tips to Avoid the Winter Blues

The winter months can make many of us feel blue. For some people the cold, gray days of winter are manageable, but for others they can lead to a form of depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. SAD symptoms include Depression Energy loss Listless behavior Anxiety and irritability Changes in appetite and weight

Tips to Avoid the Winter Blues2020-01-21T12:45:20-05:00

The Facts of Fish Oil: Benefits and Balance

Fish oil comes from fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, herring, sardines, and tuna. It also comes from bivalve shellfish such as mussels and oysters. Fish oil has two important omega-3 fatty acids—docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)—substances the body can’t produce on its own. The benefits of fish oil come from the omega-3

The Facts of Fish Oil: Benefits and Balance2019-11-12T21:29:45-05:00

How to Cope with “Falling Back” (Daylight Saving Time)

Winston Churchill once described daylight saving time this way: “An extra yawn one morning in the springtime, an extra snooze one night in the autumn . . . We borrow an hour one night in April; we pay it back with golden interest five months later.” When daylight saving time (DST) ends in autumn, most

How to Cope with “Falling Back” (Daylight Saving Time)2019-10-31T11:01:45-04:00

What is Magnesium and Why it is Important?

Magnesium, an abundant mineral in the body, is essential for good nutrition. The U.S. National Library of Medicine reports that magnesium is necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heartbeat steady, contributes to the structural development of bones, and

What is Magnesium and Why it is Important?2019-09-12T16:37:04-04:00

What is Spirulina? What are the Benefits?

Spirulina might sound like a pasta shape, but it’s actually blue-green algae that became famous after it was successfully used by NASA as a dietary supplement for astronauts on space missions. According to the National Center for Biotechnical Information (NCBI), spirulina, found worldwide in fresh and marine waters, has a long history as a food

What is Spirulina? What are the Benefits?2019-09-03T12:19:39-04:00
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