Posts Tagged ‘Suntheanine’

Boosting back-to-school brain power

Now that the school year is in full swing, kids are getting settled into their routines of full days in the classroom, plus homework and extracurricular activities. With these busy schedules, it is important that their minds and bodies are well nourished and rested. This will improve their ability to learn, and potentially even their…

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What’s causing your fatigue?

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Nearly everyone struggles with fatigue at some point. Summer’s heat and humidity can be particularly draining. Late nights, not enough sleep and stress are some other obvious causes of fatigue. But fatigue can also be a sign of underlying health issues such as a nutrient deficiency or hormonal imbalance. If you are tired of feeling…

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Wedding stress survival strategies

Rain is forecasted for the day of your outdoor wedding. Your flower girl may have the measles. Your soon-to-be in-laws want to double the size of the guest list. What else can happen?! The days and weeks leading up to the happiest day of your life may also be filled with the most stress. Even…

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Surprising strategies to save your heart

The statistics are shocking but real: according to the American Heart Association, 43 million American women are affected by heart disease, and it is the leading cause of death among women. For too long, women have taken the “bikini approach” to their health, worrying about cancers of the breast and pelvic area. Yet heart disease…

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The hidden connection between stress and your weight

If you have been struggling with your weight, you have plenty of company. About two-thirds of North Americans are overweight or obese. Losing weight is not easy. There are many factors that affect our weight including dietary choices, activity level, hormones, genetics and even stress. The connection between stress and weight gain may come as…

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New Year’s 911

The countdown to New Year’s Eve has begun. Wouldn’t you prefer to start 2014 feeling great instead of rundown? As difficult as it might seem, try to maintain your healthy lifestyle habits during these last few weeks of the year. Get up a little early if necessary to exercise, and compensate by going to sleep…

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Your hour-by-hour Thanksgiving survival guide

There’s a lot to enjoy about Thanksgiving, but feeling stressed isn’t one of them. Neither is that bloated feeling you get after stuffing yourself with holiday foods. This year, here are some hour-by-hour survival tips to help you ride out the day feeling more relaxed and less over-stuffed. The night before: Get a full night’s…

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Fighting winter cold and flu

The cold and flu season has arrived, and that means that tens of thousands of people will be coughing, sneezing and feeling under the weather. Adults typically get two to four colds per year while young children can get eight colds per year or more. Not surprisingly, the common cold is a leading cause of…

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You can influence how well our body ages

Your lifestyle has consequences on your physical health as well as your mental wellbeing. How you live impacts how well you live. Aging successfully means that you will be able to continue doing the things you enjoy for as long as possible. So it makes sense to avoid the habits known to accelerate aging, and…

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