Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in your body that is released by the pineal gland – a small gland found in the middle of your brain. This gland helps your body know when it’s time to sleep or be awake and normally will make more melatonin at night time. It’s also an antioxidant that may help support healthy eyes , treat stomach [...]
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Keto Tips For Beginners Let’s face it. The word diet sucks. The idea of dieting sucks, nobody has time for that. If you’re a Keto newbie then you probably need to know just about every trick in the book to stick to the diet. The good news is that the Keto Diet isn’t a tough [...]
11 Natural Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels With increasingly busy lives, many people regularly find themselves feeling tired and drained. If this sounds like you, then it’s worth taking a look at your lifestyle to see which healthy changes you can make to boost your energy levels and make you feel great. Fret not! [...]
You probably get this question around every Thanksgiving; what is it in turkey that makes people tired, is it really the tryptophan and everyone seems to suggest? I’ve tried taking tryptophan for insomnia and it didn’t seem to make me tired at all.
Frank Bucholz, Hanover, PA
A: The idea that it’s the tryptophan in turkey, and not other factors, that induces the post-meal drowsiness has been around for a long time now. It arose in the early 80′s when….
Holidays are supposed to be a time of reflection, companionship and joy. And they usually are, until you get sick. Yes, the Cold & Flu season is here again and waiting to pounce. But we’ve got you covered. Here’s how to whip that immune system into shape and keep it running at full power so you enjoy unwrapping presents instead of another box of Kleenex. You can do any or all of these things, but don’t wait too long to get started. Fall in, soldier!