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These 5 Terrible Habits Are Costing You Sleep

America is in the throes of a major sleep crisis. One-in-five people report getting fewer than six hours of sleep per night as the number of people getting eight hours of sleep each night continues to…

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How the Rest of the World Sleeps

Although the benefits of a good night's sleep are well documented, people across the globe have a complex relationship with the elusive state of slumber. Why is sleep so complicated? It seems like …

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Boost Metabolism While You Sleep

At times it seems like everyone is looking for an easy way to boost their metabolism and shed some pounds. We've been told to drink cold water before meals. Some say constant fidgeting is key. Some us…

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7 Common Stressors That Could Harm Your Health

There's no debate -- when your body is stressed, it just doesn't function properly. The trouble is, a surprising amount of everyday activities have the tendency to rack up your stress levels --sometim…

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Is Technology Ruining Your Sleep?

Nothing is more sacred than sleep. It heals the body and mind and keeps us going from day to day, but many of us take a good night’s rest for granted. If you’re letting technology creep closer and clo…

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How Much Sleep Do You Need?

The National Sleep Foundation has released new recommendations for sleep times. How much sleep you need depends on your age. Find out how much you need! To create the new guidelines, the National S…

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The Rice That Can Help You Sleep Better

Do you have sleep issues? You are not alone, of course -- more than 30 million Americans suffer from sleep deficit. According to the National Sleep Foundation, we lose one hour of sleep every night, a…

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The One New Year’s Resolution You Really Should Make

If you make only one New Year's resolution this year, make it this one, because it can affect everything else. It's something that comes instinctively to babies. Our dogs and cats are experts. The res…

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10 Convincing Reasons to Sleep Better & Longer

A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for health. In fact, it is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, the Western environment is interfering with natural sleep pat…

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7 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

You hit the gym five days a week. You eat all the veggies you can get your hands on. You religiously avoid all white carbs. But in spite of your good intentions, the number on the scale refuses to bud…

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I always use up my left over veggies etc. in this way. Everybody loves these and you will never have…

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