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Drinking to fall asleep just wakes you up

“Based on our results, it’s clear that alcohol should not be used as a sleep aid,” says Pradeep Sahota. “Alcohol disrupts sleep and the quality of sleep is diminished. Additionally, alcohol is a diuretic, which increases your need to go the bathroom and causes you to wake up earlier in the morning.” Read More..>

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Good Carbs, Bad Carbs?

The idea that all carbohydrates are not created equal has become the foundation of many popular diets. A study, published in JAMA, found that diets containing low glycemic foods did not lower cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors compared to diets containing mostly high glycemic foods. Read More..>

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Alcohol disrupts body’s sleep regulator

Around 20% of adult Americans use alcohol – known to be a powerful sleep inducer – to help them fall asleep. However, new research shows that while alcohol may bring on sleepiness, it can disrupt sleep and, over time, cause insomnia by interfering with the body’s system for regulating sleep. Read More..>

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One of Two Things are True this Holiday Session

The holiday season is upon us again and so are all the gatherings, parties and tempting edibles. Although the holiday season is a time for celebration and joy, it is certainly not without its fair share of stress. Scheduling and organizing, shopping and spending, entertaining and accommodating are just a few of the stresses we […]

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