Sleep and Your Health: The Importance of Getting a Good Night’s Rest

How many hours of high-quality sleep do you get in a typical sleep? Current guidelines recommend adults get about seven to eight hours of high-quality sleep per night. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), however, about one in three Americans fall short of these guidelines. While a single night of insufficient or low-quality sleep probably won’t cause any ...

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7 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight (And What You Should Do About It)

Maintaining a healthy weight is essential to protecting against chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and even cancer. Unfortunately, statistics show that 35% of adults in the United States are clinically obese and an additional 34% are overweight.

Most people are aware of the health dangers posed by being overweight, but they don’t know how to achieve a healthy weight. If you’re ...

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Controlling Cholesterol: How to Improve Your Cholesterol levels

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Also known as hypercholesterolemia, it’s a common condition from which over 102 million adults in the United States suffer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

While many people brush off high cholesterol, believing it poses little or no risk to their health, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Cholesterol itself is a ...

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Celiac Disease: Common Dieting Mistakes to Avoid

Affecting about 1 percent of the U.S. adult population, celiac disease is a common disorder of the immune system that’s characterized by inflammation of the small intestines when gluten in consumed. People who suffer from celiac disease can’t eat foods or beverages containing gluten. If they do, their immune system will attack their small intestines with pro-inflammatory chemicals, which can lead to symptoms ...

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