Getting your ZZZs isn’t just a matter of fighting fatigue and ensuring pleasant mood; sleep is crucial for maintaining your health. A lack of sleep is associated with increased occurrence of inflammation, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and arthritis. Conversely, when you get a good night’s sleep, you maintain or improve skills and knowledge committed to memory and experience better weight control, among other things. Additionally, sleep is critical for resetting your body’s functions! One of the key functions being energy metabolism, meaning the way your body generates ATP (energy) from the nutrients in the food you eat. But as […]Continue reading 5 Tips for Burning More Fat While You Sleep
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A cup of coffee. A brisk walk. A quick nap. These are the classic ways to increase your vigor and fight fatigue. And who doesn’t want more energy? But there’s another kind of energy involved in good health – and it starts at the molecular level. Your cells crave energy. They need it to help maintain healthy tissues, heal injuries, and for your organs to function optimally. It’s not quite as obvious as the jolt you get from a Red Bull or other gimmicky drink – but it’s the type of energy that matters most in your body. And here’s […]Continue reading D-Ribose: A CARB That Can Reverse Heart Disease?
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