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Tips For A Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Many people travel at the holidays and find their time for the holiday can be filled with laughter, good food AND stress!

Life’s stressors cause them to become irritable, short-tempered, or unable to concentrate on tasks. Others have interrupted sleep (trouble falling asleep or waking early in the morning with racing thoughts). Then there are those who react by eating junk food — and a lot of it! Continue reading

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The Metabolism Challenge!

Metabolism is an unfaithful foe. When you are young you don’t think about it, but metabolism seems to do its job allowing you to enjoy a food-carefree life. Somewhere in your late 30s and early 40s, metabolism seems to enter its own ‘mid-life crisis’, becoming temperamental, lethargic and uncooperative. Continue reading

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Caffeine: Friend or Foe?

Caffeine; a devil in disguise?  A panacea for low energy?  More than 80% of American adults consume caffeine regularly.  With the explosion of coffee houses in the last 20 years, and the equaled popularity of energy drinks and shots that deliver a boost through multiple portions of caffeine, caffeine is readily available.  Combine that with the statistics that in a national survey, 30% of those surveyed reported averaging six hours or less of sleep per night.  Could they be related? Continue reading

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