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Sleep and Cleansing

Sleep and Cleansing
Not sleeping much as a badge of honor for productivity has lost a lot of its luster in our society in the past decade. Part of the reason is we’ve learned a lot more about just how bad it is for your health to be burning the candle at both ends. Insufficient sleep impairs immune function, increases inflammation, has adverse effects on insulin and blood sugar balance, increases stress hormones and blood pressure. Pretty much every measure of good he...

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Sleep Matters - The Impact Sleep Has on Our General Health

I recently listened to a podcast that featured Dr. Matthew Walker, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, whose work I’ve been following for some time now. Dr. Walker is the Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science and the author of “Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams”. When it comes to taking care of and tending to my personal health, I see four facets that play tog...

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How to Get the Sleep You’ve Been Dreaming Of

How to Get the Sleep You’ve Been Dreaming Of
There are few things as life-changing as sleep. Get enough sleep, and you wake up rested, feeling like you can take on the world. Not enough, and making it to your lunch break seems like an inhuman feat. For 45 percent of Americans, insufficient or poor sleep is a sobering reality that affects daily life and well-being. But that doesn’t just mean the difference between being grumpy/lethargic and being happy/energized. It also means your body’s ove...

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Four Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Four Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season
Flu season is here and it’s back with a vengeance. The news and media are warning that this flu season is intense, and 36 states are dealing with widespread flu activity. A high fever, chills, a sore throat, and a long-lasting nasty cough are the symptoms to expect this year. Yikes. It’s not surprising that many of us are searching for some quick cold and flu remedies. We need some immune helpers that we can use at our first sneeze or cough so, ho...

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Time is of the Essence!

Even if you stay on top of your health, sometimes your body needs a little extra help. The Essence line is specifically made to give your body a boost and overcome what’s ailing it. Each product in our Essence line is made with premium organic, non-GMO plants. Keep reading to find out how these natural products can offer you a better night’s sleep, improved heart health, and more! Sleep-Essence Don’t worry about counting sheep anymore. We carefully...

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4 Signs of a Magnesium Deficiency

4 Signs of a Magnesium Deficiency
Do you LOVE dark chocolate? Like, do you think about it all day? Is it a food that you always have in your house and you reach for it constantly? What I if I told you that your love of dark chocolate may in fact be a sign of a nutrient deficiency? Your body may be reaching for chocolate because it’s high in a very important mineral…magnesium. Magnesium is an unsung hero in our health. We tend to concentrate on getting enough calcium in our diet and...

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The Essence of Flora

The Essence of Flora
In 1992, Flora began producing Flor·Essence as an herbal cleansing tea. We didn’t know it at the time, but this was just the beginning of what has now become a popular line of liquid, herbal products that distill the essence of traditional herbal formulas that target different bodily systems to support their health and well-being. Flor·Essence: the original, gentle, whole body detox and cleansing tea Cardio·Essence: the cardiovascular syste...

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Seasonal Strategies for Your Healthiest Holidays

Seasonal Strategies for Your Healthiest Holidays
Feeling the pressure of the holidays build? Find some release with these tips to help you thrive through the season and beyond. Get Present One of the most valuable gifts you can give your family, and yourself, this holiday season, isn’t something you can buy at the store. The gift of presence—being able to be truly in the moment with your loved ones, leaving behind the stress and expectations that often come with this time of year—can help foster ...

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