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Do You Have Trouble Sleeping?

Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in your brain. It helps regulate other hormones and maintains the body's circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm is an internal 24-hour “clock” that plays a critical role in when we fall asleep and when we wake up....

What Causes Inflammation?

What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury, infection, or a foreign invader that may cause an acute or chronic reaction. The inflammatory response serves several important functions in your body, which are listed below. The body tries...

Do You Want Your Children To Be SMARTER?

Do You Want Your Children To Be SMARTER?

Smart pediatricians, the ones that stay on top of the research, are urging pregnant women to take iodine due to an apparent epidemic in iodine deficiencies, reports Reuters. The recommendation, published in the journal Pediatrics, comes as researchers recognize that...

Are You Nourished Adequately?

   It is surprising to learn that about 45% of older individuals in the general population—and 84% to 100% in residential care facilities—are not adequately nourished. This results from “reduced” appetite and food intake, “impaired nutrient absorption”, and...

Doubling Breast Cancer Survival Rates With Vitamin D

Many doctors and researchers are convinced vitamin D plays an important role in preventing various cancers, including breast cancer. Over the past 20-25 years, various studies suggest women with higher blood levels of vitamin D have an associated lower incidence of...