Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you're awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restful slumber. Here are some tips to help you maximize the time you spend sleeping. #1 Avoid Caffeine, Alcohol, Nicotine, and Other Chemicals that Interfere with Sleep Caffeinated products decrease a person's quality of sleep. Avoid caffeine for four to six hours before … [Read more...]

Rethinking The Food Pyramid

Across the board, nutritionists no longer recommend the traditional food pyramid. The specific needs of every body are different, therefore you should not take standard dietary guidelines at face value. Here's what we recommend. * 25 percent protein: organic meat, fish, nuts, beans, and full-fat dairy. * 35 percent green vegetables: peas, kale, green beans, broccoli, cucumber, asparagus, etc. *20 percent wide variety of fruits: fruits like apples and berries, sweet potatoes, beets, and … [Read more...]