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Reduce Your Heart Risk Factors with Sleep

We’ve been hearing a lot about sleep lately. We’re all familiar at this point with Michael Jackson’s previous insomnia issues, and in yesterday's issue of The New York Times there was an article about a new Pew Research Study that shows that 34% of Americans report they take a daily…

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4 Foods for Depression

…LDL cholesterol. That’s an unfounded myth. Food for Depression #2: Include 4–5 oz. protein with every meal to stimulate steady production of tryptophan, a building block of serotonin. My top recommendations, in addition to fish, are organic, range-fed meats and poultry, as well as tofu, tempeh, soy…

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