The Top 3 Reasons People Fail to Sleep Well

  Hut: What are the top three reasons people fail when it comes to sleep? Dan: The top three reasons people fail when it comes to sleep, first and foremost, it would just simply be their daily rhythms and rituals. To have optimal sleep, we can’t be doing something different every single night. We can’t be involved…

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Your Bones’ Best Friends

Dr. Jamie McManus, M.D. Chairman, Medical Affairs & Health Sciences Shaklee Corporation “Scientific research links vitamin D inadequacy to an increased risk for certain cancers, as well as cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and diabetes—and higher intakes of vitamin D may help reduce the risk of developing these diseases. These are precisely the reasons we conducted our…

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Sun Exposure and Skin Damage

by Dr. Stephen Chaney How Much Sun Exposure Should We Get? The dog days of summer are here. For some of us that means staying inside as much as possible. Others want to enjoy the fleeting days of summer as much as possible before summer turns to fall, and fall turns to winter. That means…

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Are You Wasting Your Money on Multivitamins?

The Multivitamin Controversy Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney You probably saw the recent headlines telling you that “the experts” have concluded that multivitamins are a waste of money. The article (Gualler et al., Annals of Internal Medicine, 159: 850-851, 2013) that generated all of the headlines was an editorial, which means it was an opinion piece,…

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The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D has been a hot topic in the news recently. Americans aren’t getting enough vitamin D. In fact, recent research studies suggests that up to 80% of people in the U.S. have insufficient levels of this essential nutrient, which offers a multitude of health benefits. Why? Lack of sun exposure. Vitamin D is considered…

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Here Comes the Sun…Without the Sunburn

The Vitamin D-Lemma Vitamin D has been a hot topic in the news recently. Americans aren’t getting enough vitamin D. In fact, recent research studies suggests that up to 80% of people in the U.S. have insufficient levels of this essential nutrient, which offers a multitude of health benefits. Why? Lack of sun exposure. Vitamin…

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How Your Bones Can Help You Live Longer

You’ve already heard time and time again about needing to have “strong” bones as you age, and with good reason. According to the Office of the Surgeon General, nearly 1 out of 2 Americans will suffer from osteoporosis by 2020. 1 But here’s what you don’t know… Keeping your bones healthy goes far beyond just avoiding…

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