stages of sleep

The 5 Stages of Sleep and How to Achieve Them

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If you’re struggling to get enough sleep every night, you’re not alone. A study by the CDC found that about one-third of Americans don’t get adequate rest. And that’s a shame, because sleep allows your brain to recover while offering your body many health benefits. But you can’t just tell yourself to go to sleep and see results. I wish …

Alzheimer’s Affects More Women

Why Alzheimer’s Affects More Women Than Men

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More than 50 million people in the world have dementia—which includes Alzheimer’s—and that number has been rising in recent years. In fact, experts predict 75 million people will have this condition by 2030. As researchers work on ways to prevent and treat dementia, many also try to determine why Alzheimer’s affects more women than men. We have the same question, …

Effects of Sleep Deprivation

5 Reasons to Wake Up to The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

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Sleep deprivation is a thief. It steals our intelligence, our mental health, and our resilience, among other things. The first step in understanding sleep deprivation is being aware of the ways it hurts us. Then we can try to do something about it. So without further ado, here are the top five reasons you should take the effects of sleep …

Gym Hygiene

Gym Hygiene: What You Need to Know and How to Keep It Clean

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If you’re in the habit of going to the gym, give yourself a pat on the back! It’s a great way to maintain your health and fitness, so you’re right to be feelin’ good about exercising. But are you paying as much attention to gym hygiene as you are to your workout form? If not, that needs to change, or …

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10 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

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Simply put, sleep deprivation means you don’t get enough sleep. Although the amount may vary slightly from person to person, studies show most adults need somewhere between seven and nine hours of sleep per night. If you continuously get less than that, you might notice you often feel tired during the day. You may observe changes in your mood and …

warm lemon water benefits

Warm Lemon Water Benefits for a Healthy Body

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Many people are in search of natural ways to improve their health. After all, not everyone wants to take prescription medication daily in order to prevent and treat health conditions. So if you want to get and feel better overall, you have several options, starting with warm lemon water. That’s right; water alone is good for you already, but drinking …

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Common Sleep Disorders and What to do About Them

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Nearly everyone has a night of poor quality sleep once in awhile, but if the problem persists, you might have a sleep disorder. So what are sleep disorders? Sleep disorders are problems that affect the amount and quality of the sleep an individual gets, often leading to problems with mental and physical health during the day. Over 50 million adults …

Avoiding insomnia

Avoiding Insomnia: How to Fall Asleep—and Hopefully Stay Asleep

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Everyone needs sleep, but not everyone gets enough and avoiding insomnia is something that is top of mind of a whole lot of people. I know—massive understatement, right? Insomnia in general, and not getting enough sleep seems to be a universal problem. It doesn’t matter whether you’re young or not-so-young, in the prime of your youth (let’s call that our …

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Trends in Supplement Use—And What’s Ahead in 2018

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Recent research suggests the majority of adults in the U.S. now take dietary supplements for a variety of reasons. From vitamins and minerals to weight loss pills, most people see a lot of value in supplement use. But why is that? And is this a good trend, or could there be some unintended consequences from so many adults taking supplements? …

Cal-EZ in the News

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In addition to providing sound nutrition and fitness advice from our experts on the Cal-EZ blog, our experts are occasionally tapped to offer the latest health tips for other notable publications and websites. Below are a few links to interviews Cal-EZ nutrition consultant Danielle Omar did with Women’s Health magazine on the best foods to seek out at Costco and …