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Can You Catch Up on Hours of Lost Sleep?

Q: I’ve heard the term “sleep debt” but have seen conflicting headlines on whether or not it can be repaid. If I miss a lot of sleep during the week, will sleeping in on the weekends counteract the health risks? A: Most of my clients over the years have had more sleep debt than they… Read This Entry »

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Why You Really Need to Get More Sleep

Busy people prioritize pretty much everything else over hours spent in bed, but the case for why you should get more sleep might be more convincing than you realize. It’s not just about waking up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed every morning, with energy to seize the day. (Although that’s a nice side effect!) Skimping on sleep… Read This Entry »

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6 Tips for Better Sleep

Aside from food (and sex perhaps) what’s our favorite topic? Sleep! Only 30% of Americans reported their sleep as being “very good” or “excellent”, which leaves the vast majority of Americans surveyed in desperate need of increasing the amount and quality of their sleep. So let’s flip the mattress and improve your sleep. Not only… Read This Entry »

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Can’t Sleep? 4 Bulletproof Tools to Kick Insomnia

Can’t sleep? Tossing and turning making for some very restless nights? Losing precious hours of sleep can make even the most bright-eyed and bushy-tailed of us feel groggy, unfocused and just flat out cranky the next day. According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 60 percent of adults report having sleep problems at least… Read This Entry »

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3 Essential Oils for Sleep

You can admit it. There’s nothing better than a delicious night’s sleep, right? I mean, how great do you feel when you wake up actually feeling refreshed, recharged, and ready to take on the day? Now admit this – you’ve forgotten what that truly feels like, because it feels like you haven’t gotten a delicious night’s sleep… Read This Entry »

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How to Sleep Better

    If you’ve been trying to figure out how to sleep better, you came to the right place. Confession: I’m super guilty of not taking care of my sleep when things get stressful (hey, I work on my pillars, too!). But I do know the things I should be doing when things get crazy,… Read This Entry »

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10 Foods That Help You Sleep

If only there were foods that help you sleep, you could do more of two of your favorite things (sleep and eat!), right? I mean, you banished your iPhone from your bedroom. You swore off sugary treats post dinner.  You added lavender candles to your bedroom scent.  You even have the most comfy Essentia bed… Read This Entry »

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Let’s Sleep Together on Friday

  This Friday, March 13, 2015 is annual shut eye day. Yawn, stretch, and snuggle down. Sleep has superpower effects in every part of our lives, from health and wellness to education to social and behavioral arenas. This year, the World Association of Sleep Medicine is raising awareness with the theme ‘When sleep is sound,… Read This Entry »

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Sleep Deep: Scents for a restful night

There is nothing better than a delicious night’s sleep. One of the pillars of wellness I talk up all the time is the importance of sleeping deep. You’d be surprised to learn how ridiculously hard getting a good night of zzzz’s is for so many of us. You’d think that resting at the end of… Read This Entry »

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Mask Your Sleepless Summer Nights

Tossing and turning making for some very restless nights? Losing precious hours of sleep can make even the most bright-eyed and bushy-tailed of us feel groggy, unfocused and just flat out cranky the next day. According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 60 percent of adults report having sleep problems at least a few… Read This Entry »

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Labor of (Self) Love

Some people are really into the New Year’s resolution thing, but I’m not a huge believer in the once a year promises – I try to make small goals for myself and work at them often. While I try to start each year fresh, Labor Day really inspires me to reevaluate what I want from… Read This Entry »

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Mother’s Day at Nutritious Life

One of the perks of having your own business is that you get to choose (to some extent) the people who you surround yourself with on a daily basis.  I am continually inspired by spending time with my colleagues, who I am lucky to also call friends.  I have asked some of these great women… Read This Entry »

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Steam Things Up for Better Sleep

It’s warming up outside, but harsh, winter conditions may still be lingering inside; the dryness and dust in re-circulated office air and home heating systems can be enough to keep your sinuses stuffy for weeks at a time. Adding moisture to the air in your space gives your upper respiratory system a break.  Studies show… Read This Entry »

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Sleep Solutions

Sometimes the day’s stress stays with you through the night, preventing you from getting your zzz’s and causing your system undue damage.  Experts suggest taking10 minutes to write down an issue you are dealing with, then write down a solution or plan to deal with it. When you’re ready to shut off the lights, put… Read This Entry »

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October 2011 Sleep Deep

You stayed up too late last night, didn’t you? Was it that extra load of laundry or that tv episode or that chapter you had to finish? Give yourself a full night’s sleep tonight, and you need to tell your kids to do the same. A University of Minnesota study showed that teens who received… Read This Entry »

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September 2011 Sleep Deep

Glossy eyes, heavy shoulders, head slowly making its way to your desk…does this sound like you everyday around 4pm? We are giving you permission to nap! Research shows that a nap of just 26 minutes can boost performance by as much as 34 percent, and indulging in this small slumber can also reduce stress, aid in… Read This Entry »

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AUGUST 2011: SLEEP DEEP

Need to catch up on some zzzs? Ditch your traditional mattress and try sleeping in a hammock. No longer just a relaxing summertime swing, over 10 million people worldwide are now choosing to sleep in hammocks. Sound crazy? Well, researchers think these rocking cradles may be the answer to your sleep problems. The Journal of… Read This Entry »

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8 Pillars of a Nutritious Life

Have you ever wondered what Nutritious Life really is? “Nutritious Life” is a new way of looking at nutrition.  It reaches beyond a good diet and takes a whole person approach to health, wellness and beauty.  We teach people to listen to their bodies and empower them with the support and tools they need to… Read This Entry »

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JULY 2011: SLEEP DEEP

Do you sleep with your iPhone? We’re all guilty of being attached to one electronic device or another, but we need to give it a rest–literally! The National Sleep Foundation’s annual Sleep in America poll suggests that 95% of Americans use electronics before bed and 63% of those surveyed said they are not getting adequate… Read This Entry »

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JUNE 2011: SLEEP DEEP

Good news: staying in bed longer can actually keep the weight off!  Here’s proof: As Dr. James Maas writes in “Sleep for Success,” Cornell researchers found that with every additional hour of sleep, a child’s risk of obesity decreases by 9 percent!  Multiple studies found that lack of sleep is inversely related to diabetes, weight… Read This Entry »

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May 2011: Sleep Deep

According to Dr. James Maas, from Cornell University, 65% of Americans are sleep-deprived daily. This leads to inadequate physical and cognitive ability, fatigue, overeating and even depression. Let’s get maximum enjoyment from May daytime hours by getting a good night’s rest. NLT: Those long May days might make it difficult to get to bed at… Read This Entry »

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March 2011: Sleep Deep

These facts may give you nightmares: A Consumer Product Safety Commission study estimates that the average adult sleeping on a conventional mattress – meaning one that is most likely made with petroleum-based ingredients and treated with fire retardants – will be exposed to .802 milligrams of antimony and .081 milligrams of boric acid. What does… Read This Entry »

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February 2011: Sleep Deep

Staying up late is tempting, especially when your fave TV marathon is on and emails need to get answered. Here’s some inspiration to hit the sack… While you sleep, your skin cells rejuvenate, giving those pesky lines the chance to renew – that means fewer wrinkles, wink wink! And, get this: skin-rejuvenating antioxidants work best… Read This Entry »

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Live your most Nutritious Life in 2011!

Start 2011 by being proactive about your diet and overall health! Make the effort, educate yourself on ways to improve your health through exercise, managing stress, sleep, pampering yourself, even sex, and of course, diet. We want to help you live your most Nutritious Life. Until March 1, 2011 you’ll receive 10% off when you… Read This Entry »

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Sleep Deep (October 2010)

Are you sleeping with your cell? A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that around 83% of the millennial generation (people born after 1980,) sleep with their phones within reach. Keeping your cell phone on while you’re trying to get quality zzz’s may hinder your sleep routine. Additionally, answering emails and text messages… Read This Entry »

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Sleep Deep (September 2010)

“Sleep more. Sleep deep.” Make this your mantra. When you are not well rested, it is harder to make healthy food choices. Sleep deprivation lowers the levels of leptin, a hormone that suppresses appetite, and increases the levels of ghrelin, which stimulates your appetite. Improve your sleep cycles with throat exercises. According to a recent… Read This Entry »

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Try Working Out At Night

Over here at Nutritious Life we’re big fans of the AM workout to help keep us energized all day long and of course to start the day off right. While the morning is our preference, we understand that may not always be possible and are happy to log in a sweat session whenever, and wherever… Read This Entry »