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Sleep Soundly

We live in an often chaotic and increasingly fast-paced and stimulating world. It’s often difficult to shut off our mental chatter at the end of the day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than one-quarter of us report occasional sleep problems, while nearly 10% suffer from chronic insomnia. If we look just at adults, though, the percentage is higher. Herbal solutions for insomnia can help.

Grains in a Healthy Diet

All carbohydrates eventually break down into blood sugar (glucose), the moment-to-moment fuel for our cells. Since we require these to sustain life, we can’t go without them. Refined grains, seeds from which the bran and germ have been removed, are the “white” versions- white flour, white rice. These are digested rapidly and speedily metabolized into glucose. This rapid assimilation creates a “spike” of acid that the body may have trouble dealing with.

Is that Diet Really Healthy?

Sugar in children’s diets, with its “empty calories”, mood altering effect, and immune suppressing action, can be damaging to children. Many other foods are much better choices.

Milk, the Child’s Perfect Food - Or is it?

We’ve all seen the TV commercials - milk is such a perfect food that none of us could ever live without it. You might be surprised, though, to hear the controversy surrounding this maybe not-so-perfect food.