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​The Best Foods for Blue Light Protection

Exposure to blue light is a daily occurrence. Many of us know blue light is emitted from electronic devices such as computers, smart phones, and tablets, but we can also get it from the sun and LED and fluorescent lighting. Repeated exposure to blue light can lead to eye strain, disruptions in our sleep / wake cycle, occasional mood issues and more. Blue light protection glasses are a good wa…

​Super Supplements for Blue Light Protection

Blue light waves are naturally present everywhere around us: they're produced by the sun and incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs, as well as cell phones, tablets, computers, and TVs. The light sensors in our eyes are very perceptive to the changes from blue light, which is prevalent during the bright daylight hours, and the warmer, redder tones that signal the day is ending. Once the sun goes…

​Back-to-School Immune Support

Where did the summer go? I can’t believe it’s already that time of year, where kids of all ages, teachers, professors, and other school employees head back to school. As we move from being outside, where we're soaking up vitamin D, to primarily being indoors – now, more than ever, we need to focus on maintaining a robust immune system. There are several nutrients that can assist with…

​The Best Nutrients for Supporting Prostate Health

Stinging nettle promotes urinary tract health and healthy prostate function. Stinging nettle leaves can be eaten as a cooked vegetable, but most prefer to get this nutrient through supplementation. Lycopene, found in tomatoes, is an effective free radical scavenger and is found in high amounts in the prostate, testes, and adrenal glands. Cooked tomato products, such as tomato sauce, are a gr…

​What Vitamins Should Men Take at Every Decade?

20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and BeyondMen, like women, have hectic schedules, which can put a burden on their health. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the top four leading causes of death for men are heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. In these current times of high stress, insufficient sleep, and unbalanced diets, it can be difficult for men to maintai…

Secrets for Getting a Great Night's Sleep

We realize how important sleep is after even a single night of tossing and turning. Without good sleep, we feel physically drained and mentally foggy. Sleep impacts almost every element of our health, from our immune system to our metabolism and even our memory. When we're sleep deprived, we may experience issues with attention, concentration, working memory, long-term memory, and decision…