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Good Sleep Your Way To Melatonin

 

Quick Tip Monday!!!

Here’s a blast from blog past!

Turn off your cell phones, televisions, laptops, tablets and all other electronic devices and let there be darkness.
Darkness, you ask? Yes!
Nighttime sleep is not just a nap taken after hours or something we do just because we need to. In fact, here’s a little known secret about night sleeping that may surprise you.
What’s that Secret?!!!
 
Sleeping in darkness, helps the pineal gland/body (a small appendage of the brain) produce Melatonin.
What is Melatonin 
 
It is a hormone produced when you sleep in complete darkness. It’s production increases at night and decreases during the day. That makes it very important to get the proper amounts of sleep at night in total darkness.

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Tart for Cherry Juice!

Quick Tip Monday!!!

What about that Tart Cherry Juice?

There’s so many varieties of sour cherries you can get, but the ones you want to lean towards are Montmorency, Richmond, and English morello.

With all the benefits of so many other fruits, cherries may get overlooked as just another delicious summer produce.

But this little ruby red fruit is more than just a pretty face; it’s actually packed with a great deal of benefits.

Tart cherry juice is rich in nutrients such as potassium and iron.

It also contains only 140 calories per cup.

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