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Less Than 5 Hours of Sleep Linked to Low Bone Density

Less Than 5 Hours of Sleep Linked to Low Bone Density

Far from being a waste of time, sleep is required for the maintenance of metabolic and biological homeostasis in your body. Without proper sleep, you become more prone to chronic illness of all kinds — including diabetes,1 heart disease,2 neurodegeneration3 and cancer.4 According to recent research, lack of sleep can even impact your bone density […]

Sweet Potatoes vs. Potatoes: Which Are Healthier?

Sweet Potatoes vs. Potatoes: Which Are Healthier?

Known as America’s favorite vegetable, potatoes are beloved for their versatility, their compatibility with other foods, and their ability to be transformed into two of America’s favorite junk foods. And although sweet potatoes aren’t as popular, they’re perceived to be a healthier alternative to white potatoes because of their lower calorie and carb count. But […]