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The link between nutrition and sleep

While many aspects of our physical and mental well-being can be affected by lack of sleep, did you know that not getting enough shut eye can also have an impact on your food choices?

10 effective strategies for improving your sleep

Insomnia can take a serious toll on both your mental and physical health. Here are 10 effective strategies for improving sleep

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5 Non-Medicinal Treatments for Insomnia

If you’ve been diagnosed with insomnia or are having difficulty sleeping, these 5 natural, non-medicinal therapies can be effective treatment

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6 Natural solutions to help you sleep better

Registered Dietitian, Natalie Siu-Mitton discusses natural strategies to help you get a restful sleep.

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep Treatment options for insomnia

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep: Treatment options for insomnia

Most adults will experience an episode of poor sleep at some point in life, which is often triggered by a stressor. For many adults, sleep difficulties naturally subside as the triggering circumstances resolve – but for others, this is the onset of insomnia.

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Yoga for a better night’s sleep

In our fast-paced Western culture, it’s no surprise that so many Canadians have difficulty falling asleep. Since it is not often possible to change our culture and our environment, another way to find some peace within the chaos of the world is through yoga.

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Why you should be sleeping like an athlete

Whether you’re training for a competition or involved with recreational sports, you can expect to see a decrease in exercise performance if you are selling yourself short on sleep.

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Turn it off to tuck in: sleep tips for tech junkies

Our evening TV, movies or other electronic habits that we use to quiet our brains may actually be working against us when it comes to a restful sleep.

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Got jet lag? 7 helpful tips to reset your body clock

It’s called jet lag, and it’s caused by the temporary difference between the sleep and wake cycle generated by our internal body clock at home, and the environmental rhythms of our destination time zone.

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Foods that help or hinder sleep

Food relates directly to serotonin production – a key hormone that helps promote rest, so it’s important to consume more of these foods and avoid those that tamper with your natural sleep patterns.

10 bedtime tips to get your child to sleep

10 bedtime tips to get your child to sleep

Sleep is an essential part of daily life for people of all ages. For children, sleep helps them grow, combat illness, and recover from action-filled days of new experiences. Well rested children are better able to cope with daily tasks and regulate their emotions.

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Top seven ways to protect your brain

Professional brain health programs such as those available at Copeman Healthcare monitor for early signs of cognitive decline and develop prevention and treatment programs needed to protect your brain over the long haul.

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Is swimming the ultimate exercise?

Could swimming be the ultimate exercise? The following report card on swimming shows that unlike other cardiovascular exercises, swimming offers benefits beyond merely burning calories and building muscle groups.

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Taking Menopause out of the closet – sage wisdom for men & women of all ages

We all go through physiological and psychological changes as we age. With these changes, support, communication, and understanding helps us feel better.

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Looking for a Healthy Heart? Start With Your Brain!

Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.