If children eat a healthy, balanced diet, they should not generally require nutritional supplements. However, very few children actually eat a wide enough variety of foods to get the all the nutrients their growing bodies need. To help you choose the best nutritional supplements for your children, we discuss the most important ones below.
Standing desks or stand-up desks are not a new fad. They've been around since at least the time of Benjamin Franklin, the founding father who used one over two hundred years ago. However, there remains a great deal of controversy regarding the benefits and drawbacks of stand-up desks.
It’s not hard to find stories in the media about people who claim to be able to live their lives with little or no sleep. Some stories are meant to be sensational—a Vietnamese man reportedly spent the last 33 years without sleep and suffered no ill effects. Other stories just highlight quirky bits of research—one study found that short sleepers had a very low "worry index".
In 1998, Dr. James L. Wilson, DC, ND, PhD, coined the term "adrenal fatigue" to mean lower-than-normal adrenal function that is caused by stress. The term was created to differentiate this condition from adrenal insufficiency or Addison's disease. According to Dr. Wilson, the body does the best it can to make up for the faults of poorly working adrenal glands. However, the extra work this requires from the body creates new problems of its own.
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