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Archives for October, 2022

Folic Acid May Help Prevent Suicides

Taking folic acid may keep someone from taking their life.

New research from the University of Chicago shows folic acid is associated with a decreased risk of suicide attempts.

, October 03, 2022

Weighted Blankets Increase Melatonin Production

Weighted blankets can help you sleep better.

New research from Uppsala University in Sweden shows weighted blankets increase melatonin levels during sleep.

, October 10, 2022

The Living Fuel Story - Hope and Transformation

Learn how Living Fuel was born through the changing of one life.

KC Craichy was determined to find answers to the deep depression and anxiety his wife Monica was facing.

, October 17, 2022

Multi Directional Sports are Better for Bone Health

Sports that require more than running in a straight line encourage stronger bones.

New research from Indiana University shows college runners who previously played sports that required multi-directional running like basketball and soccer had better bone health and were less likely to suffer stress fractures than athletes who specialized in running alone or who may have only participated in non-impact sports like swimming or cycling.

, October 17, 2022

Depression Linked to Western-Style Diet

Beware of what you eat because it could lead to depression.

Researchers in Australia have found those eating a Western-style diet, which is high in fat, sugar and processed foods, are more likely to be depressed than those who eat a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables.

, October 24, 2022

Polyphenols Associated with Better Cardiovascular Health

Polyphenols are good for building a healthy cardiovascular profile at a young age.

Researchers in Spain found that adolescents who had higher levels of polyphenols in their system had better cardiovascular health metrics than those with less polyphenols.

, October 31, 2022

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