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Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness

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healthy energy options

6 Healthy Energy-Boosting Options

Last week I shared some of the not-so-healthy ingredients that are commonly found in popular energy drinks and shots that could have negative side effects and drug interactions. Since these are marketed as "herbal supplements" they are not regulated by the FDA which means they may not contain what the label says they contain or in the quantities stated on the label. Read more about this...

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The Low-Down on High-Energy Drinks

Sleepiness and fatigue are often used interchangeably but they are quite different in terms of cause and treatment. Fatigue can be acute or chronic- if you are experiencing chronic fatigue, you should see your health care provider as this may be a sign of a serious illness or mental health condition. Sleepiness on the other hand is associated with lifestyle behaviors and therefore remedied wit...

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