September 2013 Newsletter

This months newsletter brings you the latest information on How to balance sleep and exercise, Whether or not to get vaccinated this flu season, and The importance of Vitamin D.
This month’s tip from Laura: 
We can eat healthy, but if we do not manage our stress and get adequate sleep we are missing key components to our health. Stress can increase toxicity in the body as well as reduce the efficiency of the digestive system. And our sleep is not just for rest but for detoxification and rejuvenation.
Vitamin D is found in many dietary sources, such as fish, eggs, fortified milk, and cod liver oil. The sun also contributes significantly to the daily production of vitamin D, and as little as 10 minutes of exposure is thought to be enough to prevent deficiencies. The term “vitamin D” refers to several different forms of this vitamin. Two forms are important in humans:
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What’s more important: an extra hour of sleep or getting up early to exercise?

How do I balance an extra hour of sleep against 40 minutes of exercise? When should I give in to the desire for more sleep and when should I push myself to exercise? Both are good for you!
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Flu Vaccine?
The best way to prevent getting the flu, says the CDC, is by getting a seasonal flu vaccination each year. But do the benefits of getting the flu shot far outweigh the risks? Can potential lethal illnesses manifest years later in life, a direct result from getting yearly flu shots?
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