Essential oils can do many things. One of their most important features is the ability to influence mood and emotion. At this time of year, oils with calming and relaxing properties are popular, but sometimes we can also use a boost to keep our spirits bright.
Interest in omega-3s continues to grow, and for good reason. Omega-3 – an essential fatty acid found in algae and certain fatty fish, such as salmon, sardines and cod – has been scientifically associated with impressive benefits. These include the ability to support cardiovascular health, maintain healthy cognitive function, support healthy moods and even influence joint comfort and flexibility.*
After finishing a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner, do you have the urge to skip the family game of Scrabble and instead, crawl under the table for some post-turkey slumber? You’re not alone.
Some may blame a certain amino acid known as tryptophan - but the truth is, you’d have to eat a massive quantity of turkey to feel the effect of the this substance. Your fatigue is more likely caused by consuming larger-than-usual (to put it lightly) portions of food.
But there’s something you may not know about tryptophan – it offers benefits to your body, year-round!
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