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Sleep Age: A New Metric for Mortality

A study from Stanford Medicine has given us a new metric by which to predict mortality: sleep age. What is Sleep Age? Your “sleep age” is a projected age associated with your level of health.  People tend to sleep differently at different ages. And, changes in sleep quality are one of the first and most…

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Looking for Natural Supplements for Sleep? 

R.E.M. Maintenance™ offers 6 Natural Sleep Aids in 1 Much like food, water, and air, sleep is a basic necessity for human survival. However, getting enough sleep, quality sleep, and sleeping at the right time for your body can help to maximize your health and vitality. If you are researching natural supplements to help you…

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What NOT to Eat Before Bed

We spend a lot of time researching advice on what you should do to support different aspects of your health. But, just as important as offering tips on what you should do, are the tips about what you should avoid. If you’d like to know about nutrients that will help you sleep, check out this…

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It’s Time for a Back-To-School Immune Boost!

If you’ve got kiddos that go to school, you’re probably no stranger to the overlap of back-to-school with the start of cold and flu season. Knowing how to strengthen your immune system quickly can relieve some of this pressure. Many of our kids spend a lot of time outdoors during summer, and now have to adjust…

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4 Foods that Weaken Immune System Health

We have plenty of resources available in this blog and on our website about what you can do to boost your immune system. The other side of the healthy-immune-system coin, however, is avoiding the foods that weaken immune system health.  By removing the damaging ingredients from our cooking, we can raise the baseline of our…

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The Dangers of Titanium Dioxide in Supplements

You Won’t Find Titanium Dioxide in Supplements from Metabolic Maintenance At Metabolic Maintenance, we are serious about purity. Our supplements only contain nutrients that provide benefits. Nothing else. If you are taking multivitamins from other brands, however, we can’t guarantee the same standards. Check your ingredient labels, because titanium dioxide in supplements is toxic and…

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Gua Sha for Healthy Looking Skin

What is Gua Sha Facial Massage? Gua sha facial massage therapy is a 2000-year-old, but still widely-used, noninvasive healing technique in East Asia [1]. “Gua” refers to uni-directional, instrument-assisted scraping at specific acupuncture points and meridians on the face and body. “Sha” refers to the rash-like redness associated with the therapy, as blood is brought…

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Detox Your Skin From Environmental Pollution

Can a detox support healthy looking skin? It’s no secret that skin visibly ages. As we grow older, skin starts to loosen, wrinkle, and show hyperpigmentation (age/liver spots). The process of aging is natural and unavoidable. However, a good detox for your skin can help to fight some of these changes. Some of the aging…

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Supplements for Healthy Skin

Should supplements for healthy skin go IN or ON my body? BOTH! Unlike most organs in the body, supplements for healthy skin can be delivered both topically and orally.  Maybe your question is more specifically, which vitamins make the best supplements for healthy skin? In that case, the answer can depend on what changes you…

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The Most Bioavailable Calcium Supplements

Try Di-Calcium Malate Not all calcium supplements are equal. In fact, calcium supplementation has taken some heat in recent years, in part for the low absorbability of many supplements. Read on to learn about your options when it comes to the most bioavailable calcium for reaching and maintaining healthy calcium levels. Are calcium supplements safe?…

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