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Sleep is crucial for giving your body (and your skin) a chance to rejuvenate and repair itself, and proper rest is just as important as a proper diet, regular exercise and being mindful about our overall health. Yet I’m continually amazed at the lack of value placed on this essential part of our lives. Very often, sleep is not prioritized, and most people are unaware of how to set the body up for a better night of rest.
Let’s consider these facts…
7–19% of adults in the U.S. report not getting enough rest or sleep every day
An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have chronic sleep disorders
It is estimated that over 50% of the U.S. population will suffer from a sleep
Colorful and foil-covered chocolate Easter eggs don’t just look pretty, they also are good for you! (No, this is not an early April Fool’s Day joke.)
Before you get too excited, there is a caveat. The eggs should be dark chocolate—not milk, white or any of the cream-filled varieties—and they must be eaten in moderation (one to two eggs, tops, or maybe an ear or a tail if you’re biting into a dark chocolate bunny). “Dark chocolate is rich in healthful antioxidants called flavonoids, but it’s also high in fat and calories,” says Brookline, MA, nutritionist Dana R, Greene, RD. Now before you dig deep into that Easter basket, we’re only talking chocolate here and no other East