Lack of Sleep. . .

…Increases Stroke Risk!Lack of Sleep Increases Stroke Risk

Believe it or not, you cause more stress to the body when you do not get proper rest. This can result in many types of physical or chronic conditions in the body, including stroke.

“The 30 percent of working adults who routinely sleep less than six hours a night are four times more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study says.” 

This even applies to those who are considered healthy and have no other factors that would associate them to trigger it!

So, try to remember to get some REST!

Read more here: http://www.sci-tech-today.com/story.xhtml?story_id=023000HJ1V6Y

Boost Your Metabolism

Obesity is on the rise. Along with it comes many health problems. Risks of heart disease, stroke, arthritis, cancer and diabetes all increase with added weight.”

Ways to boost your metabolism:

1. Make sure you are getting enough protein

2. Eat clean – stay awake for junk food and other toxins and eat lots of vegetables

3. Exercise until you sweat – at least 30 minutes-a-day.

Read more here: http://www.balancepointblog.com/tips-for-boosting-your-metabolism/