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10 Healthy Halloween Treats For Kids

Healthy Halloween Treats

Halloween. Filled with tricks, treats, ghouls, ghosts and goblins. It’s a night some children might love for all the wrong reasons. Candy! And lots of it.

You don’t have to be the troll that stole Halloween, though. Here are 10 Healthy Halloween Treats you can offer, that kids are sure to love:

Can Napping Increase Your Happiness?

Can Napping Increase Your Happiness?

Nap lovers rejoice! According to a recent study conducted for the Edinburgh International Science Festival, people who nap for fewer than 30 minutes enjoy an improved sense of well-being.

What is the Healthiest Mattress I Can Buy?

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Safeguarding your health is one of the most important things you can do to maintain superior happiness and quality of life. It is not only good for you, but it can also improve your engagement at work and your relationships with others in your life to get a healthy night’s sleep.

10 Steps to Achieve Your 2017 Fitness Goals 

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Happy New Year! Yes, it’s that time again where we get to thinking about and setting out our fitness goals for the 12 months ahead. Perhaps you want to get outside more to get fitter, or maybe you need to seriously work on losing that stubborn last 10 pounds.

What You Should Know About Styrofoam

We’ve all been exposed to Styrofoam at some point in our lives. The expanded polystyrene foam is used in the manufacture of everything from shipping materials and food containers to coffee cups.

Styrofoam is the trade name for this type of material that is solely produced by the Dow Chemical Company. Back in 1941, a team of researchers from the company rediscovered a way to make foamed polystyrene, that was first invented by the Swede Carl Georg Munters. Dow then acquired the exclusive rights to make use of Munters’ patents, and began to manufacture huge amounts of what the company called ‘Styrofoam.’

29 Ways to Green Your Kids Lunch

School is back in session, and that means it’s time to pack school lunches. Waste-free lunches are a “must” for green living. Every school age child that uses a disposable lunch generates nearly 70 pounds of waste per school year on average, estimates the Environmental Protection Agency.

Work By a Window to Improve Sleep Quality

A recent study, reported on in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, points out the impact windows and daylight exposure has on not only the health, but also the sleep quality of office workers.

Couples Sleeping Together Linked to Better Sleep Quality and Health

Valentine’s Day is a day that celebrates love and lovers. Did you know, that in bed, two heartbeats are better than one? At least, that’s what a University of Pittsburgh, Rush University Medical Center, and University of Michigan School of Public Health study determined.

Are Latex Mattresses Worth the Money?

Many people balk at the first sign of the price tag when shopping around for latex mattresses. Savvy consumers know that there’s more to the price tag than the numbers on it, though — especially when it comes to mattresses where you spend about ⅓ of your life. With a latex mattress, you’ll find that night for night and dollar for dollar, you’re getting more than your money’s worth when you buy one. Here’s what makes the difference.

Why Natural Latex Makes for a Healthier Mattress

Natural latex has a lot to offer consumers when it comes to mattresses. Not only does it provide for a much better night’s sleep, but it also has a few secret benefits that aren’t as widely known about latex and the mattresses it creates.