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Assortment of supplements and foods to boost immunity.

Get advice from Tom Nikkola, vice president of nutrition and virtual training at Life Time, about the eating and lifestyle choices that can compromise immunity, as well as how we can optimize our nutrition to help build this system. Plus, he shares some bonus tips for exercise and sleep.

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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
When it comes to metabolic health, sleep plays an unexpectedly powerful role. At the same time, our food choices also have a big impact on how we sleep — or don't.
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Having trouble falling or staying asleep? Henry Emmons, MD, discusses the importance of sleep for our immune systems, fighting off infections and our mental health — and offers tips for getting more sleep during this stressful time.

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By Henry Emmons, MD
Why sleep is vital to your mental health.
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By The Life Time Training Team
Sleep debt can cause catastrophic effects on your body and mind. Here's what happens when when you miss out on sleep — plus how to get more of it.
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By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Our bodies are pretty good at letting us know know when something is off. See if one of these signs might be indicating that it's time to detox.
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By Molly Schelper
Tips for improving your nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle habits in times of challenge.
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While many aspects of our health are interconnected, two in particular play a major role in how we feel and function: sleep and stress. In this episode, integrative psychiatrist Henry Emmons, MD shares why they’re essential and offers tips for managing both.

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By Molly Schelper
Get inspired by these step-by-step suggestions for making positive changes to your health and well-being.
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By Jon Spayde
If anxiety is at the root of your insomnia, says our expert, a weighted blanket may help.
A woman sleeps in bed.
By Molly Schelper and Jill Patton
Find ways to wind down from the day and optimize your nights in Part Three of our three-part series.
By Pilar Gerasimo
The first and last moments of your day can steady or destabilize everything that comes in between. Are your mornings and nights propping you up, or tipping you over?
illustration of man looking into a well and seeing a childhood reflection
By Heidi Wachter
Pioneering pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris is transforming how public-health advocates respond to the toxic stress created by childhood adversity. Here, she shares her prescription for healing.
woman worrying
By Heidi Wachter
Chronic stress that keeps you up at night can increase the production of fat cells.
A woman wrapped in a shawl bends over a cup of tea.
By Christine Schrum
Here are a few tips to nudge a cold out the door.
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By Craig Cox
I may not be the best person to suggest that light pollution is keeping seniors awake.
Good Night Sleep
By Kaelyn Riley
Establish better bedtime habits with these simple strategies.
Fatigued When Sleeping In
By Jon Spayde
It all depends on which stage of sleep you wake up in, says a sleep expert.
Better Sleep, Better Marriage
By Heidi Wachter
How much you sleep could influence marital arguments, a recent study says.
Connecting Sleep and Genes
By Craig Cox
Are people with certain genes more prone to sleep disorders?
book-reading-bed
By Craig Cox
Nearly half of the senior set isn’t getting enough sleep, but efforts to address the problem seem to be more entertaining than effective.
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