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How Does Magnesium Support Mental Health?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

From supporting adrenals to supporting sleep, magnesium plays a vital role in supporting mental health as well. To learn more, read on.

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Which Supplements and Herbs Can Help Me Combat Brain Fog?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

For persistent brain fog, these three herbs may help.

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What Supplements Can Help Increase My Energy?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Top picks from a Life Time dietitian and trainer.

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Can Quercetin Relieve Your Seasonal Allergies?

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Learn how this common nutrient can provide relief.

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What to Know About Nutritional Supplementation

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 14

There’s a lot of confusion around supplements, leaving many wondering, “What supplements should I take?” or “Do I even need to take any at all?” Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the top supplements he recommends for most everyone, why supplementing is perhaps more important now than ever, and the importance of quality and how to identify the best options.

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What Supplements Can Support My Body-Composition Goals?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Recommendations from a Life Time dietitian and trainer.

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3 Life Time Coaches Give Their Top Tips for Healthy Transformation

By Lindsey Frey Palmquist

Consider these simple tips from our experts to help you make progress toward your healthy goals.

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Why 1-2-12?

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 4

While many are tempted by the latest eating fad or trendy diet, the team at Life Time has long maintained that sustainable, healthy food habits are based on a few foundational practices. In this mini episode, Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, introduces us to 1-2-12, Life Time’s new nutrition system that offers a framework nearly anyone can use to improve their eating behaviors.

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Shake School With Coach Anika

By Anika Christ, RD, CPT

Anika Christ, RD, CPT, walks through how to make a healthy, tasty protein shake.

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What Supplements Can I Take to Support Long-COVID?

By Mo Perry

Just like everyone has unique nutritional needs, everyone will have unique supplemental needs. But, it helps to focus on immune function, mitochondria, and gut health.

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3 Ways to Use Our Sea Salt Caramel Protein Powder

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Shakes and protein balls that offer satiation with an indulgent taste.

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Can Probiotics Help You Sleep Better?

By Mo Perry

Yes — because the gut is involved in nearly every aspect of our health.

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How Magnesium Helps You Sleep

By Mo Perry

Magnesium is known for its ability to help you relax. It helps reduce cortisol (which can spike at night) and it may also regulate other sleep-supporting hormones.

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How Calcium Supports Sleep

By Mo Perry

Calcium isn’t just needed for strong bones. Low amounts can lead to insomnia and poor sleep, too. Discover how to maximize this mineral to get the z’s you need.

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Should I Use Melatonin to Help Me Fall Asleep?

By Mo Perry

Here are the pros and cons of supplementing with melatonin, including whole-food sources of the hormone.

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How Vitamin D Supports Sleep

By Mo Perry

This vitamin is critical to creating melatonin. Are you getting enough?

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Which Nutrients and Supplements Can Help Me Sleep?

By Mo Perry

A host of supplements — think melatonin, magnesium, and more — can help you drift off and sleep more soundly. And they’re typically safer than pharmaceuticals.

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Is Pre-Workout Right For You?

By Laura Waxvik RDN, LDN

This Q&A with a Life Time dietitian may help you decide.

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Why Omega-3s?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 9

Without sufficient intake of omega-3s, our health can suffer: We might experience more inflammation, our cell signaling may be inhibited, and our cognitive health can take a hit. In this mini episode, Paul Kriegler, RD, explains why omega-3s are so essential and offers advice on how we can support our bodies with optimal amounts of this fatty acid.

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Expert Picks for Plant-Based Proteins

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

A Life Time dietitian shares her top choices for plant-based protein food sources — and considerations to keep in mind if you’re using them to hit your daily protein targets.

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Expert Answers: Should I Supplement With Melatonin?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

A Life Time dietitian shares what to know if you’re considering this supplement to support your sleep.

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