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What is Melatonin? Harness The Power of Your Body's Sleep Hormone

Chances are that if you’ve ever struggled with your sleep, you’ve heard someone say, “You should try melatonin.” But exactly what is melatonin? It’s not a drug, and it’s not an herb. It’s actually a hormone produced by your body. In this article you will learn more about what melatonin is, and how when taken the right way it could help you regain a good night’s sleep.

4 High-Energy Foods To Help You Crush Your Finals

For some people, this is the time of year to wind down and get a vacation. But for others--namely students--the holidays mean something else entirely: crunch time. The finals season is here, and if you’re like most people, you’re trying to figure out how you’re going to get through it. At Procera, we want to help you not only survive finals, but to maintain your health and energy in the process.

Is Turkey Healthy? 4 Reasons To Carve It Up This

Thanksgiving season can be a time of...we’ll say mixed emotions. On the one hand there’s the joy of seeing family; on the other hand, you may dread the enormous amounts of calorie-laden food you will have to eat for 4 days straight! If you are the health-conscious type (which we know you are), you might wonder in the back of your head: how healthy is Thanksgiving dinner really? Is any of it actually healthy?

Are Turmeric and Curcumin the Same Thing?

Turmeric and curcumin have exploded in popularity in the natural health world. This is in large part due to their anti-inflammatory and brain-boosting properties. If you’ve been following health trends lately, you’ve no doubt heard people extol the wonder-working powers of turmeric in recent years.

Study Reveals Just 10 Minutes of Exercise Can Increase Brain Function

With stores putting up decorations and all-too familiar Christmas songs on the radio, the holiday season has swiftly come upon us. But as magical as this time of year is, it can also bring with it a lot of stress... 

How To Deal: Stress Relief Methods for the Modern Age

What is your go-to method for stress relief? Do you take a walk? Listen to music? Do you binge-watch Netflix? Everyone experiences stress and has their own way of dealing with it. What might be a minor issue for some can be completely overwhelming for others. While there is no one-size-fits-all response, some ways to relieve stress can be unhealthy and even harmful.

5 Everyday Things You Can Do To Boost Your Brain Health

As our lifespans continue to increase, our cognitive wellness becomes an even more important issue. In our later years especially, our brain health will become a critical factor in our quality of life. So with that in mind, what determines how to keep your brain healthy?

7 Natural Sleep Aids For a Good Night's Rest

Does getting a good night's sleep seem more and more elusive? Do you find yourself either not getting to sleep or waking up feeling unrefreshed? This time of year many people struggle with sleep, especially with the change in daylight savings. But with all of the natural sleep supplements available, it doesn't have to be so hard. If you're ready to do something about it, you're in luck!

Are Energy Drinks Safe? Not By a Long Shot

If you think energy drinks are harmless, think again. According to Dr. John Higgins from the University of Texas Medical School...

Why is Sugar Bad for You?

Halloween is right around the corner, a lot of parents are concerned about how all this sugar will impact our kids. Many of us are trying to figure out how we can take steps to minimize the effects without becoming the “mean mom,” and throwing out their Halloween candy when they’re not looking…