The mindbodygreen Podcast
The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.
Health & Fitness
Alternative Health
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275: What to eat to balance your chakras | Sere...
Serena Poon, a celebrity chef, nutritionist, and Reiki master, discusses the best foods to balance each of your energy centers and how to infuse love into your food.
44 min
2
274: How COVID will affect future generations |...
Joel Warsh, M.D., discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect kids' mental health (and how to support them through it).
46 min
3
273: The best & worst foods for sleep | Michael...
Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., discusses the fundamentals for the best sleep of your life and why you should take a caffeine-induced nap.
48 min
4
272: What nutrition science gets wrong about we...
Gary Taubes discusses why conventional nutrition advice sometimes doesn't work for weight loss (and what actually does).
51 min
5
271: The do's & don’ts of intermittent fasting ...
Dave Asprey discusses the most common fasting mistakes to avoid and how to turn off raging hunger during a fast.
59 min
6
270: Everything you’d ever want to know about p...
Steven Kotler discusses how to biohack your productivity so it lasts and why you get more pessimistic as you age.
56 min
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269: Your brain on comfort food | Mitzi Joi Wil...
Mitzi Joi Williams, M.D., discusses the neurological reason you reach for comfort food (and how to break the habit).
33 min
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268: The keys to fulfilling relationships, self...
Matthew McConaughey discusses how to foster self-awareness on a daily basis and must-have qualities to make a relationship work.
36 min
9
267: The connection between your relationships ...
Marta Zaraska discusses the underrated ways social interactions impact your longevity and why lonely people tend to get worse sleep.
39 min
10
266: The fundamentals of plant-based cooking | ...
Dawn Thomas & Joe Girard discuss how to cook professional-level plant-based meals and why perfecting your knife skills is the first step.
37 min
11
265: The gut-skin axis & the skin microbiome | ...
Whitney Bowe, M.D., discusses how to strengthen your skin microbiome (and how you may be unintentionally compromising it).
44 min
12
264: We need to talk about death more | Shoshan...
Shosana Ungerleider, M.D., discusses why talking about death can help you live a better life and why we need to shift our "death denying culture."
35 min
13
263: Subtle signs you're dealing with a narciss...
Perpetua Neo, DClinPsy, discusses how to know when you're dealing with a true narcissist (and what to do about it).
44 min
14
262: How spirituality changes your brain | Anna...
Anna Yusim, M.D., discusses the link between spirituality and psychiatry and how to connect to a higher power in times of crisis.
42 min
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261: What your tongue reveals about your health...
Paige Bourassa, DACM, L.Ac., discusses what your tongue color means for overall health and how to become your own director of energy traffic.
32 min
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260: Do macronutrients really matter? | Garth D...
Garth Davis, M.D., discusses the most optimal diet for heart health and why we need to look beyond macronutrients.
46 min
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259: Where do you hold stress in your body? | G...
Gail Parker, Ph.D., E-RYT 500, discusses common areas people store stress and how to release it and how yoga can help strengthen your emotional resilience.
48 min
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258: Finding opportunity in a crisis | Shefali ...
Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., discusses how to find opportunities in any crisis you come across and how to reclaim your natural superpowers.
45 min
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257: What we got wrong about COVID lockdowns | ...
Martin Kulldorff, Ph.D.,M.Sc., discusses what we know about COVID transmission today (and what we got wrong with lockdowns).
47 min
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256: The best & worst foods for your skin | Kei...
Keira Barr, M.D., discusses how to get glowing skin (with and without skin care products) and why we need to be talking more about menopausal skin care.
30 min
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255: You’re probably eating too much protein | ...
Frank Lipman, M.D., discuses how much protein you actually need (and what kind) and why "micro-movements" are better than the gym.
39 min
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254: The connection between cortisol & weight l...
50 min
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253: What we know about COVID today | Patrick H...
Patrick Hanaway, M.D., discusses how to strengthen your immune system in the face of COVID and how our forests' microbiomes affect disease.
50 min
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252: We have success all wrong | John Mackey, c...
John Mackey, the co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods, discusses how we should redefine success and how to find your true purpose in life.
53 min
25
251: How I reversed my type 2 diabetes | Eric A...
Eric Adams discusses how he reversed his type 2 diabetes and low-lift ways to focus on your health right now.
43 min
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250: The connection between fertility & longevi...
Cleopatra Kamperveen, Ph.D., discusses why women who have children later in life are more likely to have a longer lifespan, and why we should approach fertility from the psychosexual level.
39 min
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249: Common misconceptions about Ayurveda | Sah...
Sahara Rose discusses how to follow the ancient concepts of Ayurveda in a modern world and how to discover and balance your own dosha.
51 min
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248: What you need to know about metabolic heal...
Julie Foucher-Urcuyo, M.D., M.S., discusses why it's so hard to tell whether you're really metabolically healthy and why metabolic dysfunction stays silent for so long.
41 min
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247: How to reduce your exposure to endocrine d...
Leonardo Trasande, M.D., MPP, discusses how to reduce your exposure to endocrine disruptors and how to tell if your canned food is really BPA-free.
35 min
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246: The best & worst foods for anxiety | nutri...
Uma Naidoo, M.D., discusses how to eat for better brain function and which foods to avoid.
45 min
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245: You’re not healthy if you’re not breathing...
James Nestor discusses how to breathe your way to better health and how to increase your lung capacity.
47 min
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244: You’re mislabeling your emotions & why it ...
Susan David, Ph.D., discusses why correctly labeling your emotions can help you better handle them and why emotional agility is critical right now.
54 min
33
243: We eat a credit card’s worth of plastic a ...
Jesse Daystar, Ph.D. discusses how to follow more sustainable clothing practices, the future of fabric, and how to change your laundry habits to better the environment.
43 min
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242: Grit, gratitude, & the power of anger | Ri...
Rick Hanson, Ph.D., discusses the benefits of anger, how to cultivate resilience, and how to strengthen your grit muscle.
51 min
35
241: What is methylation & why it’s critical to...
Kara Fitzgerald, N.D., discusses why a healthy methylation balance is critical to our health and how certain foods can help regulate DNA expression.
51 min
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240: Listening to your gut with food & business...
Elizabeth Stein, founder of Purely Elizabeth, discusses how to stay inspired amid the global pandemic and how to build and evolve a successful brand.
39 min
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239: Fast carbs vs. slow carbs | David Kessler,...
David Kessler, M.D., discusses how to change your diet for optimal metabolic health and why eating less and exercising more isn't always effective for weight loss.
46 min
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238: You’re probably breathing wrong | Brian Ma...
Brian Mackenzie discusses why we should all be nasal breathers and what to do if you can't breathe in your mask.
54 min
39
237: Why anxiety is your friend | Caroline Leaf...
Caroline Leaf, Ph.D., discusses how to use your mind to change your brain and how to use your anxiety to your advantage.
57 min
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236: Light as medicine & afternoon diabetes | M...
Max Lugavere discusses the types of medicinal light, the dosage you need, and why you shouldn't have surgery in the morning.
31 min
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235: How to build a relationship with our spiri...
Shaman Durek discusses how to take true authentic action in the fight against systemic racism and how we can spiritually heal as a society.
22 min
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234: We need a COVID reality check | David Katz...
David Katz, M.D., discusses how we can reach middle ground (and why we should) when it comes to the coronavirus.
60 min
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233: Why our oceans are everything | Chad Nelse...
Chad Nelsen, Ph.D., discusses "surfonomics" and how protecting our oceans does more than save the planet.
41 min
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232: Becoming a radical peace warrior | Maya Fe...
Maya Feller, R.D., discusses how to practice self-care during the fight for social justice and why the health and well-being space needs a racial awakening.
20 min
45
231: You probably have dysbiosis—here’s what to...
Will Bulsiewicz, M.D., discusses how to optimize your gut microbiome right now and how to make sure your frozen foods retain their antioxidants.
55 min
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230: We can’t fix what we don’t see | LaRayia G...
LaRayia Gaston discusses how to implement social good into your daily life and how to reach love without reason.
27 min
47
229: Navigating the blood sugar rollercoaster |...
Kelly LeVeque discusses how to pick the best foods for your natural blood sugar curve and why starting your day with protein is the best way to cut cravings.
54 min
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228: How to see beyond your own bias | Light Wa...
Light Watkins discusses why a regular meditation practice is crucial right now and why discomfort is the true sign of progress.
28 min
49
227: Good intentions don’t lead to proper resul...
Hill Harper discusses what we can do from here to make our country better for the minorities who have suffered for far too long.
46 min
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226: The science of spontaneous healing | Jeffr...
Jeffrey Rediger, M.D., discusses incurable diseases, how to set the stage for healing, and why germs aren't the problem.
62 min
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225: A return to ancient superfoods | Julie Smo...
Julie Smolyansky discusses why functional food is returning to comfort food and why we should always invest in our guts.
71 min
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224: There are no accidents in life | Jay Williams
Jay Williams discusses how to cultivate a sense of purpose in every situation and how to reinvent yourself after a setback.
55 min
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223: The truth about metabolism | Cate Shanahan...
Cate Shanahan, M.D., discusses what blood tests can help determine your metabolic health and how to tell if you have "healthy" body fat.
55 min
54
222: Your genes are not your destiny | Jeffrey ...
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D., discusses how to approach your genes with a functional medicine lens and the top five plant-based foods for longevity.
76 min
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221: Reimagine your happiness | Sharon Salzberg...
Sharon Salzberg offers advice (plus a real-time meditation) on how to bring our attention back to the breath and the power of letting go.
59 min
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220: The stigma of religion in the wellness wor...
Todd McCullough discusses why we need to talk more about religion in mindfulness and how to cultivate your spiritual well-being.
50 min
57
219: The strange future for restaurants | Kimba...
Kimbal Musk discusses what the restaurant scene look like post COVID-19 and why he and his brother, Elon, like to play strategy games.
48 min
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218: Micro moments for macro shifts | Kelsey Pa...
Kelsey Patel discusses how to check in with yourself daily and prevent mental burnout during the coronavirus.
32 min
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217: COVID-19: Best nutrients & practices for i...
David Sinclair, Ph.D., discusses the best nutrients and practices for immunity and to support longevity genes and the real reason the coronavirus spread might slow in the summer.
37 min
60
216: Can we still live sustainably during COVID...
Lauren Singer discusses how to live a zero-waste lifestyle in a COVID-19 world and why prioritizing function over form always wins.
29 min
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215: Self-actualization, spiritual curiosity & ...
Jen Hatmaker discusses how to listen to your inner voice and why we should choose our "yeses."
54 min
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214: What you're experiencing is probably grief...
David Kessler discusses the different types of grief during the coronavirus and how to deal with loss right now.
49 min
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213: Why fear can be good & the power of perspe...
Ryan Holiday discusses how to remain resilient in the face of COVID-19 and endure the unexpected.
27 min
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212: How to shop sustainably | Joey Zwillinger,...
Joey Zwillinger discusses what consumers should look for in sustainable products and how consumers can lead the charge against climate change.
27 min
65
211: How to be comfortable with the unknown & l...
Roxanna Namavar, D.O., discusses the power of spiritual experiences and how to become comfortable with the unknown.
61 min
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210: Kevin Love’s playbook for conquering panic...
Kevin Love discusses what to do when you feel yourself slipping into a panic attack and how to stick to a routine during the global pandemic.
44 min
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209: How to change your life from the inside ou...
Joe Dispenza, D.C., discusses how we can use findings from neuroscience and quantum physics to enjoy a more purpose-driven and fulfilling life.
34 min
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208: The power of purpose, poetry & therapy (a ...
IN-Q offers a live poetry reading and discussion about his creative process and why we should be more vulnerable and embrace therapy.
50 min
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207: Life lessons from a doctor who almost died...
David Fajgenbaum, M.D., discusses how he created his own treatment for Castleman Disease and the importance of finding positivity during tough times.
44 min
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206: What an herbalist, midwife, & MD says abou...
Aviva Romm, M.D., discusses how to adapt to the ebbs and flows of your new life and how to support immunity through nutrition, supplementation, herbs, and adaptogens.
21 min
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205: How we can embrace the mystery & make our ...
Mama Medicine (aka, Deborah Hanekamp) discusses how to practice energy healing in our own homes and why embracing mystery will help us become stronger.
16 min
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204: Mental comfort food from a nutritional psy...
Drew Ramsey, M.D., discusses how we should eat to minimize anxiety and why playfulness is key during the coronavirus.
36 min
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203: How to practice gratitude during the coron...
Light Watkins discusses why a gratitude practice is crucial during this time and how to approach fear-mongering friends.
18 min
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202: How to deal with COVID-induced anxiety, fr...
Ellen Vora, M.D., discusses how to deal with our anxiety surrounding the coronavirus and how to ramp up self-care amidst a global pandemic.
22 min
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201: Deepak Chopra on how to spiritually naviga...
Deepak Chopra discusses how he's using this time at home for a spiritual reset and the difference between a positive mind and a quiet mind.
18 min
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200: 3 meditations for when you’re feeling pani...
Gabrielle Bernstein offers three guided meditations to help regulate the nervous system and reduce anxious thoughts.
23 min
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199: How we're handling uncertain times & a gui...
Founder and Co-CEO Jason Wachob shares what he's been doing to navigate this global pandemic.
5 min
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198: How friendship affects your immune system ...
Lydia Denworth discusses why you should maintain friendships even in a time of social distancing and How many hours it takes to make a best friend.
48 min
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197: This is your brain on cake & how to train ...
Jud Brewer, M.D., Ph.D., discusses how to rewire your brain to combat anxiety and addiction and how to train your brain to crave vegetables over cake.
60 min
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196: Why it’s bad to self-identify as an introv...
Celeste Headlee discusses the health benefits of slowing down and doing something with no productive purpose.
42 min
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195: How we can fight Alzheimer’s & why you sho...
Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D., discusses how cognitive decline differs between men and women and why you should get a brain health assessment in your forties.
54 min
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194: Why not all collagen is created equal | Ro...
Robert Rountree, M.D., discusses how to use collagen to reverse skin damage and how to make sure your collagen is 100% pure.
21 min
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193: Broccoli isn’t as nutritious as it once wa...
Mark Hyman, M.D., discusses what we're getting wrong when it comes to our food system and what we can do to fix it.
38 min
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192: Reversing autoimmune disease, ice baths & ...
Terry Wahls, M.D., discusses the Wahls Protocol and what she swears by for reversing autoimmune disease.
30 min
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191: Meal prep & pantry hacks from Instagram's ...
Rachel Mansfield discusses meal prep hacks for when you're just too busy, and how to make healthy meals if you don't know how to cook.
41 min
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190: Everything you’d ever want to know about r...
Stephen Cowan, M.D., discusses tips and tricks on how to raise mindful, independent kids and how to stop tantrums in their tracks.
75 min
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189: How to hack your health (eating, sleeping ...
Ben Greenfield discusses how to take the perfect nap, how to never be hungover again, and how to get the most out of your workout.
63 min
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188: How your surroundings can help or hurt you...
Amitha Kalaichandran, M.D., MHS, CPH, discusses how our physical environments can either help heal or harm our overall health, the benefits of forest bathing, and how to read a research study.
44 min
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187: Why you’re stressed about stress & making ...
Ethan Weiss, M.D., discusses the small tweaks that make keto more heart-healthy, the egg-cholesterol debate, and the peaks and valleys of hunger.
53 min
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186: The secret to true love & how to make it w...
Margaret Paul, Ph.D., discusses the secret to finding true, intimate love, how to heal from a breakup, and why you attract emotionally unavailable people.
35 min
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185: The two veggies you’re probably not gettin...
Robert Rountree, M.D., discusses how many servings of vegetables you should really have in a day and how to get more veggies.
21 min
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184: This is why breathwork is better than medi...
Gwen Dittmar, certified breathwork teacher, joins Jason Wachob to discuss why practicing breathwork is better than meditation
41 min
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183: Bloat-busting foods, energy vampires & how...
Kellyann Petrucci, M.S., N.D., discusses how nutrition can help solve burnout, the best bloat-busting foods, and the modern approach to detoxing your body.
34 min
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182: The mycobiome, digestive plaque & how we s...
Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., discusses the mycobiome, how it differs from our microbiome, and the best ways to optimize it.
34 min
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181: Reversing insulin resistance, the carb cha...
Cyrus Khambatta, Ph.D. and Robby Barbaro, MPH, join Jason Wachob to discuss how they reduced their blood glucose levels and reversed insulin resistance through food alone.
66 min
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180: What medicine is missing with hormones & h...
Alisa Vitti discusses why optimizing our infradian rhythms is just as—if not more—important as our circadian rhythms.
31 min
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179: Busting CBD myths, the entourage effect, &...
Robert Rountree, M.D., discusses how our specific blend of hemp extract and other potent botanicals can foster relaxation, promote a positive mood, and support a healthy central nervous system.
38 min
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178: The neurological reason you're making poor...
David Perlmutter, M.D., and Austin Perlmutter, M.D., discusshow empathy can have real health benefits, how being in nature can make you more productive, and why we really make impulsive, instantly gratifying decisions.
59 min
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177: Ketamine, MAPS & what’s next for psychedel...
Gita Vaid, M.D., discusses what happens during a typical doctor-monitored ketamine-assisted therapy session and how it can help people better access their emotions.
48 min
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176: You're probably not getting quality sleep—...
Robert Rountree, M.D., explains why getting quality sleep is crucial for our health—and how our magnesium+ supplement can help.
20 min