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December 7, 2017

What is a Latex Mattress?

The Latex Mattress: A Comprehensive Review of Features and Findings Natural latex is a biological byproduct of the rubber tree plant, and can be sustainably harvested over the course of the tree’s natural lifespan – often upwards of 50 years. The organic compound is a thin liquid that can be used to manufacture plush latex…

March 23, 2016

Dangers of Urethane Foam!

Overview Urethane foam is everywhere — it’s under your carpet, in your furniture and your bed, in your walls, on the soles of your shoes and in your athletic helmet. Prolonged exposure to petroleum-based chemicals in products like urethane foam may affect the nervous and immune system and cause illnesses including cancer, neurological disorders, autoimmune…

November 17, 2015

Is ‘SOY LATEX’ Natural?

As a reminder, there are 2 general types of latex foam: natural and polyurethane. NATURAL LATEX: Made of sap derived from the Hevea Brasiliensis (rubber) tree 100% natural latex is incredibly durable and mold/mildew/dust mite resistant Can be manufactured in 2 different ways to create different firmness levels/support: Talalay and Dunlop. Talalay involves a freezing…

March 28, 2014

New Information on Napping

Napping Can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More In some places, towns essentially shut down in the afternoon while everyone goes home for a siesta. Unfortunately, in the U.S.—more bound to our corporate lifestyles than our health—a mid-day nap is seen as a luxury and, in some cases, a sign of pure laziness. But before…

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