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Essentials of Healthy Living
Radio Show

Dana Laake and her special guest Rex Jones will discuss the benefits of magnesium including support for relaxation, stress, sleep, mood and fatigue.

Rex Jones has been an educator with Garden of Life for more than seven years and brings with him a lifelong passion for the Natural Foods Industry and a strong knowledge of herbals. For more than 10 years he worked in a natural foods retail setting as a nutrition manager and herbalist. Rex also led classes, co-hosted a radio show, managed web content and gave a variety of in-store and off-site health lectures. He is excited to share the Garden of Life mission: Empowering Extraordinary Health®.

Sponsored by:sponsors Pathway Xymogen Garden of Life Metagenics Jarrow Thorne Nordic Naturals

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web.

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