Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

By Dr. Travis Bradberry The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the short-term productivity…

5 Ways to Raise Healthy Eaters

By Dr. Mark Hyman “Dr. Hyman, I’m about to start your Eat Fat, Get Thin Plan, which is completely different from the way my family normally eats,” writes this week’s house call. “I want my kids to eat good food, too. Can they eat the foods on this program? And do you have any tips…

Is Healthy Eating Really More Expensive Than Junk Food?

By ANH International On the back of the media attack on ‘clean’ or healthy eating, a large swathe of the public must be left feeling there are no health benefits to be had, that the cost of healthy eating is extortionate — or it’s only for the rich and beautiful. Many of us in the…

5 Quick Changes That Could Lead To A Healthier You

By Andre L. Vaughn It’s likely safe to say that everyone wants great health and would change almost anything to get it. With so many health concerns these days, we are more conscious about our overall well-being. Sometimes subtle changes can lead to phenomenal results for your physical, mental or emotional state. We know that buying…

When Food Banks Say No To Sugary Junk, Schools Offer A Solution

By Allison Aubrey This is the time of year when donations to food banks spike. But, some food banks are getting pickier about what they’ll accept. Earlier this year the Capital Area Food Bank announced it would “dramatically” cut back on junk food it receives and distributes. This means saying “no” to donations such as sheet…