Your Healthful Hints (Holidays!)

I hope you all are enjoying your holiday season so far—I know that I am! Here are three quick info bits to keep you thinking healthy, even when traveling, baking or busy: 1. Lighten up your holiday cookies. Baking up some cheer in the kitchen? Tanya Zuckerbrot shares her tips to slim down your recipes without losing the taste on That’s Fit. Classic sugar cookies or snickerdoodles are made more healthful using part whole-wheat ...continue reading

Eats to Sleep Sounder; Fat or Obese?

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done my usual Good for you news post—it’s about time to get with it, don’t you think? Away we go! Nod Off Noshes Over the years, you’ve probably heard countless tips about foods that will induce sleep. That Thanksgiving feast makes you drowsy? Must be the turkey! Can’t put your mind to rest at the end of the day? Sip on a tall, warm glass of milk. While this ...continue reading

Seriously Time for Some Shut-Eye

Sleepless in Seattle (or Elsewhere) With Daylight Savings Time launching early Sunday morning—hooray for more post-school/post-work sunlight!—the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has deemed March 7-13, 2010 National Sleep Awareness Week. When the clocks roll back one hour, everyone loses an hour of treasured sleep. So the NSF uses this time every year to highlight the importance of hitting the hay. How are your sleep ...continue reading