Thanksgiving might be my favorite holiday. Besides being able to spend it with the people I care about, it’s entirely centered around food, drink, and more food. And while I spend my days writing about health and wellness and a good number of my nights working out, all bets are off on Thanksgiving. There is
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With turkey roasting in the oven, latkes sizzling in a skillet, and no shortage of holiday cookies, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas may seem like they’re all about food. And while the focus on holidays should be about celebrating with loved ones, there’s no denying that food tends to take center stage. With so many indulgences
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Since suffering a heart attack last year, trainer and fitness guru Bob Harper has overhauled his life. He went from eating a low-carb Paleo diet to eating mostly plant-based and plenty of healthy carbs. He also shifted his focus from intense cardio workouts to doing more low-impact exercise, including hot yoga. But the biggest change
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Seasonal affective disorder is usually distinctive in that it starts in the Fall or early Winter as the days grow darker and colder. If you are experiencing this sadness yourself, or someone you love seems to be, there are many ways to help them and get help for yourself. “Experiencing seasonal depression is quite common,
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “More than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis.” A lack of sleep can impair your alertness and concentration, can increase your risk for health problems like high blood pressure, and can even make you gain weight, according to
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Carbs seem to be so controversial: some people swear by eating them to boost energy and help them lose weight, while others eschew them almost entirely to get their body into the fat-burning state of ketosis. So which one is best for weight loss? A study published in the journal BMJ assessed 164 overweight or
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