SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

If you feel as though the gloom of the cold winter days has the potential to bring down your mood, you’re not alone. As many as 10 – 20% of Americans claim to feel increased fatigue and depression when there are fewer hours of daylight during the winter. This...

FEMALE PHYSICIANS

When it comes to booking your next doctor’s appointment, you may have a different outlook on who attends to your care. A study released by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says that female physicians have different patient outcomes from their male...

CORRECT PORTION SIZES TO JUMPSTART YOUR METABOLISM

Much of America struggles with finding and eating the correct portion size that is tailored to his or her body. These variances have much to do with an individual’s unique body composition and metabolism, but one personal trainer has found a simple method that has...

DECEPTIVE LABELING

Everyone has heard that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is terrible for you. It is linked to high rates of obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer, liver failure, and tooth decay in consumers. It is also much cheaper to manufacture than regular table sugar,...

HOW MANY CARBS SHOULD YOU BE EATING?

We have all known for a while that overeating carbs is largely responsible for unhealthy weight gain. But why one person can heavily indulge on carbs without putting on an ounce of fat versus another who can’t be in the same room as a piece of toast without putting on...