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5 Things Your Parents Got Wrong About Food

This article was published in WebMD.com and written by Lisa Fields and Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD Dessert as a reward, snacks that wreck your appetite, and other parental nutrition myths. 1. No snacking! You’ll ruin your appetite! If you heard this when you were a kid, you should know that the thinking about snacking has … Continue reading

3 Health Markers that Can Predict Your Risk for Heart Disease & Arthritis

This article was written by Brad Chase and published in Hive Health Media.  Most chronic diseases that set in later in life are caused by the cumulative effects of unhealthy living over the years. The good news is that by watching what we eat, how we sleep and what we do, we can avoid diseases such … Continue reading

Secrets of the Productive Nap

This article was written by Jessica Stillman and published in Inc.com.  An afternoon snooze can improve your effectiveness on the job. But achieving the optimal nap isn’t as simple as it first appears. If you think naps are only for slackers, think again. Forward-thinking companies such as Zappos, Google, and Nike have heeded the research of sleep scientists, and now encourage … Continue reading

9 Surprising Secrets of Sugar

This article was written by Wyatt Myers and Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH. It was published in Everydayhealth.com.  Sugar is all around us, and it’s tough to tell when you’re getting too much. Let’s take a closer look at sugar, what’s healthy, what’s not, and which alternative sweeteners you can choose instead. We are surrounded it by … Continue reading

How to Nap

This infographic was created for the Boston Globe. The text was written by Jennifer Ackerman and the graphic was created  by Javier Zarracina. (Text by Jennifer Ackerman, graphic by Javier Zarracina)

How to be content (without sacrificing on-the-job effectiveness)

Guest post written by Catherine Chen, Health Coach at catherinechenwellness.com.    While catching up over dinner with one of my favorite consultant-friends, I listened to George* as he admitted his challenges with drawing limits on how much overtime he was putting in for his clients. George gains significant satisfaction from putting in long hours of hard … Continue reading

Most wellness programs save $1 to $3 for every dollar invested

This article was written by Chris Anderson, Editor, and published in HealthcarePayerNew.com. Most employers that measure the performance of their employee wellness and value-based healthcare offerings show a return on investment (ROI) for these programs, with a significant number showing savings of $3 or more for every dollar spent, according to new research published by the International … Continue reading

Right way of Eating fruits to maximize its Health Benefits!

This article was written by Written by Dr. Minakshi. Welukar and published  in SetuHealthCare.com. Know the correct way of eating fruits to optimize their benefits. Fruits, naturally packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidant and fiber, are good for human health. Along with longevity, people always expect good quality of life free from illnesses. As you know, a healthy lifestyle is the … Continue reading

Working Out Doesn’t Just Make You Stronger, It Makes You Smarter

This article was written by Morgan Clendaniel and published in Co.Exist.com. We already know the facts: Our country is in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Few American adults exercise enough, and that poor lifestyle choice is getting handed down to our children, who are getting fat at record levels. And all that obesity is … Continue reading

Managing Mental Health at Work

This article was written by Melissa Korn and published in TheWallStreetJournal.com.  John Binns, a partner in the consulting practice at U.K.-based Deloitte LLP, assumed his career “would be finished” after he took a two-month leave in 2007 to treat a severe bout of depression. When he told his bosses, they assured him that they would support … Continue reading