Wellness


  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 11, 2022

    Coping With Sad This Winter

    As we continue to weather the storm of COVID-19, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is once again on our radar. More subtle than an arctic blast, SAD is just as real, with just as much potential to have a chilling effect on our mood, productivity and wellness. Similar ...

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  • A Novel Approach to Behavior Change December 15, 2021

    How to Replace Bad Habits with Healthy, Sustainable Behaviors

    For entrepreneur physician Kyra Bobinet, MD, the typical reasons behind a failed diet served as the impetus for developing a novel approach to behavior change.

    “I was doing so well. I knew what to eat, when to eat, how to eat, and then I just stopped doing it…and ...

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  • Staying Well in the New Year A Proactive Guide December 15, 2021

    In the spirit of starting 2022 with healthy intention, we’ve taken a page from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) latest recommendations, long considered the gold standard for clinical preventive services, and prepared the following proactive guide to staying well in the new year.

    Back in 1903, Thomas Edison predicted where we ...

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  • Color Your World with Every Hue of Fruit and Vegetable December 15, 2021

    Eating Your Fruits and Veggies May Help Reduce the Risk of Chronic Disease

    Fill your plate with a vibrant, colorful array of fruits and vegetables for a naturally delicious way to meet your daily requirement of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Plant foods contain thousands of natural compounds called phytonutrients, which may have anti-inflammatory benefits that ...

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  • COVID-19 and The Road Ahead October 26, 2021

    From Boosters & Breakthroughs to Vaccines & Variants: Where Do We Go From Here?

    The following reflects an 8/24/2021 discussion; please check the CDC website for real-time updates as the situation continues to evolve.

    Their answers may not land lightly, but epidemiologist Jodie Guest, PhD, and drug development expert Continue Reading

  • Healthier Eating October 26, 2021

    How to Pare Down Protein & Cut Back Carbs

    Inspired by a belief that our diets can be redefined to integrate both healthier eating and environmental responsibility, Menus of Change encourages a meaningful “flip” in the emphasis on animal proteins and highly processed carbohydrates to an emphasis on highly appealing alternatives.

    Menus of Change, ...

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  • New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations June 24, 2021

    Spotlighting Both Challenges and Progress

    This winter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its new Lung Cancer screening recommendations, lowering both the starting age and pack-year criteria. Previously, low-dose computed tomography screening was advised for adults age 55 to 80 years with a 30 pack-year history of smoking who are current ...

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  • A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies June 22, 2021

    Pollen, Grass, Ragweed and Mold spores

    For more than 24 million Americans, the flowering trees and mild weather of spring and summer, signals another allergy season in full bloom. The cause: substances such as pollen, grass, ragweed and mold spores enter the body and are mistakenly identified as a threat by the immune system, triggering a ...

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  • Cooking without Sodium or Sugar March 24, 2021

    Assortments of spices, white pepper, chili flakes, lemongrass, coriander and cumin seeds in jars on grey stone background. Copy space

    Executive Chef Stan Hodes Shares Secrets of the Spice Rack

    The benefits ...

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  • New Year’s Resolutions Are So 2020! January 1, 2021

    What are your 2021 Anti-Resolutions?

    Year after year, the pattern rarely varies. Resolutions made, promptly followed by resolutions broken. The odds of sticking to New Year’s resolutions are, in fact, completely stacked against ...

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