Making a commitment to healthy sleeping habits is one of the best things you can do for your children’s overall health. Sleep has an enormous impact on their brain growth, cognitive functioning, weight, behavior, academic performance and more.
We do it every day: Sit down with a colleague or friend and put our phones right there on the table. But apparently, the very presence of a cell phone — it doesn’t matter if it is off or not being used — can impact the quality of conversation and how we feel about our relationships.
I spend so much time in front of computer and hunched over my phone, that I’m worried I'm reshaping myself. So I went on a hunt for the best exercises and techniques for improving posture and addressing imbalance. Here are three of my favorites:
Does living close to the Arctic Circle inspire a special kind of creativity? Because today some of the most exciting new innovations in health and wellness are coming out of Finland. Here are four companies to watch:
Some foods are more nutritious if you eat them raw. Others should be cooked to unleash the bioavailability of their nutrients. Carrots fall in the “should to be cooked” category. How you cook carrots also makes a difference. Here are 7 tips get the most from your carrots:
Like many women of a certain age (older mom) and zip code (downtown New York City), I’ve been hearing a lot about full body cryotherapy, a treatment that involves putting yourself in a chamber cooled to approximately -240 degrees Fahrenheit for 2-4 minutes. The cold is said to do all sorts of fountain of youth kind of things, like boost collagen production (love that) and promote weight loss (count me in).
If you happen to live in a neighborhood like Silverlake or Williamsburg, you probably can’t walk down the block without seeing a sign for mushroom lattes or chaga chocolates. Are mushrooms truly the new superfood, a daily must-do, or just another wellness fad?