Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Wellness

We like to eat. We eat to celebrate. We eat to feel better when we’re sick or upset. We eat as a social exercise. We eat, and eat, and eat. In the modern age of plenty with every aisle of the supermarket stocked to overflowing, we have a nearly boundless supply of food from which… Continue reading Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Wellness

Healthy (and Not So Healthy) Vegetable Oils

Have you been using more vegetable oils in an attempt to cook healthier? You aren’t alone. Specific vegetable and seed oils have long been a staple of healthy regional eating patterns, such as the Mediterranean diet common to Italy and Greece—and now, much of America.      Although they are often lumped together as one… Continue reading Healthy (and Not So Healthy) Vegetable Oils

Misunderstanding Melatonin

A recent study published in the journal JAMA (the Journal of the American Medical Association) has raised concerns about a supplement commonly used as a sleep aid. The research concluded that the dosage of melatonin users regularly take has increased significantly over the last ten years. The levels some users are currently ingesting may cause… Continue reading Misunderstanding Melatonin