In Canada we have limited opportunity to make vitamin D from sunshine. Watch your shadow to judge for yourself.
This study looked not only at how long but how WELL people slept and markers of brain health. In my 4 Weeks to Better Sleep course, I teach people with insomnia how to improve sleep quality AND sleep duration.
Concerned about fluoride? Here's a balanced and informed look at the issue by a dentist.
Here are 27 good tips for keeping your healthy food fresh longer.
Although it was one of my favourite 80's songs, Kim Mitchell was wrong when he wrote 'might as well go for a soda, nobody hurts, nobody dies'.
Eating fruits and veggies may improve your mood the following day according to this research. In case you needed another reason.
"Dr. Robert Heaney recommends people achieve a daily intake of 35 IU of vitamin D per day per pound (75 IU per kg) to help ensure you reach optimal levels vitamin D blood levels of 100 nmol/L (Can) or 40 ng ml (USA)."
Having trouble resisting processed foods? It's no accident. These foods are scientifically engineered to be hard to resist. This article is long but an enlightening read.
Simple. Delicious. Healthy. Cheap. I'm trying this!
Enjoy your pancakes today! But skip the soda.
If you're having trouble falling asleep, turn off the screens at least an hour before bed time. Here's why.
A recipe for home made vapor rub to keep the sinuses open through cold season.
Some information on the dangers of sleeping pills. Dr. Kripke's research is behind a few important aspects of my 4 Weeks to Better Sleep Program.
Yes, a hot bath or shower can help you fall asleep by affecting your body temperature if done with the right timing (not immediately before bed). Just make sure your hair is dry to prevent bed head
I love the idea of making your own junk food! How much healthier would you be if you resolved to only eat junk food if you made it yourself? No deprivation, fewer additives, possibly less sugar, the joy and feeling of accomplishment of creating food... I can think of many benefits. Just be sure to share it with friends (like me )
I don't put much emphasis on the mattress when working with insomnia patients. They generally have a minor influence on sleep quality. But, if you're in the market for a new one, here are some tips.