Good night sleep

Foods That Help You Sleep

Many foods contain naturally occurring substances that bring on sleep; here are some of the best choices to help you settle down for a quality rest. Walnuts Walnuts are a good source of tryptophan, a sleep-enhancing amino acid that helps make serotonin and melatonin, the “body clock” hormone that sets … Read more

Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Robert Lustig, MD, explains why all calories are not created equal. Cutting-edge experts say the “calories in, calories out” philosophy is oversimplified and inadequate. Quality of calories determines the quantity your body burns or stores, says Robert Lustig, MD, author of the recently published book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, … Read more