Entries by Jay Wojcik

Chronic fatigue syndrome resembles hibernation

Ariana Eunjung Cha from The Washington Post shared that one of the most spectacular feats of such creatures as bats, bees and snakes is hibernation. For months at a time, these animals essentially go into power-save mode. Their temperature drops, their metabolism slows down and oxygen consumption is limited to minimal levels. This basic adaptation helps […]

You probably weigh less now than you will all year

Ann Swanson from the Washington Post shared that as there’s a crispness to the air, the leaves are starting to change colors, and you might finally start thinking about the holidays. But there’s another reason that October is a special time of year, according to an article recently published in the New England Journal of […]

Apple Crunch Day is Almost Here!

Just a reminder …  On Food Day – October 24, 2016, Healthy Lombard is encouraging everyone to crunch into an apple in a unifying action to raise awareness about eating better diets for our health and the environment, access and affordability of fruits and vegetables, and supporting local farmers. Hundreds of thousands of school students […]

The 4 Best Breakfasts For Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight and keep it off, don’t skip meals, and definitely don’t skip breakfast! This is the best time to start loading up on carbs and protein so you have energy for the day and time to burn off those calories. Nutritionists Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, of C&J […]

The 4 Best Breakfasts For Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight and keep it off, don’t skip meals, and definitely don’t skip breakfast! This is the best time to start loading up on carbs and protein so you have energy for the day and time to burn off those calories. Nutritionists Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, of C&J […]

Eating Yellow Could Make You Happy

Esquire UK writer Katie Jones shared that some say money buys you happiness, others believe in the power of positive thinking. Turns out, there could be a cheaper and easier way to put a smile on your face. According to a new study, the answer lies in eating yellow foods. Research by The Happy Egg […]

Eating Yellow Could Make You Happy

Esquire UK writer Katie Jones shared that some say money buys you happiness, others believe in the power of positive thinking. Turns out, there could be a cheaper and easier way to put a smile on your face. According to a new study, the answer lies in eating yellow foods. Research by The Happy Egg […]

Why You Should Try Matcha

POPSUGAR asks if you are ready to take your morning caffeine habit to the next level? It may be time to replace your loose leaves or cup of coffee with matcha. A powdered form of steamed and dried green tea leaves that has been used in Japanese tea ceremonies for centuries, matcha tastes like a […]

5 Foods R.D.s Wish You Would Stop Buying From The Supermarket

SELF Magazine shared that there’s a lot to consider when shopping for groceries. For one, you want to make sure you’re buying all the healthy foods you need (whole grains, lean proteins, fruits and veggies). You also always want to be on the lookout for the most affordable and nutritious items. This seems fairly straightforward. […]