Best Vending Machine Choices for Afternoon Hunger

Choosing the salad at lunch felt like a healthy idea until your stomach started rumbling in your 2:00 meeting. Post-meeting, you make a beeline for the vending machine. Your stomach might be screaming "chips!" or "cookies!" depending on your savory-sweet preferences. Meanwhile, your head is...

Addressing the Blue Monday Blues

The third Monday in January has the dubious honor of being called the worst day of the whole year. It’s known as Blue Monday. Psychologist Cliff Arnall of Wales calculated the depressing date. He factored in the weather, holiday debt, and the end of the holiday...

5 Diets That Let You Eat What You Like

Fad diets lead you to believe that eliminating entire food groups is the secret to weight-loss that you've been missing your entire adult life. Nutrition experts, however, disagree and stick with the unflashy advice that the most effective way to maintain a healthy weight is to...

Pho’licious Pho Around the Sound

When you’re battling a cold or just need some warming up, nothing sounds better than a hot bowl of pho. Pho (pronounced “fuh”) is a Vietnamese noodle soup with French and Chinese influences. It’s often served in a huge bowl with broth and rice noodles....

Tips for Breaking Your Sugar Habit

Most people eat too much refined sugar—whether it comes from sweet coffee drinks each morning, the treats consumed for an afternoon pick-me-up, or hidden in processed foods. On average, Americans consume 3 times more sugar per day than is recommended. The World Health Organization advises consuming...

Making Lifestyle Changes That Stick

If lifestyle change were easy, we’d all be broccoli-eating, gym-going, money-saving masters. In reality, we’re all humans living in a complex world and doing the best we can. As you make new year's resolutions, consider that you will stumble. You might be on a roll with your...