Monthly Archives: July 2012

 

Sleepy Brains Drawn to Junk Food

As any college student or shift worker will tell you, staying up all night or even just skimping on sleep can lead a person to seek out satisfying, calorie-packed foods. An emerging body of research suggests that sleep-related hunger and … Continue reading

 

Cure Runner’s Knee

Patellofemoral pain syndrome got its nickname for an obvious and very unfortunate reason–it’s common among runners. The stress of running can cause irritation where the kneecap (patella) rests on the thighbone. The resulting pain can be sharp and sudden or … Continue reading

 

The X9i Gets Raving Review on the “Wellness Wire”

One of our favorite bloggers, Well+Good NYC, has featured the one and only—NordicTrack Incline Trainer X9i! The well-known and beloved blog gives the X9i a raving review that will make you want to start climbing those hills stat. Click here … Continue reading

 

Tasty Tuesday: Quinoa 101

Cultivated in the Andes for over 5,000 years, quinoa has been called the “mother grain” and “the gold of the Incas.” Today, the popularity of quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is growing steadily as people discover its pleasant nutty taste and superfood … Continue reading

 

Tasty Tuesday: Independence Day Vegetable Pasta

We have a delicious recipe to add to your Independence Day BBQ. This fresh vegetable pasta is sure to win everyone’s approval. Ingredients: ½ lb baby zucchini, halved ½ lb eggplant, cut into 1/3”- thick rounds ½ lb red onions, … Continue reading