Easy Recipe Alert: Farro Salad

Have you tried farro yet? Farro is fiber-rich complex carbohydrate -- a whole grain with noteworthy mineral content (in particular, minerals magnesium, iron, zinc, each critical to emotional balance and strengthening the body's anti-stress response), as well as a lovely dose of mood and energy-boosting B-vitamins. Nutrition facts aside, farro makes a delicious, satisfying center … Continue reading Easy Recipe Alert: Farro Salad

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Working out & depression risk

A new study suggests that just one hour per week of exercise, regardless of intensity, can significantly reduce depression and anxiety. Study authors, who looked at data on close to 34,000 individuals living in Norway (an important point, since their climate and quality/quantity of sunlight may be close to ours in New York and the … Continue reading Working out & depression risk

Body Clock Researchers Win Nobel Prize

“The field had long been speculating on this Nobel Prize. This is great recognition for the field of circadian rhythms that are intimately linked to our health and disease, including diabetes, obesity, cancer and cardiovascular disease.” — Dr. Frank A.J.L. Scheer, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Medical Chronobiology Program … Continue reading Body Clock Researchers Win Nobel Prize