David Lombrozo was never a good sleeper. "Then I started my own company, and it got worse," said the Marietta, Ga., owner of an information-technology management company. "I got to bed later, got up earlier, wasn't eating well. I gained 15 pounds, which made me snore and woke me up even more."
Recently, I was on my bike behind three cars at a traffic light. Next to me a woman rolled down her car window and said, "Why don't you ride on the sidewalk where you belong!"
There was a time in my life — a long time — when I would have given about anything for a good night's sleep.
Beets are everywhere — in the produce department, health food columns, smoothie cookbooks. Organic fresh beets are a two-for-one bargain because both the tops and the roots contain valuable nutrients.
We all know that the typical American diet contains excessive amounts of sugar. We also know that's not good for health or weight management. If you've done a really good job all year of controlling your sugar intake, you probably don't want to lose focus now and let the year end with a whimper instead of a bang.
During college, I took a class on global populations and food. I'm sure it was a fine class, but only one lesson has stuck with me in the 25 years since.
Parties can be tricky territory for the healthy eater. If you host, you want to serve guests something tasty enough to make the occasion feel special. And if you are a guest, you want to bring something that's delicious and impressive but won't totally blow your diet. My solution? Tuck something nutritious and delicious …
Exactly when it happened, precisely where I was, I truly cannot recall.
When I was 5, my mom invited a bunch of my kindergarten girlfriends and their moms over for cookies, cocoa and caroling to celebrate the holidays. That tradition turned into an annual holiday ritual, and I grew up equating the holiday season with massive amounts of baking, particularly cookies.
The group that put medical marijuana on the Florida ballot this year — and fell just short of passing it — intends to launch a new constitutional amendment campaign shortly.