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FVRx, Generosity, Sleep & More

The weight loss program FVRx prescribes fruits and vegetables, not medication, to help people lose weight—and it’s working out really well. This approach to the growing problem of obesity (especially in areas with little access to fresh foods) offers low-income families in New York an Rx for healthy foods, financial assistance, nutritional education, and monthly checkin-ins with doctors or nutritionists. Last year, 97% .. read more

The Most Super of the Superfoods, What Americans Really Eat & More

Every once in a while a food gets catapulted from regular to super. But what is the most super of the superfoods? Here are 41 superfoods ranked in terms of just how good they are for you. It will not shock you to learn that every single item listed is a fruit or vegetable. New data from .. read more

Superfoods, Sleep & Makeovers for Cancer Patients: What We’re Reading

If one of your resolutions for 2014 is to eat healthier foods, here are 5o that you might want to add to your grocery list. In this list “50 Foods You Really Should be Eating,” kale (pictured in a dish with superfood pal, garlic) comes in at number one because it is packed with nutrients including iron, vitamins .. read more

How Important Is Sleep?

There is no substitute for quality sleep. While we are asleep, our bodies and minds repair, rejuvenate and rebuild. Quality sleep brings us clarity, focus and energy—and helps us remain calm during stressful situations. It can also help lower our blood pressure. When we’re sleep-deprived, we become more irritable, are more easily stressed out and .. read more

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What We’re Reading

Happy summer solstice, everyone! Be sure to look up on Sunday, June 23 to see the supermoon—in Chicago, check it out at 8:40pm. This story is dedicated to our Co-CEO, Ari Levy, MD, who “slept in” until 5am today. Sleep specialists have published numerous studies about how inadequate sleep negatively impacts our bodies. Sometimes even the .. read more

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