I'm a night owl, and I usually get a second wind late at night. How does being an early riser versus a night owl affect your weight? While night owls like me do tend to eat more calories, sugar, and fat in the evenings, late risers aren't automatically destined for weight-loss failure. You can make a few easy changes to make your night owl status work for you. Wondering how I stay healthy late into the evenings?
Cherries are about to be in season, so take advantage of their immunity-boosting vitamin C and disease-fighting antioxidants. Jenny McCoy, pastry-chef instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, in New York City, offers suggestions and tips to simplify your shopping and cooking. Originating in the Pacific Northwest, this slightly firm deep-red gem is a common commercially sold cherry. It’s sweet with a slight tartness, and it’s available now through early August.
I'm always getting questions about what is OK (and what's not!) to eat at night. If your tummy is rumbling, is it all right to have a small snack? And what about the occasional nightcap? Guess what? There are a handful of superfoods out there that contain sleep-helping nutrients like melatonin and tryptophan. I talked with the New York Post to bring the short list of these foods to YOU!