We all know that sleep is essential to our immune health which is especially important as we try to combat the coronavirus. While some of us are using the “stay at home” order to get our 8+ hours of sleep, others of us are starting some bad habits with no normal schedule.
Everyone one is busy these days and trying to squeeze in some time for food prep can be hard. Planning out your week and having good food on hand makes it much easier to choose healthier meals on a regular basis - but I know you are thinking “That’s easier said than done.”
Carbs (aka carbohydrates) are a hot topic in nutrition these days. They are a hot topic in Dr. Lipman’s office too. When we meet with patients, we help them find the best diet for their individual needs, but there is almost always one point in common: eat fewer carbs.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner - what better way to enjoy the day than knowing you are getting some good nutrients from a Valentine’s favorite - chocolate! But it’s not just any chocolate… you need to be a little picky.
Who has a favorite food that you mostly try to avoid because it's not so healthy (I know I do!)? Pizza is probably top of many people's list. A NYC slice eaten on the street, a fancy wood-burning oven pizza, and anything in between.