Tag Archives: vitamins
March is National Nutrition Month
Welcome to National Nutrition Month! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created this annual campaign in 1973 to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. It began as a … Continue reading
Is a seaweed flake the new potato chip?
This is the question asked in a recent article published in the Wall Street Journal. More people are snacking than ever before while, at the same time, more people want to eat better. Is it possible to munch on snack … Continue reading
What’s Green and Beige and Eaten All Over?
Potassium is important for shift workers as it helps boost seratonin levels. Shift workers often suffer from reduced levels of seratonin causing them to be moody and sometimes depressed. Bananas are also another good source. Continue reading
New Study Supports Claims that Oatmeal is Good for Shift Workers!
Soluble fiber improves the immune system – try nutrition bars. Continue reading
WSJ Covers Heart Risk at Work and Seasonal Affective Disorder
Two articles in today’s Wall Street Journal are significant to shift workers. One story is about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and the other’s about a new study reporting that men who didn’t confront colleagues or bosses who treated them unfairly doubled their risk of heart attack.