Health Briefs

Color stimulates the brain

| April 08, 2014

The science of color has been intrinsically entwined with the psychology of color from the beginning. It's one of the few disciplines that cuts across the boundaries of art, biology, physics, psychology, chemistry and geology.

Health tip: Keep a food journal

| August 12, 2013

A recent study found that logging what you eat may double the number of pounds you lose, especially if you’re a mindless eater.

Health tip: Brilliant blue

| July 22, 2013

Bizarrely, the blue food dye found in M&Ms and Gatorade could be helpful in reducing damage caused by spine injuries.

Health tip: Lean protien

| July 15, 2013

Eat lean protein for dinner to prevent eating late-night snacks.

Health tip: Whole grains

| July 08, 2013

Trade your breakfast bagel for 100 percent whole-wheat toast to stay full for longer.

Health tip: Chase with grapes

| June 24, 2013

Eating a handful of grapes may prevent your blood vessels from some of the effects of a fatty, fast-food meal.

Health tip: Swap meat for mushrooms

| June 17, 2013

Save calories and avoid saturated fat by swapping meat for mushrooms.

Health tip: The skinny nut

| June 10, 2013

Looking for a low-calorie nut snack? Eat pistachios.

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