Go Red for Women’s Heart Health

Don't save that red dress for Valentine's day. Flaunt that color today, National Wear Red Day to help raise awareness about women's heart health as part of the National Heart Health initiative by the American Heart Association this month. You may not realize it, but heart disease is not just a problem for men. Take …

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Why We Overeat

David Kessler, like Michael Pollan before him, blew my mind. When I read Kessler's, The End of Overeating, several years ago, I knew right then and there that exploring our relationship with food on both a personal and societal level would be an integral part of my journey. In our efforts to try and tackle …

“I’m a Girl” and the New Initiative to Boost Body Image Diversity

When I first heard about Bloomberg's latest public health campaign to help boost the self-esteem of girls bombarded with images of unfair beauty standards, I was both surprised and curious. Despite Bloomberg's polarizing stance on the soda ban and many other proposed plans to change the quality of life for New Yorkers, I am continually …