The United States celebrates Halloween in just under a week. Carved pumpkins will glow on front stoops, and kids will take to the streets to garner as much candy as humanely possible. It’s a fun holiday, and also a perfect way to spotlight a certain carbohydrate that characterizes candy: sugar.
The Science of Fasting: A Short Yom Kippur Reflection
People fast nowadays for plenty more than just religious observance. It’s trendy to do intermittent fasts or to eat at extreme times in the day. Why do we do it? Does it make sense from a wellness perspective?