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Well + Good NYC – Three must-have minerals for more energy

You might count on coffee, tea, or (your dirty little secret) Diet Coke to put that morning pep in your step.

But if you’re regularly tired or exhausted, it could be that your thyroid, responsible for energy, is running on fumes. (Even if you—and your thyroid—are pretty healthy.)

And a shot of caffeine just can’t help with that.


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Classes Give Kids a Chance to Get Cooking

Kids are doing the cooking at the Blum Center for Health in Rye. And it’s a good thing they’re taking pots and pans into their own hands.

According to the American Heart Association, one of every three American kids and teens is overweight or obese. The Blum Center is trying to make a difference in staunching the epidemic by giving children hands-on lessons and experience with cooking healthful food. It has teamed with local chef, Heather Solomon, of Schoolhouse Lunch, to develop a series of fun and educational cooking classes for kids and teens.

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Women’s Health – Timely topics on every woman’s mind

Need a confidential cancer connection?

Although millions of dollars promote cancer research, there is a lack of support for women going through the physical and emotional turmoil of diagnosis and treatment. Support Connection, based in Yorktown Heights, fills that void. Support Connection provides emotional, social, and educational support services to women, their families and friends affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The support enables women to help each other and empowers them to become their own health care advocates.