• Does Optimism Lead to Better Health??>

    Does Optimism Lead to Better Health?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    While it's not easy to prove that positive or negative attitudes affect health, there is a body of evidence that optimistic people have a lower risk of disease and premature death than pessi­mistic ones. Can you cultivate a sunnier outlook?

  • Sesame: Little Seeds, Big Benefits?>

    Sesame: Little Seeds, Big Benefits

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Rich in protein, unsaturated fats, and other nutrients, sesame seeds are called the “queen of oil seeds” for good reason. Here’s a look at the sesame science, much hailing from the Middle East and Asia, where these seeds still reign supreme.

  • Better Fast-Food Choices?>
    Wellness Tip

    Better Fast-Food Choices

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Fast-food restaurants are dishing out lower-calorie fare—at least when it comes to newer items—according to a recent analysis on 66 major U.S. restaurant chains.