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More jet lag

I just reached home last night from Asia.  I didn’t sleep too well – I woke up every hour during the night. I normally try to eat on a very regular schedule, but it’s a little confusing after an 11 hour time difference.  I’ll be easy on myself for the …

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Jet lag, shift work, and obesity

I’ve just arrived in Hong Kong for a medical conference.  I’m discombobulated.  Jet lagged. On the plane, I read an article about research in mice showing that keeping them in abnormal chronotropic (night/day) cycle caused them to gain weight, even though they didn’t each much food!  I know I certainly …

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TRAVELING HEALTHY

I don’t agree with all of this, but obviously, he’s been successful despite tons of travel. Terrible food choices, sleep disturbances, jet lag, and stress make travel difficult. I pack my breakfast with me and have had the same breakfast 99% of mornings.  I bring food with me to eat …

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Getting back in the groove…

I’ve just returned from a 10 day Asian trip.  I’m jet lagged, but I spent an hour walking 4.2 miles along Chicago’s lakefront – gotta take advantage of the brief, but gorgeous Chicago summer.  Plus, being in the sun at midday should help my body clock re-synchronize better. I saw people working …

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Frequent flyer? How to travel “light” and accumulate the right miles

I travel A LOT, so I know that eating healthy and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be difficult while on the road. This is why frequent flyers are at a high risk for weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease. Unfamiliar environments and differing time zones usually mean inconsistent eating habits …

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