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Eating your vegetables every day may be the best way to get your vitamins.

That’s according to a new study out of Tufts University, which found that the nutrients from food reduce the risk of cancer better than supplements.

That’s today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher.


Eating is supposed to feel good, and nothing says feel good like sugar. 

That’s why so many among us give up sugar for lent, or after the holidays. But what is happening in our brains that makes sugar challenging to kick for so many people?  

Today on All Sides Wellness Wednesday, what happens to your brain when you give up sugar, and more.


Clocks across the country sprung forward an hour this week with the start of daylight saving time. 

The transition may seem trivial, but it does affect us and sleep experts say the body needs nearly a week to adjust. 

Today on All Sides Wellness Wednesday, a look at daylight savings and how to get a good night’s sleep, and more. 

Those devices and apps tracking the number of daily steps taken have become popular in the fitness industry. Users are encouraged to reach 10,000 steps a day.

However, this step goal isn’t based in science. 

Today on All Sides Wellness Wednesday, the 10,000 steps goal, a program helping the homeless in central Ohio and more. 

Wellness Wednesday: National Drug Take Back Day

Oct 24, 2018
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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is this weekend.

The event was started by the Drug Enforcement Administration eight years ago, allowing people to drop off their unused or expired prescription drugs to one of more than 5,000 locations across the country.

Today on All Sides, National Drug Take Back Day and more on Wellness Wednesday.



The benefits of exercising are plentiful and well known, yet most of us don't do it enough. Many people don't have the time or energy to commit to workout programs, and quit after just a few months. We'll talk about strategies that can help plan and maintain your exercise routine, and reach your fitness goals.

Also, a look at how acts of kindness can have a huge impact on someone dealing with cancer. 

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Learn more about a unique workout and who inspired it. Also coming up, tips on getting better sleep in 2018 and how to make moving apart of your daily routine.

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Fear, depression and other psychological dilemmas can all affect a patient’s ability to stop overeating and start a healthier lifestyle. With overeating contributing to more than 10% of the world’s population suffering from obesity, doctors and healthcare providers are looking for new ways to help their patients defeat overeating.  

Coming up, we're talking about overeating, how yoga can help back pain, and more fitness tips. 

Tech Tuesday: Road Trip Gadgets and Wearable Tech

May 19, 2015
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The season for summer road tripping is nearly here. And there's an app -- and several gadgets -- for that. Coming up on Tech Tuesday, some high-tech gadgets designed to help make the miles fly by.  Plus, the growing popularity of fitness trackers and wearable technology has big implications for our health and privacy.

11:00 Compared to kids in 1960, today's youth have different hair, similar glasses, and a lot more pounds. Youth obesity has tripled in the last 50 years, and we'll discuss a  new study showing patterns are set earlier in life than previously thought. We'll also get the latest update on the flu, and learn how to stay fit for life. Guests

11:00 For a real fright this Halloween, try checking the nutrition label on that bag of mini candy bars. This hour, we'll learn some tricks for rationing Halloween treats. We'll also preview the hottest fitness trends for 2014 and take a look at how ObamaCare is affecting therapists. Guests