Healthy and Thanksgiving are not synonymous, but they do not have to be mutually exclusive either. There are various ways to stay relatively healthy throughout the Holidays including portion control and revising favorite cult classic comfort foods. So whether you are watching your waistline, your blood pressure, blood sugar, or your cholesterol, here are a […]
Let’s be honest, everyone knows that sleep is important. It affects memory, metabolism, mood and the immune system. Knowing this, however, and getting the recommended 7 hours of sleep are two different things. You may be quite literally sleeping with the enemy if you tend to fall asleep with your laptop next to you. The blue […]
The pollen production from trees, grasses and weeds that trigger hay fever (allergic rhinitis) peak during the late summer and early fall. Itchy, red eyes and stuffy noses can make the end of summer even more upsetting. Use these simple tips to fight allergies and enjoy the outdoors without fear!
We all know water is important. It composes 70% of our body weight, 80% of our brain tissue and is necessary for our survival. But water does much more, it makes us happy, healthy and live longer. Here are the facts: Dehydration can actually cause anger, depression, and impair brain functions. Water before a meal […]
A recent study has compared sitting to smoking. Long inactive hours in front of the computer or TV increase your risk of death from heart disease, colon and endometrial cancer, diabetes and can even affect mental health. Scientists believe the correlation between sitting and these various health issues is due to the fact that sitting […]