Walk Your Way To Health

Exercising is important for overall health. And it doesn’t need to be complicated! Simply walking for 30 minutes a day can provide lots of benefits for people of all ages. Walking can help ward off heart disease, lower blood pressure, strengthen bones and muscles, prevent weight gain and even boost your mood. If you haven’t […]

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is a style of eating inspired by the traditional eating habits of denizens of that particular area. It encompasses the cuisines of Greece, Italy, France and Spain. Though the citizens of each country may have slightly different cuisines, the Mediterranean diet emphasizes plant-based eating using healthy fats, primarily olive oil. The diet […]

Body Language

Body language is an important part of how we communicate. Our facial expressions, posture, eye contact and tone of voice are important clues to the messages we are sending to those around us. Body language is seen as a natural, unconscious language that broadcasts your true feelings and intentions. Your nonverbal communication cues—the way you […]

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient. Humans must get micronutrients from diet and the food we eat since our bodies cannot produce vitamins and minerals (for the most part). After being consumed, vitamin A is stored in the liver until needed by the body. Vitamin A is important for many physiological processes. It aids the […]

When To Exercise

Everyone knows that exercise is a very important component of a healthy lifestyle. Regular workouts help boost heart health, increase strength and balance, and improve endurance. But is there a best time of day to exercise? The answer may not be the same for everyone. Some of the benefits of exercising in the morning include: […]

Teach Healthy Eating Habits

Every family wants their children to grow up happy and healthy. Parents and caregivers are the biggest influence over childhood experiences. Positive experiences about food early on will help children maintain healthy eating habits for life. Most children and families today have busy schedules. This can make it difficult to sit down to healthy, homemade […]

Managing Stress

Stress is one of the body’s natural defenses. It activates our ‘fight or flight’ mechanism whereby our body prepares to confront a danger or retreat to safety. During a stress response, the body produces larger than normal quantities of certain chemicals that improve a person’s ability to respond to a potentially hazardous or challenging situation. […]

All About Vitamin C

vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is an essential nutrient. Our bodies don’t produce Vitamin C so we need to get it from our diet. A deficiency of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as fatigue, irritability and weight loss. Severe deficiency can result in a disease called scurvy (though such a diagnosis is […]

New Year, Better Health

  The start of a new year may have you resolving to make positive changes to your lifestyle. The first step toward change is awareness and once you are aware of behaviors that can have a big impact, you’re on the road to success. Try following these four simple tips to improve your health this year. Get Moving. […]

Stay Hydrated

  Did you know that our bodies are made up of about 60% water? Our blood itself is about 90% water. Our bodily systems are basically created with water and water is the medium for many different reactions that occur in our body. This is why it is crucial for health and well-being that we […]