Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

You know how achy you can feel getting up from your office chair after a couple of hours. But the impact of long sedentary hours goes far beyond a cranky back. Various studies have linked sitting to a host of chronic conditions, including blood clots, depression, and diabetes.  A 2018 study from the American Cancer Society found that prolonged […]

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

“It’s never too late to improve your brain health,” says Lainey Younkin, MS, RD, LDN, registered dietitian and founder of Lainey Younkin Nutrition. These tips may help improve your physical health, your brain health, and your cognitive abilities, they are as follows. Aim for 150 mins or more of aerobic exercise each week. If you have […]

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

An effective diet begins with a plan that maps meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. Why? If you feel satisfied, you will be less likely to get up in the middle of the night and make yourself a ‘Dagwood’ sandwich. Sometimes cravings can get the better of you. You […]

On Avoiding Getting Sick When Traveling

On Avoiding Getting Sick When Traveling

Staying healthy on the road can presents challenges. While traveling is an exciting venture because of the exposure to new people and environments, it is also these very elements that contribute to new breeding grounds for unfamiliar germs and bacteria. The Key to avoiding getting sick while traveling is to combat the factors that cause […]

Entering the Stress Free Zone

Entering the Stress Free Zone

It’s becoming more and more difficult to exist within society today without dealing with some form of stress on a daily basis. Between family drama, money issues, and demanding businesses and jobs, it makes sense that you may wish that there was truly a body wash that could take it all away and make you […]

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Wintertime and cold temperatures keep people inside more than warmer times of the year when the Sun shines daily. Even so, with so many jobs located indoors, many hard workers seldom see the light of day. But vitamin D, much of which is provided by exposure to natural sunlight (specifically UVB radiation), is essential for […]

President Trump Makes it Clear, He Could Walk Away from the China Trade Deal if it is Not Right

President Trump Makes it Clear, He Could Walk Away from the China Trade Deal if it is Not Right

FLASH: “I am always prepared to walk!” President Trump Thursday warned he could walk away from a trade deal with China if it were not good enough, even as his economic advisers touted “fantastic” progress towards an agreement to end a dispute with the Asian country. The United States has imposed tariffs on hundreds of […]

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches Whether you want to snorkel in crystal-clear coves, surf the biggest breaks in the US, or walk along a rocky shore, there is a super US beach for you. But with so many options, where should you begin? Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, professor and director of the Laboratory […]

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling Staying healthy when traveling can be challenging. While traveling is an exciting because of the exposure to new people and environments, it is also contributes to new breeding grounds for unfamiliar germs and bacteria. The Key to avoiding getting sick while traveling is to combat the factors that cause […]

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly Studies show that the average US adult spends 9 to 12 hours each day sitting, and a 60-min workout cannot counteract the effects of this level of inactivity. Sitting is not inherently dangerous. The danger is in the amount of time you spend sitting. Brief periods of […]

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life Ben Franklin said: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Investing in Knowledge, some things to do Naps: Naps can dramatically increase learning, memory, awareness, creativity, and productivity. Pulling from the results of more than 10 years of experiments, nap researcher Sara Mednick of the University of California, […]

Dog Owners are Likely to Exercise Regularly

Dog Owners are Likely to Exercise Regularly

Dog Owners are Likely to Exercise Regularly Dog owners who walk their pets outside are more likely to have regular exercise habits, regardless of weather, according to a new study. Regular dog walkers were more active on days with cold, rainy weather, and on days with the worst weather conditions, they had 20% higher activity […]

Moderate Exercise is Heart Healthy

Moderate Exercise is Heart Healthy

Moderate Exercise is Heart Healthy New research from Finland has found yet more evidence to suggest that physical activity can help boost heart health. The study, carried out by researchers from Florida International University, the University of Oulu, the University of Helsinki, and the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland, set out to […]