For all of us, eating healthy is a journey shaped by many factors, including our stage of life, situations, preferences, access to food, culture, traditions, and the personal decisions we make over time. It’s important to remember that all food and beverage choices count. The ChooseMyPlate.gov website offers ideas and tips to help you improve […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Designed for older adults, this Go4Life playlist includes flexibility exercises that can be done at home, at work, at the gym—almost anywhere. Trainer Sandy Magrath demonstrates the exercises and provide tips to motivate viewers, especially older adults, to be more physically active. These videos are designed to go alone with the guide, Exercise & Physical […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (VIDEO) Go4Life Exercises from the National Institute On Aging
By Kerrie Smyres for Migraine.com 1. “Migraine” is not synonymous with “bad headache.” If a person has a bad headache, they do not automatically have a migraine. Migraine is a neurological disorder that 12% of Americans1 have and research increasingly shows that it is genetic. When someone “has a migraine,” they are experiencing an attack […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (Article) Migraines: 8 Things Everyone Needs to Know
What you need to know about Zika virus By – John Ross, MD, FIDSA, Contributing Editor for Harvard Health Publications Until recently, Zika was an obscure virus, confined to equatorial Africa and Asia, and known only to specialists in tropical medicine. It was discovered in 1947, when scientists studying yellow fever in the Zika Forest […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (Article) What you need to know about Zika virus
This is a great video that shows how and why we feel pain and how two of the most basic pain relievers work. “Some people take aspirin or ibuprofen to treat everyday aches and pains, but how exactly do the different classes of pain relievers work? Learn about the basic physiology of how humans experience […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (VIDEOS) How Do Pain Relievers Work?
Is Sitting a Lethal Activity? The posture of sitting itself probably isn’t worse than any other type of daytime physical inactivity, like lying on the couch watching “Wheel of Fortune.” But for most of us, when we’re awake and not moving, we’re sitting. This is your body on chairs: Electrical activity in the muscles drops […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (Article) Is Sitting a Lethal Activity?
We know that the next couple of weeks are going to be very busy for you. You may feel pinched for time, and tempted to skip your workouts. Or maybe you’re thinking about starting a workout after the holidays, when you have more time. Either way, we’ve found this great back workout video that you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (VIDEO) Quick Back Workout
1) Control your eating portions: When Holiday parties come into existence, overeating is almost inevitable. “Snack” throughout the entire party, don’t fill up your plate at any one given time. 2) Drink water with every meal/snack: Water will speed up the food absorption process, so you can make efforts to keep a fast metabolism. Also, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 5 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays
By Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S. I have always wondered why insurance companies easily cover drugs and surgery. It would seem logical to me that if the insurance company discovered that there was a successful and medically proven non-drug approach to treating a disease they would love it. Just think, the insurance company would […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (Article) The Secret Insurance Companies Don’t Want You To Know
Release stress and tension as Tara Stiles guides you through four simple yoga moves to relax stiff shoulders. This routine is only 3 mins long and can be done almost anywhere. Remember not to overexert yourself or continue in a pose when you feel pain. Go slow, remember to breathe deeply and we hope this […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (VIDEO) Yoga As A Quick Fix for Shoulder Pain