All those fruits and veggies may be sabotaging your diet

Eating Right On A Budget

We all know the importance of eating a healthy well-rounded diet of foods that nourish our bodies. But oftentimes we’re looking to save money at the market and this can lead to making bad choices. It’s easy to reach for a bag of low cost chips that may be filling but are loaded with sodium […] [...more]

Are you in denial about your weight?

Lose Weight in 2017

Summer is right around the corner and we know you’ve been keen to get out of the cold weather and get outside more and more. If you’re like most Americans you’ve probably put on a few extra pounds. With all of the diets around now it’s hard to find one you like and can stick […] [...more]

Maintain Brain Health

Maintain Brain Health

As we age many parts of our bodies begun to lose elasticity, or regular range of motion. However our brains can lose cognitive function also and this is a major concern for the elderly. There is one thing that can be done to maintain and even improve brain health, walking. Yes! Simply taking a walk […] [...more]

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

We all do it, and we all break them but is there a good way to get the results you’re looking for from resolutions? There sure is! We’re researched this and found the path to success for the new year. A quick tip: Get a friend to join you! Nothing provides motivation like a peer […] [...more]

Get the most out of Black Friday

Get the most out of Black Friday

The shopping season is nearly upon us. The Friday after Thanksgiving has become the day to begin your holiday shopping for millions of people in the United States. Known as Black Friday this day is seen as sport for many diehard shoppers looking for a deal. Take a look at these pointers so you an […] [...more]

Stay Mentally Healthy This Winter

Stay Mentally Healthy This Winter

Winter is quickly approaching and many people get depressed and feel worse than at other times of the year. It’s important to keep a positive attitude, it can really help your mental health year-round. Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside says, “It’s important to keep your mood up […] [...more]

Eating Healthy

Eating Healthy

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help boost and maintain your health in several ways. Eating your greens can improve cognitive performance as you age. Antioxidants are in the news constantly, and for good reason. They have the ability to reduce damage caused by free radicals in the body. Getting proper vitamins […] [...more]

Hiking For Mental Health

Hiking For Mental Health

Hiking is an excellent activity for physical health, but did you know you can reduce anxiety by taking a brief hike? PNAS reports that a 90 minute walk in a natural environment can decrease negative thoughts about yourself. As urban development increases more and more people do not have easy access to natural settings in […] [...more]

Exercise Frequency For Success

Exercise Frequency For Success

Exercise is a habit many people should be actively participating in. Getting outside in the fresh air can bring you many health benefits. But a common question is how much exercise do I need and what should I do to get the most benefit, and specifically how much should I do to lose weight? Exercise […] [...more]

Running Shoes – So Many Choices

Running Shoes – So Many Choices

Selecting a running shoe that’s best for you will be the single most important decision you make before you get started. There are many colors and styles to choose from, but whats really most important is fit and intended usage. Well-known brands may look great but if they don’t fit your foot properly they are […] [...more]