Everyone knows exercise is good for you. It improves your cardiovascular health, decreases stress levels and helps maintain a healthy weight. However, exercise also helps your mind stay sharp and focused, especially as you get older.
It’s February now, 30+ days into 2016. How are you doing on your New Year's resolutions or your health and fitness goals?
Body shaming is a huge problem in our culture, and it is something that needs to be stopped. Everyone is unique. All of our bodies are unique.
When the doctor says, “It looks like this pregnancy has failed,” your first thought probably isn’t about what happens next.
Music has charms to soothe a savage beast, soften rocks or bend a knotted oak, English playwright William Congreve famously wrote. But it also has superpowers that can improve your family's health.
Imagine for a moment you’re taking a lovely drive down a beautiful coast. Without warning, a tire pops and you swerve to the side of the road and come to a halt. Your best laid get-away plans have been frustrated. It seems as if every time you try to vacation, something goes wrong.
Sleep is just as important to your health and well-being as good nutrition, exercise, and stress management.
Imagine that you are walking through the grocery store. Grocery shopping seems like a simple task; you pick out which foods look desirable based on qualities like taste, cost and attractive packaging. It is a commonly held belief that the obesity epidemic is due to internal characteristics such as the inability to control how much one eats. It can be argued that external factors also contribute, if not play an even larger role, in the proliferation of increasing body mass indices. Factors including personal psychology, community characteristics and national policies vastly contribute to our dietary patterns on a daily basis.
A disease rarely seen in North America has reared its head recently and prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue several advisories over the past few weeks and now the diseases is expected to spread to most of the U.S.
Yoga enriches the body and the soul -- or so they say. One thing's for sure, though: Looking at these poses gone wrong will enrich your soul — through laughter.
Feeling tired and sad this winter? It could be the fact that there are no more pumpkin spice lattes, realizing summer is still a far way off, or you could sufferer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). With a fitting acronym, SAD symptoms include low energy, over-sleeping, depression, and fatigue. Sound familiar?
Years before their children enter kindergarten, mothers can do something that will help their kids perform better in school: Eat fish.
It is almost the end of January, and we all know that one of our top new year’s resolutions was to go to exercise more. It also was probably the resolution that got broken the fastest.
Getting enough iron might not be on our “to do” lists, but if your body is not getting enough iron you might not feel like doing anything. Iron is the most common nutrient deficiency in the U.S. In fact, approximately 10 percent of women are iron deficient.
The United Nations wants you to check your pulse.
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