Blog 2018-02-26T18:54:16+00:00

Marching into March: Why Walk

How Walking Can Help You Lose Weight, Feel Better, and Live Longer Walking, which you’ve probably been doing since your first birthday, can actually help you get in shape. It may seem too good to be true, but research confirms that walking can help you lose weight, feel better, and even live longer! Still not convinced? Here are 4 scientifically-proven reasons to lace up your sneakers and hit the pavement. Walking Can Help You Lose Weight When [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|

Omega-3: Your Questions Answered

Are you getting enough Omega-3 fatty acids? It’s a fair question, because these valuable nutrients can be difficult to find. But, seeking out ways to get them into your daily diet is worth it. Omega-3 fatty acids have some pretty impressive health benefits, both in reducing health risks, and keeping your brain and body young. Let’s review some of the most important functions of omega-3 fats, and easy ways to add them into your diet. What Are [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|

Sugar in the Diet: A Big Problem

If you were to name the least beneficial nutrient in the human diet, what would it be? A growing amount of research is pointing to a single, but widely available one: sugar. This simple carbohydrate took the most significant hold on the American diet during the low-fat era in the 1980’s. To compensate for the lack of fat in foods, manufacturers started adding extra sugar for taste. Since then, the list of sweeteners used in foods has [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|

How to Exercise Safely in Cold Weather

By | February 7th, 2018|Fitness|

Exercising in cold weather can be exhilarating, but it can also be downright dangerous! It’s tempting to skip your daily walk during the winter months, but exercising outdoors can be enjoyable and safe if you [...]

Intermittent Fasting 101

By | February 4th, 2018|Nutrition|

It’s not a new concept, but the practice of intermittent fasting (or, “IF”) has been rapidly growing in popularity over the past year. Proponents claim it promotes health benefits, weight loss, and brain health. But, [...]

5 Ways to Exercise if You Have Achy Joints

By | January 25th, 2018|Fitness|

Creaky knees and throbbing elbows are (quite literally) a pain, but they don’t have to stop you from getting fit! Regular exercise is vital to overall health, and may even help ease joint pain. Unfortunately, [...]

Top Tips to End Nighttime Snacking

By | January 19th, 2018|Nutrition|

What is it about the evening that makes food cravings so common? For some, it’s a way of winding down after a stressful day. Other feel a decline in willpower as fatigue sets in. Some [...]

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