Common wisdom suggests that exercise is essential for a healthy body, but did you know that it could actually lead to a better brain, too? Exercise triggers the growth of new cell mitochondria, important for a healthy brain. If you are still on the fence regarding the benefits of exercise, consider the compelling proof below. Your brain will thank you!
You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who would argue with the idea that exercise is a good thing, regardless of the number of candles on your birthday cake. But here’s something you might not know: research proves it’s never too late to start, even if you’ve been a lifelong couch potato!
High blood pressure is a sneaky adversary as it can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. However, with careful monitoring, treatment and lifestyle changes, you can control your high blood pressure to reduce your risk of life-threatening complications.
It happens every year. Minutes after the ball has dropped and the last bit of bubbly poured, millions of us start thinking about the personal changes we’d like to see in the New Year. Sadly, many of us start out strong, but by March our resolve has vanished. Want to make your resolutions stick? Offering a common sense approach to healthy changes, the following tips might just be your ticket to success in the new year.
With its focus on gratitude and family, what’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Well, it might be the fact that this one-day ushers in a diet-busting time of year that can derail all our best intentions. But don’t panic. Here are five tips for getting through the holiday eating minefield.
Has the rush of seasonal festivities left you feeling frazzled, stressed out and blue? You are not alone; many people’s spirits dive when they set unrealistic holiday expectations that simply can’t be fulfilled. Here’s a few tips to help you happily navigate the season.