Healthy Tips

4 Weight-Loss Boosters

4 Weight-Loss Boosters

Face it, maintaining a healthy weight can be a struggle, but add an aging metabolism into the mix and it can seem like an impossible battle. No doubt you know first hand that fewer calories are required as you age. Exercise (especially aerobic) is a proven aid in this never-ending balancing act.

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Seven Steps to Managing Cholesterol

Seven Steps to Managing Cholesterol

Are your cholesterol numbers not where you’d like them to be? To be honest, genes determine how much cholesterol your body produces, but wise diet choices can give those worrisome numbers a nudge in the right direction. These easy to follow tips can help you lower your cholesterol for better heart health.

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4 Reasons To Get Off The Sofa and Exercise Your Brain

4 Reasons To Get Off The Sofa and Exercise Your Brain

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!

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5 Steps To Curbing Carbs

5 Steps To Curbing Carbs

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!

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Fight High Blood Pressure With 4 Fabulous Foods

Fight High Blood Pressure With 4 Fabulous Foods

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.

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5 Tips To Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

5 Tips To Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

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.

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Five Ways To Avoid Thanksgiving Overeating

Five Ways To Avoid Thanksgiving Overeating

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.

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Bone Health Prescription: Weight-Bearing Exercise

Bone Health Prescription: Weight-Bearing Exercise

We all know exercise is an important component of good health. But when it comes to bone health, not all exercise is created equal. Weight-bearing exercises are beneficial to preserve bone health and bone density. As you age, the structure and density of your bones is negatively affected, forming a weaker less mineral-dense bone.

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How to Kick the Holiday Blues

How to Kick the Holiday Blues

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.

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