When determining diabetes risk, doctors consider family history, amount of exercise, age, weight and more. If identified early, important lifestyle changes can help delay or prevent the condition getting worse.
Unhealthy lifestyle habits and increases in obesity have increased diabetes nationally. Changes in diet & exercise can help slow and reverse these negative trends.
The National Eating Disorders Association has put together a list of 10 ways to work on promoting a positive body image. It may take practice, but you’re worth it.
Before you pour oil in the pan for dinner, consider if you’re adding a good fat. Fats are in many foods, there are many kinds and our bodies respond in different ways. Whether polyunsaturated, omega-3, omega-6, there’s a lot of...
We’ve all heard that fats are bad for us, but some advocates recommend a return to diets of yore, rich in healthy fats.
Small white beans and curly kale come together in a simple, easy-to-make gratin seasoned with extra virgin olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes. Dry white beans are preferred (and will cook up creamier and more flavorful), but...
More salt means more strain on the heart. Understanding sodium science and culinary solutions for heart-healthy cooking helps in preparing tasty meals as a cardiac caregiver.
Researchers found that even 5 minutes of physical activity have noticeable benefits. Get started with these 5 health hacks to keep you moving.
Strive for wellness in 2021! Before you get started with a personal wellness plan, test how much you know about its components with this quick 4-question quiz.
Wellness can be hard to define, but a personal wellness plan helps you identify and stick with meaningful changes. Grab some friends or colleagues and put one together yourself!
Read the tale of one woman’s struggle with inactivity and the dreaded, but vital, physical fitness that resulted. It wasn’t as bad as she imagined.
Weight loss can be hard, but don't be hard on yourself! Use the S.M.A.R.T. method to get rid of those pesky Quarantine-15 pounds.
Add fermented foods at holiday meals to beat the bellyaches!
Avoid indigestion and heartburn this holiday season with the power of fermented foods! How much do you know?
According to a recent study, few adults meeting the established criteria for a healthy lifestyle. How do you stack up?
Dig deep into health & wellness topics. 3 health study results revealed.
Finding a workout buddy may not be easy, but according to research, it can be worth the effort. Read below to see 7 reasons why working out with the right partner can help you reach weight-loss and fitness goals, and to stay...
A nagging doctor, a 30-year-old post-pregnancy bulge and Petal the aerobics instructor conspired to make me get physical exercise. Or else.