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Wellness

Exercise: The key to healthy aging in older adults

Regular exercise benefits us all—and the older we get, the more important it is to keep moving. The good news: it’s never too late to start. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular exercise can help you maintain the ability to live independently, reduce the risks of falls and fractures, and prevent …

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Endometriosis diet: What to eat if you have endometriosis

If you have endometriosis, you know it can be frustrating to live with. You also know there’s a lot of information available out there about how to manage it—but what’s really helpful and what’s not? As a registered dietitian, I’m often asked if any nutrition changes or supplements can make a difference. To answer that …

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Is an anti-inflammatory diet right for you? Plus, an RD’s top foods

As a dietitian, I frequently get asked about the latest “fad diets” and what diet is recommended to get rid of or fix x, y and z symptoms. When I evaluate different diets, I think about three key factors: The specific rules (what’s being restricted compared to what’s allowed) What impact will this diet makeshort …

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The truth about vitamins and supplements: Are they helpful or harmful?

Most people consider taking a dietary supplement at some point in their life in order to improve their health. Maybe you see a convincing ad on TV or social media, or perhaps you hear from a friend about how a particular supplement benefited them. Enhancing your diet with supplements can be an effective way to …

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4 mindful money habits to help you achieve your financial goals

“Mindfulness” is a word we seem to see everywhere lately, but what is it really? Dr. John Kabat-Zinn, one of the lead researchers in the field of mindfulness, defines it as “awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally to the unfolding of experiences moment by moment.” Have you …

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4 healthy cooking oils that pack a nutritional punch

Choosing cooking oils can be overwhelming due to the plethora of options available at the grocery store. While all oils can have different benefits, the most important factor to consider when picking one is what your goals are for cooking and for health. No oil is better or worse than the other, and all cooking …

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How to make new friends and expand your social network

We know that having strong, supportive social relationships positively affects our health and well-being, and that both the quantity and quality of our relationships matter. Yet for many, maintaining our relationships remains a challenge. The idea of making new friends can seem like an impossible task. As we grow older, life changes such as marriage …

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Spilling the beans on caffeine: How to get rid of coffee jitters

For many of us, our day doesn’t get started until we’ve had a steaming cup—or two—of coffee. By late afternoon, we’ve lost focus. Feeling drowsy, we pop in a coffee pod at work or stop by our favorite coffee shop for another mug’s worth of caffeine. After an oversized cup or two, it’s natural to …

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Marathon running tips to prep you for the big race

Preparing for a marathon requires as much strategy and dedication as the race itself. It takes a special commitment to train, exercise, and mentally prepare for the 26.2-mile race. We’re here with some tips and information to get you geared up for your big race. Talk about training A quick Google search can provide weekly …

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