It’s finally springtime, and that means temperatures are warming up and nature is in bloom. It also means that now is the perfect time to get out of that stuffy gym and change up your exercise routine. Here are a few reasons why you should get outside and get moving and how to do it. Reasons … Continue reading Why exercising outdoors may have greater health benefits than an indoor workout
The weather is warming up and that means it’s time to break out the grill. Many foods can be grilled, including vegetables and fruit. And, nutrition experts says, barbecuing uses healthy cooking techniques for a low-fat, healthy lifestyle—especially when compared with frying. That’s not to say that a barbecue can’t deteriorate into an artery clogging, … Continue reading Bring on the “Healthy” Barbecue
Understanding dietary fats and their role in our diet can be intimidating. It can seem that one day we’re told that fats are good for you, then the following day, they aren’t. What are the real facts about fats in your diet? To start, fats are simply one nutrient that provides calories in our daily … Continue reading What’s the “skinny” on fats in your diet?
Did you know that women account for 70 percent of hip fractures? While you can’t change risk factors like genetics, you can still do plenty of things to protect your bones. Here are four ways to get “hip” on fracture prevention: 1. LIVE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE A balanced diet high in calcium and vitamin D along … Continue reading 4 Ways to Get Hip on Fracture Prevention
As must as we wish we could, we can’t change our genes. We can’t change what diseases could be hereditary or what conditions we are more prone to. But there is hope for all of us. We can change what we eat. What you decide to eat every day plays a major role in determining … Continue reading Remember the 3 P’s for a Healthier Life