Posts Categorized: General Health

Ways to Make Exercise More Fun!

According to President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, less than 5 percent of U.S. adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity daily. Many of us have good intentions and start each year off with making healthy exercise goals, …

Do You Turn to Food When Stressed?

Stress and eating. Myth or fact? We hear it all the time, and rightly so, since that is our body’s way of coping with long term stress! That’s right. Turning toward food when stressed is a natural reaction, so you’re …

Are You Being Kind To Your Heart?

Did you know that February is National Heart Health month? What a perfect time to assess your health habits and determine if you are treating your heart with tender loving care. Heart Disease, which includes hypertension, stroke, and coronary heart …

Should You Be Taking Vitamins?

The best way to get all of our required daily nutrients is to obtain most of them from food sources.  Food not only provides us with vitamins and minerals but also supplies us with fiber, phytochemicals, and antioxidants.  These components …

Is Your Thyroid Out of Balance?

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month! This is the perfect time to increase our knowledge on this very important butterfly-shaped gland found in our bodies. This small gland is found just below the Adam’s apple in the base of the …

It’s Goal Setting Time!

It’s that time of year again where we start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. Can you guess what the most common two resolutions were in 2018? You guessed it: 1) Eating better, and 2) Getting more exercise. During the month …

Nutrition Tips to Stay on Track During the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving through New Years Day is often referred to as the Holiday Season. This is a season filled with special events, family gatherings, parades, parties, decorating, and gift giving. Something that is often paired with these events is an array …

Why all Calories are NOT Created Equal

Determining what to eat and when to eat it can be challenging and confusing. There seems to be advice coming from many different places – doctors, nutritionists, talk show hosts, social media, athletes and celebrities. Eight out of 10 people …