Posts Categorized: General Health

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 …

Breast Cancer Awareness

September was Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Now that October has arrived, it is time to shift the focus to women, as this is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer does occur most often in women, but do keep in …

Prostate Cancer Awareness, Are you at risk?

Prostate Cancer Awareness Are you (or your loved one) at risk? September is national Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Take this opportunity to learn more about this disease and how to take measures to help prevent it from occurring. What is …

Fruits and Veggies – More Matters!

September is National Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month! This is the perfect time to take a look at your current eating habits and determine if you could use a few extra veggies and fruits during your day. More …

Top Weight Maintenance Tips

Congratulations! You have lost the weight and made it to your goal! It is now time to adjust your strategy and transition into the maintenance stage. You often hear that maintaining weight is more difficult than losing, but this doesn’t …

The Link Between Depression and Menopause

A woman’s risk of depression increases during the transition to menopause. Being aware that depression is more common during this time, can help women to identify early symptoms and take actions to help treat the condition. Women should talk with …