Best Strategies And Foods For Stress Management

Stress affects your health in several ways. There is a good chance stress is affecting your health in ways you do not realize. You may think decreased productivity at work, trouble sleeping, anger and headaches. Over time, chronic stress can lead to serious health issues, including depression, heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. 

From ‘Free Range’ To ‘Free Roaming’ America’s Labeling

In today’s busy world we aspire to eat healthy and stay fit. Now more than ever, supermarkets are flooded with products labeled “organic,” “all natural,” “free-range,” but what do they actually mean? Does the consumer really know what they are paying for? I wanted to share some definitions that clarify the meaning of these terms.

Tips on How You Can Keep Your Immune System Vital During Coronavirus

  During this difficult time I wanted to give you five health tips to keep your immune system high, so let's take ...

“What-Cha-Ma-Call-It”

Nobody’s brain is as sharp as it could be, and not getting enough sleep is perhaps the greatest unappreciated cause of forgetfulness. That means get your shut eye.It is not such a bad idea to include foods that are known to nourish our brains.

In The Kitchen With Maria Dello

Nutritionist Maria Dello (left) on News12 Marco Schaden (MS): What kind of diets do you recommend? Maria Dello (MD): ...

Snow Bells Are Ringing And People Are Sneezing

Recently, the World Health Organization said that this year’s flu vaccine might not be as effective as we’d hoped. Your weapon of defense could be your own immunity. With cold and flu season here, it looks like we must take precautions on a daily basis.

Is There More to Health than Diet and Exercise?

There is no doubt in my mind that there is more to health then diet and exercise; the key is being positive and having a positive attitude.Shhh, your body hears everything.I wanted to share my top thoughts on being positive about your health.

Spring Into Summer Renewed And Revived

I believe that our bodies do not adjust well to the onset of seasonal weather changes, and by making dietary and lifestyle changes our spring into summer can be a much easier transition. Here are some healthy suggestions that may make your change from spring to summer a healthier one.

Thinking And Eating For Longevity

Now more than ever with the rise of dementia and other aging ailments, there’s no time like the present to address our aging self. Below are some important brain foods. In addition it’s important to avoid toxic pollutions from outside to inside, being harmful to our brain health. Investing in a clear air filter may be worth the cost, along with cooking with safe cookware. Research has shown that eating certain foods can help maintain a healthy brain.

Menopause

“Men-o-pause” may be a funny play on words but it’s no laughing matter to millions of women. When hot flashes, mood swings and memory changes are affecting your life, you want help fast. But where can you find it when the “newest” science says the old science is wrong? Below are suggestions to help ease the discomfort of symptoms of meopause. Lifestyle Recommendations: Quit smoking Limit alcohol consumption. Daily exercise will help relieve stress, improve moods, and improve insulin function. Participate in a regular balanced exercise program that includes wearing a pedometer to ensure that you collect steps and move more. High intensity short bursts (20-60 seconds) of activity during the day is recommended to enhance growth hormone release. Also engage in resistance training that works all major muscle groups (work each group at least 2 times a week). Practice good sleep habits and get between 8-9 hours of sleep a night. Reduce stress levels and avoid extra obligations.

Keeping Our Families Healthy

The way you feel tomorrow depends on what you do today. Parents will be the focus of this article—how to proactively obtain better health as a mom or dad, and set a high standard of health for yourself and loved ones. Small steps taken on a daily basis can go a long way!

Healthy Grilling

Checkered tablecloths, playful kids, bathing suit trucks and paper plates; all come to mind when we think of  barbeque! Summer is a perfect occasion to grill with loved ones. Why not make it a healthier day when grilling?
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