While boxes of decadent chocolate treats, celebratory champagne and romantic, high-calorie dinners may dance in your mind as a way to celebrate Valentine's Day, your heart may be pining for something else. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it is a great time to look at the state of your heart.
Despite recent progress, cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States Making heart-healthy lifestyle choices and ta
While the winter season might increase the risk for weather-related injury, the biggest risk to our overall health is a lack of attention to diet and exercise routines. During the holidays, we find ourselves so busy finalizing travel plans, finishing up with tasks at work, buying and wrapping gifts and crossing everything off of our checklists that we forget to prioritize our healthy habits.
As if all the insanity of the holidays isn’t detrimental enough to our healthy habi
The holiday season is upon us, and with it come our hopes and aspirations for the new year. Many of us translate these lofty hopes and aspirations into a list of New Year’s resolutions. We resolve to exercise more and eat less, take on a new hobby and get rid of an old habit, spend more time with our loved ones and less time on the screen. Most of us are pretty good at making beautiful lists, describing all the ways in which we are going to be different from now on — proclaim
The holidays are a mess. If you’re looking to travel during the holiday season, you’re condemned to frustration. The mall is crowded. The freeway is crowded. The airport is crowded. All so you can get to that holiday destination and sit around a crowded table for family dinner. Bah, humbug! Not only that but traveling can be rough on the body. Whether you are traveling alone on business or on your way to a sunny resort with your family, long hours in a car or an airplane can
The fall is such a fun time of year. Cool winds, stews, and pumpkin patches roll into turkeys and football games. But this is also a time of year that can make an impact on your health. The fun also comes with delicious foods and comfy clothes … clothes that can easily hide those few extra pounds creeping up around the midsection. Luckily, there’s a way to have plenty of fall fun without ruining your health. If you’re interested in maintaining your wellness through the fall,
Everyone knows that Fourth of July cookouts are filled with delicious yummy treats like cupcakes, alcohol, greasy burgers, hotdogs, pulled bbq, fried chicken and basically any other American food you can think of. That being said, one could imagine how easy it would be to wreck that beach body you’ve worked so hard for if you’re not careful.The holidays are for celebrating and are meant to be enjoyed, but you don’t have to sacrifice your health or beach body every time you at
Father’s Day is this weekend and it’s a time to celebrate all that dads do! Quite often, dads are the last to complain or fuss about what they must do for their families, the sacrifices they make to ensure there’s a roof overhead and food on the table. All they really want is a healthy and happy family when they come home from work at the end of the day. You know the sayings, “If Mama ain’t happy, nobody’s happy?” and “Happy wife, happy life” they were created by a dad.