April is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992 Stress Awareness has been held every April. What does stress have to do with health and wellness? Everything. It is often an overlooked aspect of taking care of yourself and preventative health but is it absolutely the pivotal point in maintaining your...

Putting The Brakes On Inflammation

What do heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, obesity, autoimmune disease and even depression and other mental health disorders have in common? Research points to one common underlying factor in all of these diseases- inflammation. What exactly is...

10 Steps for Healthy Aging

What Can You Do to Lower Your Risk for Dementia Today? While the exact cause of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is still undetermined, experts believe that there are lifestyle changes you can make to help lower your risk. 10 Steps for Healthy Aging 1. Eat a...

Beans: A Powerhouse for Health

A nutritious diet consists of eating healthy protein, carbs and fats. All foods give us doses of these macronutrients in different amounts. Whichever macronutrient is the most prevalent ends up with that macronutrient as it’s tagline name. Meats, for instance are...

3 Ways to Exercise for a Healthy Heart

Are you getting in at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of heart-pumping, physical activity per week? Being more active helps you to think better, feel better, and sleep better. (A note of precaution – before you start an exercise routine, the American Heart...

The Power of Blueberries on Blood Pressure

Eating blueberries has been recently shown to have a tremendous effect on lowering high blood pressure. This is great news for those seeking lifestyle pathways to help reduce their blood pressure. The power of fruits and vegetables continues to be front and center in...