According to an alarming, new study from the on-line Neurology journal, if you’re overweight, particularly around your mid-section, you likely have shrunken the volume of gray matter in your brain. This gray matter contains the majority of your ... Continue Reading
How many times have you made the New Year’s Resolution to “lose weight”? And how many times has that been brought on by holiday weight gain? It is so easy to pack on the pounds over the holiday season and yet it takes so much longer to get that weight off again!
Instead of indulging in all the temptation that engulfs ... Continue Reading
Not only are the holidays the “most wonderful time of the year”, but they can also be the most stressful time of the year. Between the shopping, rushing, cleaning, visiting and cooking, just to name a few, it’s no wonder that the holidays can bring on stress like no other season. This stress can lead to headaches, ... Continue Reading
By its dictionary definition, self-care is the pro-active practice of taking action to preserve or improve your own health. And while this sounds like a simple, common-sense practice, if current statistics on increasing stress levels and the negative effects from our faster-than-ever paced society are any indicator, it seems ... Continue Reading
T’is the season … Cold and flu season, that is! With fall comes the prime time for a flu shot, as cold and flu season begins. Medical professionals recommend getting your flu shot by mid-October, in order to be prepared for the inevitable influx of cold and flu illnesses that last anywhere from October to May!
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A new study has people not only talking, but walking too. New research suggests that older adults who walk for just two hours a week can start to reduce their risk of disease, subsequently promoting longevity.
For some time, doctors have been saying that sitting for five hours a day is as detrimental to your health as ... Continue Reading