Category Archive: Health Tips

4 TIPS TO HELP YOUR ENERGY LAST

The holiday season is right around the corner. For many, this time of year brings feelings of excitement mixed with stress. There’s so much to do and so little time. Places to travel.… Continue reading

HOW TO WORK OFF THOSE THANKSGIVING TREATS

Thanksgiving is almost here. Turkey and stuffing and gravy, oh my! But these tasty Thanksgiving treats are often high in calories. And that can leave you a few pounds heavier after the holidays.… Continue reading

HEALTHY THANKSGIVING TIPS

It may be hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner—and that, for many of us, means feasting. So, let’s start by acknowledging the elephant in the room: We all want… Continue reading

STRESS AND TYPE 2 DIABETES: IS THERE A LINK?

What boosts a person’s risk for type 2 diabetes? Many factors. Some can’t be controlled, such as being over the age of 45 or having a close family member with the disease. Other… Continue reading

EXERCISE: MODERATION IS KEY

Is walking really better than running? Based on recent headlines, it would seem to be. I’ve seen some articles on this topic online that make that claim. But while it makes for an… Continue reading

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A STUPID QUESTION

October is Health Literacy Month. That makes it a great time to tackle this important topic, starting with: What is health literacy? Health literacy measures how well you understand health content. For instance,… Continue reading

7 TIPS FOR A (MOSTLY) CANDY-FREE HALLOWEEN

It’s that time of year again. When the leaves change color and pumpkins appear in the produce aisle—right along with the bags of Halloween candy. Yes, the sugar fest is here. From Halloween… Continue reading

ENJOY AN AUTUMN HIKE

Fall colors and crisp, clear days make autumn one of the most beautiful seasons to get outdoors and hike. On top of that, hiking is great exercise—and great for your peace of mind,… Continue reading

AN APPLE A DAY

Fall has officially arrived! Football is heating up, the weather is cooling down, and the leaves will be changing soon. That means apple picking season has begun. And nothing quite captures the essence… Continue reading

ADDING MORE VEGGIES AND FRUIT TO YOUR DIET (ARE YOU KEEPING UP WITH YOUR 5 TO 9?)

September is “Fruits & Veggies—More Matters” month. Nutrition experts recommend we eat 5 to 9 servings of veggies and fruits every day. Studies show that hitting this daily goal can help lower your… Continue reading

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