When it comes to improving your overall health, exercising is one of the most important things that you can do. Physical activity can lower your risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and some types of cancers.
Spring is right around the corner. Many people are starting to get their gardens ready for planting. “Getting down and dirty can yield surprising physical and mental benefits. Growing your own garden – whether it’s indoors, in your backyard, at the schoolyard or part of a plot in a community garden – can do more […]
February is Heart Disease Awareness Month! Regular eating patterns and planning the timing and frequency of meals are behaviors that may lead to a healthier lifestyle and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. For the full article, […]
Napping for an hour in the afternoon may provide a mental boost for older adults, a new study suggests. This extra daytime sleep was linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly among the Chinese study participants, the researchers said. For the full article CLICK HERE
Surviving breast cancer is about more than medical intervention – there is a role you can play, too. Study after study suggests exercise, even if moderate, can ease the challenges of fighting cancer and improve quality of life for survivors. If you’re one of the nearly 250,000 Americans diagnosed with the disease this year, or […]
Ah, the new year; it’s a chance to start over, a new beginning, a fresh start. Well, maybe in the theoretical sense. But really, the first of January is just like any other day of the year. So, contrary to the whole idea of setting “New Year’s Resolutions,” when it comes to setting and working […]