As kids we played in the dirt, digging holes, making mud pies. Sometimes we even helped our parents plant flowers or a vegetable garden. We didn't realize how much we were helping our immune system become stronger. Come to find out, studies now show how gardening and touching the earth promotes overall well-being.
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This blog discusses different types of fats and how they affect our bodies. It also informs you which fats you should reduce or avoid. Everyone is encouraged to read labels to see what types of fats are being consumed.
For 2017 the diet buzz word is Flexitarian. It describes a lifestyle change that focuses mostly on plant-based meals with occasional meat, poultry and fish consumption. It is being recognized by dietitians and health experts for its nutritional completeness and ease in keeping up long term, as well as long-term weight loss.
We've all been guilty of procrastinating at one time or another. It can cause tremendous amounts of stress, which in turn can affect our physical health as well as our relationships with co-workers, family and friends. There are some helpful things you can try, including being self-aware and learning how to avoid distractions.
Good quality sleep is important to our immune, metabolic and brain functioning. Literature has stated that 50% of Americans are not getting enough sleep. This blog will discuss tips on how to lower the causes of sleep disturbance.
This blog is about getting cleaner with our eating. There is common behaviors and choices, and simple and easy alternatives that support a healthier life. You don’t have to suddenly change everything about your life just to hang on to your health.
A significant amount of research is showing signs that unselfishly giving of your time to help others is good for your health and well-being.
Today's blog introduces a new way of thinking about gratefulness. It is important to remember that giving thanks is not only reserved for this holiday – but rather, to be practiced daily. Daily gratitude practices are linked with better mood, less depression and even physical health benefits
The holiday season is officially beginning with Halloween. Life can get really hectic really fast and this blog will give you some helpful hints how to try a new approach to help you prioritize your peace and sanity in these hectic times.
Have you ever found yourself being consumed with thoughts of future events that may or may not even really happen?