Posts Tagged ‘Healthy’

16
May

The Best Green Foods for Your Health

Here’s a list of the most beneficial green foods you should try to incorporate into your diet for optimal health! Avocados Avocados do contain a lot of fat (about 23 grams in a medium-sized fruit), but it's the cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated kind that nutrition experts love. Avocados also contain lutein, an antioxidant that protects eye health, and they're rich in vitamin E. Research shows that people who get the most vitamin E from their diet (not supplements) have a lower risk of Alzheimer's ...

05
Jan

New Years Resolutions for Every Age

It's that time of year to really start thinking about what your goals and plans are. Unsure of what to do for 2016? Consider these helpful resolutions, for any age!   In your 30’s 1) Turn off technology and tune in to each other. Engage in more face-to-face time. Good relationships can contribute to a ‘good life’. 2) De-stress. Identify one source of stress for you. ...

30
Jun

Skincare at the Gym

Skincare is a 24-hour job and it doesn’t quit once you hit the gym. Normally people aren’t thinking about their skin while they watch the calorie counter on the treadmill, but skincare at the gym is just as crucial as your cardio workout. Here are some simple things you can do to keep your skin just as healthy as your body. Wash ...

10
Mar

10 Ways To Lose Weight Without Equipment

Working out can be hard to commit to, especially in winter months when the weather is bad, it’s cold and the thought of driving to the gym early in the morning or later at night isn’t so appealing. However, that doesn’t give you an excuse for not working out! We have ten great at-home workout moves that will help you lose weight, and you can use items already in your house. No extra equipment required!   Squats: Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width ...

11
Feb

Male Hormone Replacement Therapy

Most men don’t like to hear this, but when it comes to testosterone, they hit their peak at about age 17. Levels plateau for awhile, then slowly start to slide in their 30’s and 40’s. By the time a man reaches 80, his testosterone level will be about half of what it was hen he was a younger. For decades, doctors have used synthetic testosterone to treat a small number of men whose hormone level is unambiguously low. Hypogonadism, as ...

04
Feb

5 Foods Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

Eating well can be challenging. It can be especially hard if you have a kitchen full of foods that aren’t optimal for you. When it comes to eating well, it is important that you set yourself up for success. A kitchen filled with cookies, chips and sodas, for example, won’t help you. The temptations can be hard to pass up in moments of weakness, however, if you do not have those temptations present in your kitchen, you will be able ...

07
Jan

What Is A BMI? And Is It Important?

BMI…? If you have actively tried to lose weight, or remember way back in science class when they briefly brought it up in nutrition, you might know what BMI actually is. For those of you who don’t, BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is basically a tool we use to calculate, based on your height and weight, a number that determines whether you are in a healthy weight range for your height. Your BMI is a fairly reliable indicator ...

31
Dec

New Year’s Resolution Suggestions!

With 2014, come new resolutions, new plans, and new ideas. We know setting New Year’s resolutions can seem outdated or trite, but, if you’re committed to following through, they really can be a great motivator. Each January, roughly one in three Americans resolve to better themselves in some way. A much smaller percentage of people actually make good on those resolutions. While about 75% of people stick to their goals for at least a week, less than half (46%) are ...

26
Dec

How To Sneak In A Holiday Workout While Traveling

Whoa! Christmas is TOMORROW, and time this year has flown! You’ve been diligent with your dieting and exercising, and suddenly, bam! All the cheat foods are being served in back-to-back meals. While we don’t agree with completely depriving yourself, we strongly suggest substituting the worst foods for healthier versions,. But what about those foods you can’t live without? Have a small portion. Eating a little of your favorite foods will leave you satisfied and help you not to overindulge in ...

17
Dec

Make it a Healthy Holiday, why don’t you!

The holidays can be one of the hardest times of the year to maintain a healthy diet. With all the temptations, copious amounts of foods and beverages, and multiple heavy meals throughout the day, it is essential that you stay on top of your health during this time. Many of us throw it completely out the window- resulting in weight gain that was much easier and fun to put on. We have some healthy holiday tips that will help you ...