Category Archives: Health

Can You Keep Your Cool During the Dog Days of August?

Can You Keep Your Cool During the Dog Days of August?

Although Americans still refer to the warmest part of summer as “the dog days,” we’ve mostly forgotten the meaning of that phrase. Many assume it’s because the summer heat either makes dogs lazy or drives them mad. Summer is, after all, peak rabies season. But the true meaning of dog…

10 Lifestyle Factors to Maximize for Optimum Health

10 Lifestyle Factors to Maximize for Optimum Health

June is Men’s Health Month, so it’s a good time to reflect on your health regimen and whether there are any changes you might make to improve your wellbeing. All across the globe, men have a shorter average lifespan than the women in their communities. While there are no simple…

Meditation for Anxiety: How it Works & How to Start…Even if You Really Don’t Think You Can Do It

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More than one in ten people living in the U.S. suffers from chronic anxiety, and even those who don’t struggle with daily anxiety will still face severely anxious moments in their lives. Humans, after all, are programmed to worry. Being on constant alert is what kept our ancestors safe from…

Eat This, Not That: Simple (and Delicious) Food Substitutions That We Swear You Won’t Notice

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Your waistband feels a bit more snug than usual. You’re bloated. Sluggish. Distracted. Uninspired. Yes, it’s time start eating healthier and your body is sending you that message, loud and clear. You clear out your cabinets, toss the junk, and hit the grocery store to stock up on “healthy” foods:…

How Back and Neck Pain Can Impact Your Productivity and How You Can Reverse the Trend

If you suffer from occasional or chronic back and neck pain, you know how irritating it can be. Even when it’s not absolutely debilitating, the pain can slow you down, distract you and dampen your mood. And it’s not just the pain of a bad back; it’s the problem you…

Forget the Fads: How to Make Healthy Eating a Lifelong Habit and Not a Fleeting Trend

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Did you make a resolution to eat healthier this year? Did you clear out your cupboards, tossing the cookies and potato chips, replacing them with wheatgrass and quinoa? Are you low-carbing, intermittent fasting, keto-ing, reduced-fatting, low-sugaring, or otherwise dieting?  Well, stop already! Stop dieting and start making healthy eating a…

Bone Health: How to Strengthen and Protect Your Bones

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When was the last time you thought about your bone health? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably never. That’s because our bones feel solid and healthy. Why worry about something that seems strong? Unfortunately, the reality is that you’re probably losing bone strength and don’t even realize…

BMI is a Red Flag for Health Risks – Here’s How to Calculate Yours

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of the most important measurements about the human body, and you can calculate in seconds. Your BMI helps you detect a variety of health risks, however, most people don’t know what their BMI is. Do you know yours? If not, you should take a…