How many times have you been told to sit up straight? It turns out Mom was right; sitting up straight is good advice indeed. Hunching your shoulders
and keeping your head down while working, studying, reading or texting isn’t just bad for posture, it can actually reduce the healthy curve in your
cervical spine. Get in the loop about why the body has—and needs—this important curve.
Experts agree, getting enough sleep is critical
when it comes to kids’ body and brain development.
Kids need consistent rest to ensure they stay alert,
cope with the demands of the classroom and get the most out of their learning experiences.
Here are a few healthy sleep habits to help your kids get enough quality ZZZs each night.Read More
All the B’s can be found in food sources, but many people choose to take
them as a supplement, the vitamin B complex. You can take them separately,
but experts advise that this group of vitamins work best when taken together.
Ever feel your energy level take a big dip right after lunch? Sometimes, even when you
felt refreshed and energized in the morning, you start to drag in the early to mid-afternoon.
But don’t worry, there is hope! Test out some of these tricks to avoid the afternoon
slump and finish out the rest of your day like a champ.
How many times have you felt great all morning, only to crash right after
lunch? Make no mistake; the foods you’re
choosing at lunch are having a
direct effect on your energy level.
Stop hindering your afternoon performance with your lunchtime choices, and give yourself the boost you need to finish off the day.Read More
Are you looking for a stress-free way to get more exercise in your life? Walking is one of the
simplest ways to incorporate physical fitness while reaping numerous life-saving health benefits.
The National Institutes of Health advise that walking may have the potential to increase your energy and mood, tone muscles and strengthen bones,
burn calories and decrease your chance of conditions like heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Lace-up so you can experience these benefits and more.
Childhood—a time of exploration, learning and laughter. Although we’d like to think these
are the characteristics that define American childhood, unfortunately there’s another that’s
becoming more and more prominent—stress. It may be a product of over-scheduled lives,
academic pressures, weight problems or other issues, but the impact of stress is serious
on our children, tweens and teens.
Love the taste or hate it, apple cider vinegar has some pretty incredible health benefits. Made from fermented apples, research on this potent liquid has revealed promising results, including combating insulin and glucose spikes in type 2 diabetics, not to mention aiding weight loss. It can also soothe a sore throat and may relieve other symptoms of the flu, like nasal congestion and cough. Read on for some more reasons why you should add it to your health routine.
You’ve probably heard the term “clean eating” but what does that really mean? No sauces or gravies? No pesticides or preservatives?
The definitions and ideas about this healthy lifestyle can vary, but here’s what we think you need to know: