Get Fit as a Family

SubscribeButton-webFamilyFitnessimageIf you’ve noticed that the kids have become TV watching zombies, your spouse is permanently connected to a smartphone and even the dog has gotten too lazy to chase rabbits, it’s time to get fit as a family! Continue reading “Get Fit as a Family”

Slash Stress, Melt Pounds

Having trouble losing weight? Pounds mysteriously piling on? Stress could be the culprit.
Some stress is beneficial and can get you moving and motivated. But when stress is prolonged, leaving you feeling dragged out, your body’s chemistry begins to change. Continue reading “Slash Stress, Melt Pounds”

Stress Relief and Healthy Energy

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Is stress derailing your ability to get things done in a day? Zapping your energy? Making your mind foggy? Beyond finding better ways to manage your stress, such as getting more sleep, exercising, and taking time to relax and have fun, the lack of certain nutrients in your diet could be making the physical effects of stress worse. If you’re feeling enough stress to cause fatigue, you’re on the pathway to poor health. Continue reading “Stress Relief and Healthy Energy”

Can Eating Right Reverse Metabolic Syndrome?

SubscribeButton-webfamily eatingSome things in life we have no control over… like rain on a picnic, taxes and teenage angst. But one thing you may be able to control is your risk of metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome is a combination of symptoms that includes impaired glucose tolerance, high cholesterol and triglycerides, high blood pressure, and abdominal obesity. This dangerous package is often the pathway to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. A study also shows metabolic syndrome raises colon cancer risk by 75 percent. Continue reading “Can Eating Right Reverse Metabolic Syndrome?”

9 Easy Energy Boosters

Have the lazy, hazy days of summer zapped your energy? Maybe it has less to do with the season, and more to do with your lifestyle. Don’t spend one minute more slumped on the couch. Try these easy energy boosters instead: Continue reading “9 Easy Energy Boosters”

Shake Off the Mid-Winter Blahs

SubscribeButton-webmidwinter blahsThe excitement of the holidays is over. The weather is uncooperative. The sun is being stingy. And it seems there’s a long, dreary stretch between now and the time any flower buds appear. You may feel irritable, sluggish, bored and start packing on a few pounds. Got the mid-winter blahs? Continue reading “Shake Off the Mid-Winter Blahs”