Tag: optimal health
Simple Steps to Optimize Your HealthRead more: Simple Steps to Optimize Your Health
How do you feel today? Is your answer just… OK? You’re not sneezing or coughing. You’re not in pain. You’re just… there. Wouldn’t you rather answer an enthusiastic, “I feel great!?”
Snap Out of Your Sugar SurplusRead more: Snap Out of Your Sugar Surplus
Sweet on sweets? For more reasons than cavity prevention, it’s time to tame your sweet tooth once and for all.
Why Happiness and Health Go Hand in HandRead more: Why Happiness and Health Go Hand in Hand
Are you a glass half-empty or half-full kind of person? Hopefully, it’s the latter. Being positive and looking at the sunny side of life can keep you healthier, research is telling us. One study found people who are happy, lively, or exhibit other positive emotions are less likely to get sick when they’re…
9 Easy Energy BoostersRead more: 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:
Why Magnesium MattersRead more: Why Magnesium Matters
Many people don’t get the recommended amounts of magnesium in their diet and don’t have enough body stores of the mineral. That’s bad news for your heart and immune system since magnesium stores offer protection in both these systems as well as other organs.
This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain on Exercise…Read more: This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain on Exercise…
Exercise doesn’t just make you look better and control your weight; it’s also good for your brain and lowers your risk of some diseases.
The Sunny Side of Eggsceptional NutritionRead more: The Sunny Side of Eggsceptional Nutrition
Now that Easter is over, you may still have a basketful of dyed eggs left in your refrigerator. Take heart — that colorful collection is packed with powerful nutrition. You may just discover the egg truly is an incredible edible.
5 Ways to Make Today BetterRead more: 5 Ways to Make Today Better
1. Start the day with a cup of coffee or tea. Either choice is chock-full of nutrients plus antioxidants such as polyphenols, flavonoids and catechins that fight free radical damage.
A Collective Call for Higher Vitamin IntakeRead more: A Collective Call for Higher Vitamin Intake
In 2002, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) began advising all adults to take multivitamins to help prevent such common chronic illnesses as cancer, heart disease and osteoporosis.