4 Simple Food Rules for Better Health

Posted by Katie Seelig on April 23, 2019 at 2:34 PM

In our modern society, we have access to a plethora of internet advice regarding the “best” diet to follow for optimal health. But with so many opposing arguments, it’s no wonder our understanding of what constitutes healthy eating has become overly complicated. Like many things in life, it’s sometimes best to avoid getting bogged down in the details and focus on the big picture. If you’re finding yourself falling victim to paralysis by over-analysis, here are 4 simple food rules on which everyone can agree, no matter what camp you’re in.  

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Topics: Diet, wellness, health

It's Never Too Late to Be Healthy

Posted by Kyra Constam on January 11, 2018 at 9:45 AM

The new year is always filled with ads from gyms and diet companies that seem to prey on those with the resolution to get healthy. Statistically, gyms are busiest in January as the regulars mix with the newcomers, who are trying to stick with their resolution. Inevitably, gyms do clear out after a month or two as people give up and vow to try again next year. While a brand new year is a great excuse (and possibly a needed motivation) to make a change, the reality is that it’s always a good time to work on yourself. Furthermore, it’s never too late to make healthy changes in your lifestyle. As NPR recently reported, even people in their 90s and beyond should welcome the idea of a wellness routine. In this post, we’ll share simple tips and tricks that people of all ages can do to make their lives healthier and keep it that way.

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Topics: Fitness Motivation, exercise, wellness, tips, health

Becoming More Mentally Active

Posted by Kyra Constam on December 15, 2016 at 9:50 AM

The push for physical activity is ubiquitous. From various headlines to TV ads to the fitness communities of every social media platform, we often see how-tos, tips and tricks, and more on how to become more physically fit, but not much on increasing mental acuity. As important as exercising your body is to your physical health, it can have a huge impact on your mind and your brain. Keeping your brain in shape is essential to combating the decline that can accompany aging. Fortunately, being mentally active may be easier than you think. Read more for how you can use exercise and more to your brain’s benefit.

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Topics: wellness, mental acuity, brain, health, aerobic exercise