Are you doing your best to live a heart-healthy lifestyle? If so, you have a lower chance of developing cancer, too. A recent study by the American Heart Association (AHA) found that people practicing healthy heart habits had a significantly lower chance of developing cancer—a 38 percent lower risk to be exact. Heart disease and … Read More
Are you doing your best to live a heart-healthy lifestyle? If so, you have a lower chance of developing cancer, too. A study by the American Heart Association (AHA) found that people practicing healthy heart habits had a significantly lower chance of developing cancer—a 38-percent lower risk, to be exact. “This is great news for … Read More
Most parents would love for their children to live a heart-healthy lifestyle by eating a well-balanced diet and exercising. But getting children to buy in often is difficult. The trick may lie in starting these good habits when your children are young. The earlier you start a habit, the more likely it is to stick, says … Read More
For many of us parents, it’s fundraising time – that time of year when our youngsters are hawking everything from cookies to caramel corn to benefit their school, team or club. Here’s how to handle all the tempting foods that may be coming into your house.
How much do healthy habits matter? A lot! Here are five habits that experts say could add up to 14 years to your life.
Breakfast shouldn’t be limited to one group of foods, and Dr. Roxanne Sukol is here to explain how to switch up the most important meal of the day.
You know that exercise and a good diet can keep your heart healthy. But what else can you do to keep your ticker going strong? Here are five key things you need to do every day to help your heart work most efficiently.
It’s winter, the days are shorter and the cold and precipitation may keep you from enjoying the great outdoors. No one could blame you for feeling like you’ll be kissing your wellness and fitness goals goodbye. Should you give up?
Think about all the nice things your spouse or partner does for you. Ever consider that helping you to be healthy is one of them? We don’t just mean bringing you chicken soup when you’re sick, preparing your favorite healthy snacks or reminding you to take your daily medicine. Research shows a partner can help when it … Read More
When it comes to building healthy habits, small decisions add up over time. We talked to exercise physiologist Christopher Travers, MS, and dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD for diet, nutrition and fitness ideas that you can incorporate into your life. Below, find their ideas for ways to be healthier every day: 1. Don’t just … Read More