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HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Did you know that only 2.7 percent of the U.S. adult population achieves all the basic behavioral characteristics that would constitute a “healthy lifestyle”? A recent study by Oregon State University and the University of Mississippi examined how many adults succeeded in four general barometers that could help define a healthy lifestyle: a good diet, moderate exercise, a recommended body…

DIET

Do you feel like your mood is easily affected by your hunger level? Have you or someone you know experienced ‘hangryness’? Well, crazy to think that eating right can help with steadying your mood. Depression, eating disorders, and anxiety are just some of the major mental disorders that can be affected by diet alone. Hydration – The brain of an…

HEART HEALTH MONTH

February is the month dedicated to the heart. It’s American Heart Month plus we have Valentine’s Day- so it’s a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. Many of us know individuals that have been affected by heart disease or stroke. Cardiovascular disease remains the leading…

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU

It’s that time of the year again. Gym memberships are signed, junk food is thrown away, and the phrase “New year new me” can be heard from all over. It’s great to create goals and resolutions, but how many times have you vowed to make a change only to feel disappointed two weeks later when something gets in the way…