Fitness & Wellness

Blog entry | Nov 24 2015
Chances are, you or someone you know has diabetes or prediabetes – and it might be undiagnosed. As of 2012, 29.1 million Americans had diabetes. Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed and 8.1 million were undiagnosed. Another 86 million...
Blog entry | Nov 23 2015
Birds are flying south. Bears are snuggling up in their burrows and hibernating the season away. Winter is coming. The dark, cold days make you want to follow suit. Unfortunately, sleeping away the winter and escaping to warmer climates isn’t a...
Blog entry | Nov 17 2015
Can you eat healthy on a budget? It’s a question we get often, and many folks feel like it’s a virtually impossible task. Healthful food is perceived as synonymous with expensive, and with so much focus on ‘artisanal’ nutritious foods (hello,...
Blog entry | Nov 04 2015
Every morning, Monday through Friday, after completing a yoga session, I make a green smoothie. It varies every day – sometimes I use apples and strawberries. Other days, it’s banana. If I’m feeling extremely adventurous, I'll cut up some beets and...
Blog entry | Nov 03 2015
While fats and carbohydrates often take center stage in media articles, the third dietary macronutrient, protein, has become somewhat of the forgotten child, often taking a backseat to their more "media-genic" siblings. While there has been...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2015
Good news: contrary to scary news masquerading itself as fact, there is room for sugar in a healthful diet! Chances are candy will find its way into your home this weekend, so we’ve put together some tips to help you take a balanced approach to...
Press Release | Oct 27 2015
Survey Provides Insight on Millennials’ Attitudes Toward Health and Wellness (WASHINGTON, DC, October 27, 2015) — It’s no secret that Millennials are a unique part of the population defined by events and characteristics that set them apart from any...
Blog entry | Oct 21 2015
Millennials are doing things differently, but are they on the right track? It’s not a surprise that Millennials are a diverse and distinct demographic that set them apart from any other generation and when viewed through the lens of health and...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2015
Whether you’re a yoga guru on a cleanse, a gym rat looking for antioxidants, or just perusing the beverage options at the corner coffee shop, chances are you’ve seen cold-pressed juice. This trend has caught the attention of health-conscious people...
Blog entry | Oct 06 2015
If you’re trying to achieve optimal athletic performance, your training program alone might not cut it. Nutrition is a critical part of any exercise program and is a healthy way to improve your performance without any harmful side effects. It’s not...
Blog entry | Sep 24 2015
There is no question that exercise is healthy. Regular training not only strengthens your body, but also can improve your mood by decreasing stress and increasing endorphins, which are potent chemical signals in the brain that regulate pain...
Blog entry | Sep 21 2015
I can’t think of any better goal than a healthy family. But making that goal a priority means more than just putting it at the top of your list – it means taking action. Literally! Family health and fitness day is September 26th. Finding ways to...
Blog entry | Sep 15 2015
From an early age, we’ve been taught that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. We hear that eating first thing in the morning can help to control our weight, and can even help us shed unwanted pounds. The perception of skipping...
Blog entry | Aug 31 2015
It’s hard to believe, but summer is winding down. Soon, fall colors will replace lush green trees and scarfs will replace swimsuits. But before the last steamy days of summer slip away, many folks will hit the road for one last getaway. Whether you...
Blog entry | Aug 31 2015
It’s no surprise that diet and nutrition impact overall health. But what about something a little more specific, like acne? Acne is one of the most common dermatological conditions that can creep up in puberty and last well into your 50s. I'm not...

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