While our bodies need sugar, it should come from natural sources — whole grains, fruits, and vegetables — not sugar added to our daily diet. Natural sugar gives us energy and powers our brain. But when we consume too much added sugar, it can wreak havoc on the body.
An itchy nose, watery eyes, painful congestion, and intense sneezing can all be signs you have a seasonal allergy. Allergies can be uncomfortable for people of all ages but can be managed with a little help. Here’s what you should know as you head into the spring allergy season.
The risk for losing your life after a hip fracture increases even for adults as young as age 50. From infections to pneumonia, 1 in 3 people who break a hip will die from complications within a year. Here are 4 hip fracture risks for older adults.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. Experts say it doesn’t have to be this way. Many risk factors that contribute to cardiac diseases can be controlled with a healthy lifestyle. Here are 9 ways you can protect your heart.
Winter can sometimes sneak up on us, especially amid the challenges of the last year. Taking extra steps to identify and create a safety plan to protect your family from winter hazards is essential. Following are ways to protect your well-being this winter.
If you are looking for easy ways to eat well at home, we have a few ideas for you to explore. From meal kits delivered to your doorstep to restaurant and grocery store delivery services, it’s easier than ever to access healthy meals.
For seniors dealing with memory loss, stress or pain, coloring, drawing, painting or sculpting may be a beneficial activity. The process of creating artwork can help people express their feelings while reducing anxiety, stress, and even chronic pain.
The start of a new year can be a time of renewal. It offers each of us an opportunity to reflect, set new goals, and start over. For many, living a healthier life is a popular resolution. If it’s one of yours, we have some suggestions to help you live better.