Discover Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

senior couple in snowMoving from summer through fall and into winter, it’s important to keep your mental and physical health in top form. This is all the more important as the weather changes and the cold and flu season takes hold. Continue reading

Water Works Challenge Begins in August 2019

Man drinking waterDid you know your body uses water in all its cells, organs, and tissues? Water also helps to regulate your body’s temperature, transport nutrients and cushion your joints. Drinking fluids and eating foods that contain water helps you to stay hydrated. But when your water intake doesn’t equal your output, you can become dehydrated. Continue reading

Have a Heart Challenge Begins February 2019

group-heart-hug-300x200-300x200The Have a Heart Challenge is a great way to jump-start a healthier lifestyle in 2019. This challenge helps you focus on these heart-healthy steps: eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains, as well as getting physical activity. The challenge begins on February 1. Continue reading

Skip the salt, not the flavor

herbs and spices_482x414According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, most Americans should consume less sodium. Most of the sodium we consume is in the form of salt, and the vast majority of sodium we consume is in processed and restaurant foods. Your body needs a small amount of sodium to work properly, but too much sodium is bad for your health. Continue reading