I have to admit it (but don’t tell my wife): You ladies have it hard when it comes to maintaining your health. On top of everyday worries, you have to keep up with a laundry-list of routine checkups. Add to that hormonal phases. And like a cherry on top, women fret over fine lines, wrinkles and age spots in a way men never will. Read more →
Your heart pumps blood to the rest of your body day in and day out. This goes on all of the time, without you having to think about a single heartbeat. It’s an amazing process! You’re probably already aware that what you eat and lifestyle choices you make can have a big impact on your heart health. In Chinese medicine, the heart and mind are said to be connected. So it makes sense to want to build a harmonious relationship between our hearts and minds to achieve better health.
By no means am I a yogi, but I do enjoy the practice, relaxation and exercise that comes along with it. It’s the perfect trifecta for your mind, body and spirit. If you are thinking about trying yoga for the first time, here are eight easy tips to get the most out of your time on the mat. Read more →
That’s it. I’m going paleo. I’ve been reading about the paleo diet for years, and I’m finally giving it a try. Intuitively, I’ve been gravitating in this direction…I just feel like going back to nature (lean meats, unprocessed foods, healthy fats) is the way to go. I’ve been on the fence because I don’t love meat. But I’ve heard enough about the benefits of this lifestyle to finally give it a go. And I saw a new, very controversial approach to paleo on my favorite TV doc show earlier this week that actually might work with my “pescatarian” palate.
Did you know that a healthy heart typically pumps oxygen-rich blood to every part of the body 100,000 times a day? And that the heart has its own electrical system to control your heartbeat? February is American Heart Month, and while you should care for your heart every month of the year, this is a perfect time to give this amazing organ extra love and attention.
The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that heart disease has been called the Silent Killer because it often has no noticeable symptoms. The statistics: It’s more deadly than all forms of cancer combined and actually impacts more women than men. In addition to talking with your healthcare provider about preventive measures such as kicking the smoking habit and keeping your blood pressure at a healthy level, the right diet can help. From healthy fats to low calorie treats, here are some suggestions for heart-healthy foods and drinks, based on the AHA recommendations:
Get a super-start to your day by eating a super-food-packed breakfast, starring quinoa, chia, berries and hemp milk. The combination of smooth and nutty textures and sweet and tart flavors will make each bite an adventure!
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