Mind & Body
Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Sep 28, 2021 -
Even if you tend to fib about your age, your skin may still give it away. That’s because your skin’s appearance changes as you get older. For example, your skin loses fat, which makes it appear thinner and less smooth. Your veins become more visible. If you get a cut or wound, it might take longer to heal. And lifelong habits, such as smoking and tanning, start to take a toll. Read on for some additional ways aging affects your skin.
Aug 30, 2021 -
Want to add some fun, fall flavor to your exercise routine? Instead of pumping iron to build muscle strength, try hefting a pumpkin.
Jul 26, 2021 -
Making some changes to lighten up your go-to recipes can make a big difference for your health. You’ll trim the calories and fat while keeping that delicious flavor you love. Here’s how:
Jun 17, 2021 -
Sometimes the toughest part of exercising is just getting started, especially if you’ve been inactive for an extended period. When life interferes with your best laid plans or your body wants to settle deeper into the couch, how do you motivate yourself to fit in a workout? Here are tips to get—and keep—moving.
May 24, 2021 -
Changes in life lead to stress and anxiety. So in these times of tumult, it’s no surprise stress is on the rise. In a recent American Psychological Association survey, nearly half of Americans reported emotional and physical symptoms of stress, such as mood swings and tense muscles.
Apr 26, 2021 -
Cooking for one can seem like a lot of work. So when hunger strikes, it is tempting to reach for something easy, like a frozen pizza or a doughnut. But many processed foods like these contain too little fiber and too much salt, sugar, and saturated fat.
Mar 25, 2021 -
When you’re stressed, your first reaction may be to reach for a pint of ice cream or a bag of potato chips. Indulging in comfort foods definitely feels good in the moment. But foods high in sugar and carbohydrates can become an unhealthy crutch, making you feel worse in the long run.
Feb 23, 2021 -
Regular physical activity and healthy home cooking are two of the best things you can do for your body. But how do you find more time for both? Combine them! With these cook-friendly exercises, you can squeeze in some extra activity while waiting for the veggies to steam.
Jan 25, 2021 -
Some research suggests that by engaging in certain physical and mental activities, you may be able to lower your risk for cognitive decline.
Nov 19, 2020 -
A few simple fixes can help you stay safe, active, and enjoying life to its fullest.