Mind & Body
Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
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.
Oct 26, 2020 -
Nearly 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD. But it’s likely that many more have the disease without knowing it. That’s a lost opportunity, because treatment can help people with COPD feel better, be more active, and slow down worsening of the disease.
Sep 22, 2020 -
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, it’s been more important than ever to exercise regularly. Working out can ease stress and help protect you from illness.
Aug 21, 2020 -
These diets may be trending, but are they right for you? Only you and your healthcare provider can answer that question. Use the information below as a starting point for your conversations.