7 Healthy Brain Foods to Eat This Week

When we discuss health, it’s often centered around topics like strong bones and heart, balanced blood sugar and healthy weight. But we mustn’t forget about the important organ that sits atop our whole body and is vital for everything we think and do: the brain! Good Brain Foods By considering the health of our entire body, including the brain, we … Read More

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Friendships: Can They Help Us Live Longer?

Friendships can play an important role in health and longevity. Being socially connected to other humans is one of our most basic needs — not only for surviving but also thriving. We crave and need company. Ironically, despite being more connected than ever through the internet, we’re currently experiencing a “loneliness epidemic” that can bring disharmony to our health. According … Read More

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Is Coffee Okay? 5 Things You Should Know

Many people look forward to a fresh cup of coffee to start their day or for a “boost” during an afternoon slump. But those who are health conscious might be wondering if coffee is okay to consume regularly. Well, the answer to that isn’t black and white, but let’s look at some facts about coffee and how it affects our … Read More

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Always Tired? These Changes Could Help

We all feel low energy sometimes, but it’s a problem if feeling tired is a daily occurrence. While there are a number of reasons for tiredness and fatigue, some simple changes might help you feel more refreshed and energized once your head leaves the pillow and you start your day! Get More Sleep When we have a full life, we … Read More

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4 Ways to Better Support Your Bones

Eating and living well is the best way to nourish our bodies and avoid health concerns as we get older — and that includes the health of our bones! They form the framework of our bodies, so having strong bones is important for avoiding long-term issues, such as bone loss and fractures. What Affects Bone Health? Although bone loss is … Read More

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How A Meaningful Life Can Help You Sleep Better

Do you wake up each day with a purpose? Whether you do or not could have a significant impact on your sleep and sleep-related conditions. A study recently published in Sleep Science and Practice journal demonstrated this in over 800 senior citizens. The results showed that those who said their lives were meaningful experienced: Better sleep quality 52 percent less likelihood … Read More

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5 Dehydration Symptoms to Be Mindful of This Summer

There are many reasons to look forward to the summer season: vacations, the kids being out of school, longer days, and getting sun out by the pool. But are you staying hydrated enough? Drinking enough water is always important, but it’s especially crucial in summer months when temperatures are higher and we’re moving and sweating more during the day. Some … Read More

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Exercise: Are You Getting Enough?

You likely know that exercise is important. But how much do you need, exactly? And how do stay motivated if exercise itself seems like a chore? If these are questions you have, here’s a quick breakdown so you can truly begin making exercise work for you. How Much Exercise Do We Need? General guidelines recommend that most adults get at … Read More

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7 Sneaky Everyday Items that Cause Us Pain

Dealing with pain and aren’t sure why? It could be caused by something common you do every day and didn’t realize was an issue. Here are some of the top offenders and how you can modify them to reduce strain and pain over time: #1 Electronic Devices Smartphones, computers, and even e-readers can be tough on the eyes, but they’re hard on posture, … Read More

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Exercise for Successful Aging

Aging is an inevitable part of life; something we can’t control. But what we can control is how we feel as we age and the health aspects of it all. Here are some easy ways to help you enjoy the “golden years”: Simple Exercise Exercise is something we can always do, regardless of age or health status. Something as simple … Read More

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