A healthy diet is essential for good health and nutrition. It protects you against many chronic noncommunicable diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Eating a variety of foods and consuming less salt, sugars and saturated and industrially produced trans-fats, are essential for healthy diet. A healthy diet comprises a combination of different foods. […]
Why Are Healthy Eating Habits Important?
Whole foods including fruits, veggies, and whole grains can have benefits for your body and mind. By Jessica Migala Medically Reviewed by Kelly Kennedy, RDN Reviewed: February 14, 2020 Medically Reviewed Sitting at the table until you’ve eaten your vegetables is no punishment. Ivan Gener/Stocksy If you’ve ever asked someone how to be healthy, you’ve probably heard […]
“Stand Up Straight”—Minding Your Posture!
We all remember our parents telling us to “stand up straight” and “don’t sit like that or you’ll stay like that!” They really had more than a straight back in mind (whether they knew it or not) when they told us that. Good posture is really a key part of our overall health. How we […]
Coping With Digestive Issues
Your lifestyle and the foods you eat impact you more than you might imagine. If you are sedentary, you need to move. Movement helps the whole body and all of its systems. When it comes to what you eat, that old saying “you are what you eat” becomes very true. By watching everything we put […]
Surviving Easter’s Goodies
Easter is always a time of great joy—and sweets! It is a day of temptation when it comes to our diet. It can be a day of binging on chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks! So, how does one deal with this tsunami of sugar? Moderation, that’s how. And avoiding all of the aspects of treats. […]