With February being American Heart Month, we can raise awareness about heart disease and how we can prevent it – both at home and in the community. Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, and while some conditions and defects are hereditary, there are quite […]
A recent study published in Obesity International reports that six years after their dramatic and well publicized weight loss on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” most contestants had regained the pounds—and on top of that, their metabolic rate had slowed and they were burning fewer calories than before starting the show…
Looking to help your kids avoid sedentary summer habits? We have compiled some of our favorite tips to help your family have an active, healthy, and happy 2016 summer!
Wearable technology coupled with numerous apps allow us to take charge of our lives as we seek augmented health and athleticism. But just how inaccurate are these little devices? Is there a way to make better use of our fitness trackers?
We are all familiar with the golden rule of “do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” but when did it become okay for us to be unkind to our bodies in the way that we think, feed, and treat ourselves? Here are 9 mantras to help get you on the path […]
This recipe from melskitchencafe.com is the perfect way to give a “super” kick to your morning! It has no saturated fat, and combines the perfect blend of greens, fruits & vegetables. There is no added sugar, but it is rich in both Vitamins A and C. It is naturally and perfectly sweet in every way.
Weight can be an extraordinarily sensitive subject for children and teens. Deciding how to approach weight issues with young people deserves careful attention. Here are some tips for discussing weight with kids.
It’s that time of year. Extra calories taunt you at every turn: cookies in the break room, eggnog at the neighborhood party, chocolates in your stocking. Here are 5 tips to help you get through the holidays and avoid costly weight gain.
This client handout helps patients better understand Body Mass Index, a term utilized by healthcare providers to determine risk factors and set weight loss goals.
Sometimes the motivation to workout is almost nonexistent. You know it’s the best thing to do, but for some reason you just don’t want to do it. For those days when it’s tough to get going, here are five ideas to help you get started.