Our lives are busy, and when you add decorating the house, holiday shopping and making delicious food, our lives get even busier. A hectic lifestyle is a gold-plated invitation for stress, and stress weakens your immune system.
If it’s true we are what we eat, then we are also what we think.
When you want a quick snapshot of your health, calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI), a fairly reliable indicator of body fat based on your height and weight.
It’s summertime and it feels great to be outdoors, soaking up the warmth of the sun that provides us with a healthy dose of Vitamin D. But it’s important to take precautions when outside for extended periods of time.
Ahh, summer vacation is a time to travel and let it all hang loose. But if you plan ahead, you can stay healthy and fit while enjoying time off.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Ring in the New Year! It’s time to set resolutions, determine goals, and make small changes. Yes, that’s right – small changes! As you scribe your heartfelt list of all the ways you plan to save the world this year, remember to set some goals for a few small changes in your daily life.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Ghosts, goblins, mummies and ghouls. Costumes, masks, make-up, and capes. Empty calories, obesity, tooth decay and H1N1?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away. But, apples or no apples, the time will come when you will need to see a medical professional. Finding the right doctor for you is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make regarding your health. Many of us will look for a new doctor at least once in our lifetime, if not multiple times. How do you go about finding a doctor who meets your needs?Jazzercise Founder and CEO Judi Sheppard Missett has been an advocate for health and fitness throughout the past four decades. Take a look at Missett’s suggestions to find your Dr. Right.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Feeling down in the dumps? Are you easily annoyed, bothered, or angered? Do you feel sad or anxious? Having difficulty staying focused? Losing interest in regular life activities? If so, you may be suffering from a case of depression, and you’re not alone.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s late, you’re tired, and you can’t sleep. So, you write on your Facebook wall that you can’t seem to catch enough ZZZzzzs. Within seconds, a helpful friend responds with her Aunt Jenny’s surefire remedy for insomnia. Ten minutes later, your sister posts the URL to a blog jammed with tips and tricks for falling asleep in five minutes. Isn’t social networking great? You can find the answer to almost anything without ever leaving the comfort of your desk chair.