Men’s Health

Gentlemen, listen up! It’s time to start taking your health seriously. It may seem intimidating at first, but making better choices and small adjustments to your lifestyle can make a world of difference in the long run. You can start with small things. If you try a few of these simple suggestions, you will be […]

Get the Most out of Your Workout

Nutrition plays a vital role both before and after physical activity. An active body requires carbohydrate and fat for fuel, protein for recovery and repair, vitamins and minerals to maintain energy metabolism and water to hydrate and prevent fatigue.  It’s important your body gets the right amount of nutrients before your activity begins, but then […]

Post-Pandemic Health

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to roll out across the country and life slowly starts to return to normal, many have found themselves feeling pressured to lose weight in anticipation of post-pandemic life.   The average weight gain during the COVID-19 pandemic has been 3 to 15 pounds, mainly due to less movement, more snacking and convenience foods, more stress (which […]

How Fit Is Your Brain?

Did you know that what you eat can affect your everyday brain skills, like alertness, mental sharpness, and memory?  Along with a good night’s sleep and exercise, there’s no doubt that diet plays a major role in brain health.  In fact, research shows that certain foods may even help ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other […]

How To Improve Your Sleep

Do you feel like you can never get enough sleep? You are not alone. Approximately 50-70 million US adults suffer from sleep disorders. There are various sleep distractions that can affect anyone, at any age. Research shows that there is a link between the amount of sleep you get and the increased risk of cardiovascular […]

Oral Cancer & Nutrition

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.  Oral cancer refers to cancer of the mouth and is of particular concern because it can grow without any symptoms in its early stages, and often isn’t discovered until late in its development, when it has already spread to another location. Some risk factors include: Age:  Most oral cancer […]

Are Dietary Supplements Regulated?

If you take dietary supplements in an effort to stay healthy like millions of Americans do, you may have questions concerning what, if any, regulations ensure their safety and quality.  Claims by the media and other outlets may falsely lead you to believe that the dietary supplement industry is largely unregulated and in turn, unsafe. […]

Spring Forward!

You know the trick to remember which direction to change the clocks- “Fall Back, Spring Forward”! Well, it just so happens to be that this weekend, we are springing forward. Hello again, daylight savings time! More evening daylight means that summer is on the way. Because of the time change, you may find yourself more […]