The Salty Six foods surprisingly high in sodium — and bad for your heart.
Sodium can raise blood pressure, and raise your risks for stroke and heart failure.
First thing’s first: it is never too late to get started!
Along with proper nutrition and stress management, exercise (specifically, strength training) is incredibly important when it comes to a well-rounded, healthy lifestyle.
Fun day to raise funds
Like other degenerative conditions, Parkinson’s disease is a thief. It robs people of their ability to control their own movements, to enjoy once-pleasurable hobbies, and perhaps worst of all, it steals time.
There is unequivocal, abundant, incontrovertible evidence that antihistamines like doxylamine or diphenhydramine increase fall risk.
Falls are so often the first step in a progression from health to disability that I want to do all I can to prevent them.
Finding motivation to get fit
What I’ve found over the last 15 years of fitness involvement is that not everyone is motivated by the same things.
It likely was a broken blood vessel.
Once the blood is under the skin, it gets cleaned away by cells with enzymes that break down the blood.
Like many tubers, sunchokes look a little strange. But when it comes to food, looks often can be deceiving.
As a healthy addition to our diet, sunchokes are a low-glycemic food, and possess a significant amount of protein and very little starch.
There are recipe books available that will enable you to make food and treats for your dogs at home.
Prepping food and treats for your dog from a recipe book developed just for dogs can be very helpful for owners who aren't sure what dogs can and can't safely eat.
As tax time draws ever closer, try taping a large manila envelope to the fridge, leaving the top open.
Immediately place all tax-related forms and receipts in the envelope as they come in.
This winter, Central Florida has been hit hard by influenza, the real flu.
The flu seems to be everywhere. By the start of 2015, Florida’s influenza rate was one of the highest in the nation.
Whether it's hot or cold, or somewhere quite perfect in between, getting motivated to exercise is always the same. It's the matter of taking those first steps.
The bottom line is, wherever you live, getting out and getting moving is important all year round, even if you have to wear snowshoes instead of running shoes.
The first of January brings on the hope of a waning waistline, bigger biceps or a new rear.
I asked a couple of the personal trainers at Anytime Fitness in Winter Park for some guidance and direction on the common pitfalls of people’s resolutions and how to overcome them.
Blogger encourages healthy eating
The 5-foot-tall Annia Villa — the “tiny” in Tiny Taster — takes dishes that are simple and quick enough for every day and elevates them just a little while packing in big flavor.
Pick one health goal, and stick to it.
The biggest reason that many resolution-ers lose steam so quickly is because most people, in their New Year’s excitement, pile way too many changes on their plates at once.
People on high-dose steroids or other medications that suppress the immune system should not get the vaccine.
Neither should people with leukemia, lymphoma or advanced HIV.