As You Age, Keep Nutrition Top of Mind
Fun Outdoor Activities for the Family this Spring
(StatePoint) Getting proper nutrition can be challenging for everyone, but especially as we age for a variety of reasons, including changing tastes, physical or dental conditions, and lack of access to healthy foods.
Tips to Weather Seasonal Joint Pain
(StatePoint) The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and you’re probably ready to get outside. Spring offers new opportunities for outdoor fun for the entire family. In fact, it is the perfect time to create a bucket list of warm weather activities for the season ahead.
5 Tips to Help Older Adults Be Healthier
(StatePoint) Do April showers bring May flowers or just a lot of aches and pains? While research on how weather affects a person’s pain levels is inconclusive, many people swear that the pain in their joints or ache “in their bones” can predict rainy or chilly weather ahead. The general theory is that this is caused by changes in temperature and barometric pressure.
3 Surprising Things That Happen to Women’s Bodies After Giving Birth
(StatePoint) As we age, an increasing number of us link our emotional and physical well-being to our overall health. After all, you can’t do the things you enjoy if you aren’t healthy.
Tips for Relieving Joint Pain
(StatePoint) Along with the joy of bringing a baby into the world, physical changes from pregnancy and postpartum conditions may cause unexpected effects on the body. It’s important to proactively discuss these topics with friends and physicians to stay informed, know you aren’t alone and understand what effective solutions are available.
Why a Personalized Diet Can Help You Achieve Better Results
(StatePoint) The health benefits of regular exercise are undeniable, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends 30 minutes of exercise at least five times per week. However, high-impact exercises like running and weight training can lead to joint pain, especially if you have a joint condition. The good news is that smart exercises with low impact can alleviate joint pain and deliver the same health benefits.
Are You Getting All Your Vitamins? How to Revamp Your Diet
(StatePoint) From custom-designed sneakers to tailor-made sunglasses, the trend of personalization is going head-to-toe, and for good reason, making its way to the world of weight loss and wellness.
For Healthier Eating, Grill More
(StatePoint) Getting all the vitamins and nutrients you need each day is one of the most important things you can do to feel your best.
Simple Ways a Keto-Friendly Diet Can Set You Up for Success
(StatePoint) Planning to follow a trendy diet like keto or simply want to eat right? There’s good news -- grilling can be a great option for you to kickstart eating healthier. Indeed, the American Heart Association recommends it.
10 Doctor-Recommended Tips for Improved Overall Health
(StatePoint) Chances are you’ve heard of the keto diet. Its popularity has soared in recent years, adding it to the list of diets many people try. The keto diet is founded on the belief that when your body is in a state of nutritional ketosis -- a metabolic state in which fat provides most of the fuel for the body -- you will lose weight. But what if you could take a less drastic approach?
How Simple Steps May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
(StatePoint) Four in 10 adults in the U.S. have two or more chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While certain conditions and risk factors are beyond one’s control, there is no shortage of lifestyle choices you can make for improved health.
Do You Know What’s in Your Dietary Supplements?
(StatePoint) More than one in three Americans -- over 84 million people -- have prediabetes, which is a serious condition that often leads to type 2 diabetes and other significant health problems, such as heart disease and stroke. Despite its prevalence, nearly 90 percent of people with the condition don’t know they have it. The good news is that prediabetes can often be reversed. The first step is learning your risk, say experts.
4 Ways to Stick to a Workout Schedule
(StatePoint) Dietary supplements help people get the nutrients they need to thrive, and 77 percent of Americans take them, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). However, experts say that in order to make smart choices down the line, it is necessary to understand changes being made to product labels.
Unique Gift Ideas for the Sports Fans in Your Life
(StatePoint) There are plenty of distractions and temptations that cause people to skip a workout. Here’s how you can stay focused on fitness.
4 Ideas for Becoming a Lifelong Learner
(StatePoint) Shopping for a sports enthusiast? If you’ve gifted some of the standard items in the past -- t-shirts, jerseys, hoodies -- you may be looking for some clever new ways to show your love. Check out these fun ideas for brightening the next special occasion of your favorite sports fans.
(StatePoint) Lifelong learners know that it’s never too late to broaden one’s personal and professional skills. Here are four cool ideas for doing so: