According to statistics, up to 30 percent of us will experience changes in appetite as we age. This is a complaint my mom started having in her mid-60s. Foods she loved to eat as a teen or young adult just didn’t whet her appetite anymore.
Mondays can be tough. And maybe you need to recover from a weekend of overindulging. So make today a #Meatless Monday, because if you go meatless every Monday for a year (52 days total), you may reduce your risk for certain diseases including cancer, heart disease and more.
Did you know that strawberries actually aren’t berries? Well, not technically. According to Stanford Magazine, true berries are “simple fruits that stem from one flower with one ovary with several seeds.” Strawberries, on the other hand, are derived from a single flower with more than one ovary, which makes them “aggregate fruits.”
When you get home from a long day of work, it’s maybe tempting to pour yourself a glass of wine, plop down on the couch and watch your favorite shows. And if you’re not a morning person, waking up to workout before work may seem unfathomable.
If you are a parent to young children, you likely enforce a bedtime every night for your little ones. But sometimes it’s hard to resist when your child begs for you to “read just one more story” or have “just a few more minutes before bedtime.” You may find it especially difficult to not give in, now that school season has started. Many parents bend the rules during summer, because they love their kids and simply want them to have fun!
Yesterday’s eclipse was an incredible sight to see. But despite several warnings to not stare directly at the sun and take the proper precautions when viewing the eclipse, some people could not resist the temptation to just look without any protection.
It’s Monday, and if you want to take an extra step in being proactive about your health, make today a #MeatlessMonday. If you go meatless every Monday for a year (52 days total), you may reduce your risk of certain diseases including cancer, heart disease and more.
It may be nearly impossible to find someone who can resist the taste of grapes. These juicy, little clusters make the perfect snack and are so versatile. They are used for juices, fruits salads, wines and much more.
Pain in the low back area is a common complaint. It is the most prevalent reported pain, according to a recent report, and one of the leading causes of emergency department visits. Low back pain also affects roughly one third of adults aged 65-74.
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, so let’s take a closer look and see what we can do to be proactive about this skin condition that affects about 7.5 million people in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
If you’d like to see upfront-and-personal the face of the fastest-growing group of people at risk for opioid addiction and abuse, look in your bathroom mirror. While it may be comforting to believe that drug addiction affects mostly people who are “not like us,” the truth is a little different.
Meegan Hefford was a 25-year-old bodybuilder competitor and mother of two. She seemed to be the perfect picture of health. As she prepared for an upcoming competition, Hefford visited the gym religiously and maintained a strict diet that included egg whites and protein supplements.