June is Men’s Health Month! Take this opportunity to heighten your awareness about preventable health problems and diseases among men. Each year, over 700,000 men are diagnosed with cancer and nearly 300,000 die from the disease. The cancers that most often affect men are prostate, colon, lung, and skin cancers. According to the National Foundation… Read More »
Archive for May, 2018
Grow Your Own Garden!
How would you like to save some cash while improving your health? Try growing your own fruits and vegetables! You don’t need acres of land to get started. All you need is good soil, sunshine, water, and a pot to get started. Choose a well-lit spot in your yard, on your porch, or even on… Read More »
Summer Vegetable Frittata
Here’s a recipe for all your summer vegetables to help you reach your nutrition goal of five servings of fruits and veggies a day. Try this easy frittata recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Ingredients: • 8 eggs • 1 tablespoon olive oil • ½ medium onion, diced • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1… Read More »
Cut the Salt!
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that adults and children should limit their consumption of sodium (salt) to about one teaspoon a day. Too much salt can place you at a higher risk of diabetes, high blood pressure or chronic kidney disease. The salt you use at the dinner table is not the biggest sodium… Read More »
Eating Right for a Healthy Weight
Yes, you are what you eat! A big part of slimming down requires a healthy diet. Once you’ve reached your weight loss goal, it’s important to maintain good eating habits. Change your lifestyle and move toward a healthier weight! Try these seven tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to get you started and help… Read More »
Want to do something special for yourself? Get physical! Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Control your weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, boost your mental power, increase your energy, all it takes is a minimum of 30… Read More »