Archive for April, 2017

Improving Your Balance

Posted on: April 27, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Balancing is a component of exercise that is sometimes forgotten. Balancing allows us to develop core stability and strength.  It also assists in preventing falls as we age. When working on balance be sure to start with a chair, counter, or table close by to assist you. Start all exercises by tightening the abdomen and… Read More »

Fresh Veggies at Your Door!

Posted on: April 27, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

On average, Americans eat less than the recommended amounts of vegetables and fruits according to the latest Department of Agriculture study. So, where does that leave local farmers and most importantly, how does that impact your health?  A diet high in fruits and vegetables helps prevent chronic diseases and may decrease obesity prevalence according to… Read More »

Go Healthy!

Posted on: April 21, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Headed out for a weekend getaway? You don’t have to eat unhealthy when you are traveling or eating out with friends and family. With a little planning and thoughtful choices, you can maintain a healthy diet. Here are five ways to make healthier choices when eating out: 1. Plan ahead. Before you go, think about… Read More »