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Just Get Moving

Just Get Moving

Exercise and physical activity are good for just about everyone, including older adults. No matter your health and physical abilities, you can gain a lot by staying active. In fact, in most cases you have more to lose by not being active.

Here are just a few of the benefits. Exercise and physical activity:

Spring Break is Coming

Spring Break is Coming

It’s spring break time and that used to mean family trips. Saying good-bye to winter blues by taking a family vacation was a nice plan for spring break. With COVID restrictions still in place, staying closer to home may be part of the plan this year. Ensure the success of your break—whether you’re going to a beach resort, ski mountain, or day trips close to home—by planning a healthy and safe holiday. Check out the CDC’s guidelines for the latest travel recommendations. 

What’s on your feet?

What’s on your feet?
Choosing the right athletic shoes can mean the difference between enjoying your run or workout and finding yourself back on the couch nursing shin splints or foot pain. Since your goal is to minimize your time on the couch, here are a few things to consider when choosing your next pair of running or walking shoes.

The Pros and Cons of a Gluten-Free Diet

The Pros and Cons of a Gluten-Free Diet

Food is trendy, and not just because we’ve been dealing with it in some form or another since we were born. No, by trendy we mean that like fashion, some foods are in style and some are ‘oh so last year.’ One of these new trends is gluten-free eating. If you’ve decided that it’s time to kick gluten out of your life, either because of health problems like Celiac disease, or just for your overall health, here are some things to consider: 

The Value of Reading to Your Children (Even When They Can Read)

The Value of Reading to Your Children (Even When They Can Read)

We know deep down that what children need most is quality time with their parents. Too often though, we find ourselves overwhelmed at the costs and time involved in the extra-curricular activities we feel our kids must do in order to become well-rounded human beings. 

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a cheap way to take them on an amazing adventure that they'll remember all their lives? 

Go Nuts!

Go Nuts!

A famous candy bar slogan reads “Sometimes you feel like a nut…” Well, they weren’t just talking about your mental state. Nuts can be a tasty part of a healthy diet, but they can be a little tricky to include. Read on for ways to maximize the health benefits of nuts.

Nuts contain good nutrients like healthy fats, protein, fiber, and vitamin E. These substances are great for the health of your heart and your blood. Fat and fiber can help you feel full while eating less food. Vitamin E is also great for your skin and hair. 

Healthy Attitudes

Healthy Attitudes

“It’s all in your head.” This isn’t usually a kind or positive statement. However, everyday stories and scientific research agree on one point. The human brain is capable of amazing things. In fact, your thoughts and attitudes may have a powerful impact on achieving success, finding good fortune, or even just being happy.

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