Posts tagged "tips"

Stressed? Try these simple 10 health tips to help along the way!

Yoga classes or a run on your treadmill are great ways to lower your general stress level. But what can you do for stress on the go? The following tips can help you reduce your stress anytime, anywhere. 1. Do a quick breathing exercise. Take several slow, deep breaths and release a little more tension... Read more »

Super Tuesday Nutrition Tips!

When thinking of your health and body, here are a few nutrition tips to keep in mind. 1. VItamins C & D are energy-yeilding nutrients. 2. RDA stands for Recommended Dietary Allowance. 3. Your calorie needs are based on vitamins b & C. 4. Lipids, fats and oils provide the most calories per gram. 5.... Read more »

List of Healthy Eating Tips

1. Vegetables: 4-5 servings daily; no starchy veggies or corn 2. Dairy: 2-3 servings daily; choose low/no fat options 3. Fruits: 4-5 servings daily; remember an avocado is a fruit! 4. Nuts and Seeds: 3-5 servings daily; packed with minerals & proteins. 5. Oils: 2-5 servings daily; olive, canola, safflower, peanut or soybean are best... Read more »

Tips for Healthy Heart Month

February is heart health month, so look for advice throughout the month intended to help you manage cardio-related health concerns. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women. Unfortunately, women are at a disadvantage when it comes to matters of the heart as they often don’t realize that heart disease is... Read more »

10 Healthy Health Tips!

First step is committing to Healthy Living, and truthfully, its hard. Decades of research point to a number of health habits that really make a difference to good health. If you can commit to these 10 habits over time, you will be on your way to a healthier life: 1. Seek regular health care: Good... Read more »

"The Joy of Stretching!"

Do you often wonder why You Need to Stretch? Do you have a regular fitness routine? If you answered yes, great! You’re already doing a lot to take care of yourself. But answer this: Does your routine involve regular stretching? If not, you might want to think about adding it. Keep these things in mind:... Read more »

"Dear Mrs. Obama, do you have a moment?"

Today I am reaching out to you personally to listen to what I can contribute to the childhood obesity epidemic, help prevent it, help with dealing with it. I have reached out to my state representative and congress, even the Illinois State Board of Education, which referred me back to the above mentioned. Both supported... Read more »

Tips on an Exercise Plan

It’s never too late to start getting more active. That’s true even if you’ve never exercised before. If you are in good health with no injuries or conditions that could affect you when you when you’re active, you can start an exercise program. If you are just starting, make sure to ease into it and... Read more »

Chef Jody's Healthy Wellness Tip!

“FUEL THAT BODY BEFORE YOUR WORKOUT!!!” When you are working out, image your body is an automobile. Just like fuel for a car, your body needs energy while you work out. This is why working out on an empty stomach is never a good idea. It may cause you to feel light-headed or sick to... Read more »