Exercise doesn’t need to be complicated; walking is the most primal human movement. Today is National Walking Day and fitness specialist Neal Smith at Folsom Fitness Center shares benefits of walking including:
From vaccines to your traveling pharmacy, it’s best to be prepared
Exactly two years ago, I was hiking, zip lining, and repelling my way through parts of Argentina, Uruguay and Chile.
Younger women are getting breast cancer, but why? Is it that women are being tested earlier and do more breast self-exams? Is it genetic? Is it the environment, or perhaps lifestyle and eating habits?
While 90% of colon cancer occurs in adults over the age of 50, colon cancer diagnosis are on the rise in millennials. While researchers are still trying to figure out why, colon cancer still remains the number one most preventable cancer. Here is what the latest research shows us:
You’re a middle-aged woman. You’re tired all the time and have trouble sleeping. You’re gaining weight, plagued with hot flashes, and your menstrual cycle is irregular. You might assume you’re going through menopause. But could it be something else?
It’s one of those medical terms we know is important…but we’re not really sure why. What really is cholesterol? What’s the difference between LDLs and HDLs, and why do we add them together? It’s hard to turn on the TV without a seeing a commercial for cholesterol-lowering medication, but few of us really understand what it really is, and why we need to care.
When you are trying to eat right, you go for the salad, right? But did you know that some salads have more than 1,000 calories in them? Gasp! That is more than 3 oz lean beef, green beans and a potato side! You can get to 1,000 calories in a hurry with toppings like cheese, croutons, fried meats and creamy dressing. In fact, most fast food salads have more calories than a burger. Yikes! Here is how you can build and order salad and feel good about your decision.
One month into 2017, many resolutions have come and gone. Some faithful dieters are still sticking to their guns and cutting calories and increasing exercise. Often by the time the Big Game rolls around the first Sunday in February, healthy habits can go out the window. After all, Super Bowl food is rarely super-healthy.