As you set your New Year’s resolutions, consider making the following simple changes to your diet. These simple, healthy changes can go a long way in improving and maintaining your health.
Holidays bring to mind thoughts of family, friends, fun and food. However, each year, millions of Americans struggle to maintain their waistlines during the holidays while surrounded by tempting holiday treats. Fend off holiday weight gain with these easy eating tricks.
The holidays can be a hectic time filled with festive gatherings and lots of travel, resulting in health and wellness being less of a priority. The key to staying on track with your goals while traveling during the holiday season is to plan ahead. Here are some healthful considerations to make while traveling.
Insufficient sleep can cause many negative side effects, including drowsiness, loss of productivity and impaired judgment. In addition, losing sleep can affect mood and increase the risk of accidents and injury. Long-term side effects of not getting enough sleep include weight gain, obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Body Mass Index (BMI) is an inexpensive method to determine if an individual is at a healthy weight for their height. BMI is not a direct measurement of body fat, but research suggests that it is moderately correlated with other direct measurements of body fat such as: skinfold thickness measurements, bioelectrical impedance, underwater weighing, and…