Good nutrition makes a difference in your life whether you’re 21 or 61, but the older you get, the more critical it is to pay attention to what you eat and drink. Research continues to link proper nutrition with a host of health benefits, including helping people retain cognitive function (i.e., brain power) as they… Continue Reading ›

A healthy diet can improve your overall wellbeing. The right food may also have the potential to prevent or ameliorate certain diseases or chronic conditions. While dietary modifications are no substitute for professional medical care, they may lower your risk of certain conditions, moderate symptoms and perhaps even reduce your needs for certain medications. Instead… Continue Reading ›

The food choices we make today will have a big impact on our health tomorrow. Good health starts in the kitchen. Combining a nutrient-rich diet with physical activity plays a major role in maintaining a healthy weight, reducing the risk for heart disease and improving your overall wellbeing. How Diet Affects Your Health “You are… Continue Reading ›

How much food should be on your plate at mealtime? What’s the right portion size? “Portion” is actually one of those words that doesn’t have an exact meaning. When nutritionists or dieticians speak about food, they’re more apt to use the term “serving size,” which is a measure that does have a quantitative basis because… Continue Reading ›

Yes, You Still Need to Floss – Here’s Why Back in 2016, a report made waves by claiming that flossing wasn’t necessarily that helpful. This was interpreted by many outside the dental community to mean flossing wasn’t necessary at all. But that’s not really accurate. There is evidence that flossing does have a beneficial effect,… Continue Reading ›

Going in for your annual checkup can feel like an interrogation. Doctors may ask questions that pry into aspects of your life you keep hidden from everyone but your closest confidants: your mental and emotional health, alcohol use and even your recent sexual activity. While doctors use this information to make sure they’re treating you… Continue Reading ›

Organization expert Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up with Marie Kondo took Netflix by storm, making decluttering a hot topic to a stuff-burdened audience. Viewers are now ridding themselves of possessions they no longer need. Researchers say that decluttering has a positive effect on wellbeing and productivity, but why stop there? It’s time to rid ourselves of… Continue Reading ›