Sometimes Things Don’t Go Exactly As Planned

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This isn’t going as well as I had hoped. I still weigh the same. I just can’t do it. I don’t have enough willpower. It’s too hard to be healthy during this time of year. Maybe later this spring I can try again. If any of these phrases sound familiar to you, know that you’re […]

Benefits of Walking You May Not Know

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It’s no secret that walking regularly is good for your health. It can help you maintain a healthy weight, it reduces stress and it promotes good cardiovascular health. However, there’s a little more to it than that. Walking is a highly underrated form of exercise, and has a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional […]

Fitness and Technology: Tools to Help You Lose Weight

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Your heart is a muscle, and just like any other muscle it needs exercise to stay healthy. A sedentary lifestyle is one of the top risk factors for heart disease. People who are inactive, overweight and have a poor diet are twice as likely to develop heart disease than an active person. Excess pounds do […]

If You Really Want To Win Someone’s Heart, Give Dark Chocolate This Valentine’s Day

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Milk chocolate, with its velvety mouth-feel and intense sweetness, may be irresistible, but dark chocolate can provide far more health benefits for your sweetheart’s heart health. Look for dark chocolate that contains at least 65 percent cacao, the pure form of raw chocolate packed with flavonoids and antioxidants. These compounds can repair damaged cells, lower […]

Family Medical History: Building Your Family Tree

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Genealogy, or the study of family history, is a hobby that has fascinated millions of people for countless generations. Knowing where we come from and understanding those that preceded us help us to shape our understanding of who we are today. And while many genealogists spend their time researching life elements like the profession, military […]