Health Articles

New Study: Five Habits Add More than a Decade to your Life

Study just concluded a lifetime of habits like healthy eating and not smoking can extend your lifespan dramatically! According to a major study in the Circulation Journal into how behavior can impact lifespan, incorporating five healthy...

Jul 25th, 2020
Which is healthier: A hot dog or hamburger?

In BBQ season, only one of these favorites comes out on top. Baseball season has officially begun, so barbecue season is not far behind. As you decide what to put on the grill, you may be wondering which all-American food — a hot dog or a...

Apr 25th, 2018
Healthy Trader Joe’s Products Nutritionists Love

These are the TJs products dietitians can’t live without. As a dietitian, it’s my job to make eating well easy and accessible for people. And as a busy working parent, I need fast, nutritious solutions myself!

Apr 25th, 2018
Eating Romaine Lettuce? E.coli Warning Signs to Look For

Did you eat romaine lettuce before you heard the warnings? Both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control have asked Americans to discard all romaine lettuce following an outbreak of E.coli that’s been traced back to the..

Apr 25th, 2018
Why Sitting is Bad for Your Health

Are You Sitting Too Much? Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic syndrome — a cluster of conditions that includes increased blood pressure, high blood sugar,...

Apr 25th, 2018
How to Quickly Recover From the Flu

HERE’S 7 KEYS TO GETTING PAST THE FLU FAST: Integrative Urgent Care is the place to go for Influenza prevention, treatment, and education. With our extended available office hours and online check-in you’ll be treated quickly and efficiently.

Apr 25th, 2018
Omega-3 Bomb: Wild Salmon with Buttered Kale

WILD SALMON, BUTTER & KALE. The National Institutes of Health recommends an omega-3 daily intake of 1.6 grams for men and 1.1 grams for women. Omega-3 cannot be synthesized by the body itself so it must be obtained through diet. On top of fish oil...

Apr 25th, 2018
Can Being Mindfulness Help You Lose Weight?

Obesity continues to be a huge global problem…even though we’re inundated diet and exercise programs with all kinds of theories, explanations. However, one of the most overlooked neglected reasons people overeat is “unconscious” eating, not even...

Apr 25th, 2018
How Do I Know If I Am Drinking Enough Water?

HOW MUCH IS “ENOUGH WATER”? Too much of something for one might be just the right amount for another – so what works for your sister might be bad for you, and in a few years it could be the other way around. Then it could flip back again.

Apr 25th, 2018
130/80 is the NEW High Blood Pressure Score

Almost half the US population is considered hypertensive overnight. Blood pressure of 130/80 is the new ‘high,’according to a recent review of guidelines. This now means almost half the US population is considered hypertensive overnight.

Apr 25th, 2018
Could Meditation Be Good for Your Heart Health?

Is Heart Health Linked to Stress? Up until now the distinct link between stress and arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries in human beings lacked direct clinical evidence, not anymore. The evidence only existed in animal studies but humans are...

Apr 25th, 2018
Is it Possible Habits Can Make Us Happy?

Adding Positive Habits Make Us Happy. The vast majority of us, sooner or later, have attempted to change, efforting to break bad habits and create new ones...

Apr 25th, 2018
9 Quick Tips for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke

Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death in America, accounting for 34 percent of deaths, many suddenly and almost all of them premature. This is down from 40 percent just four decades ago, mainly due to treatment of common risk factors.

Apr 25th, 2018
6 Anxiety-Reducing Strategies for Moms

No one is immune from anxiety. As a yoga teacher and mom of three, I can say with relative certainty that at some point or another any mother reaches a tipping point (Editor’s note: you can learn more about the author, Amanda Botur, here).

Apr 25th, 2018