Rest Days: What are They and When are They Important

For many of us working out is something we feel like we must do every day. If you are a fitness addict or an adrenal junkie, you might think that taking a day off to rest is unacceptable and will set you up for failure. In fact, not taking a day off can actually be...

Hormone Imbalances and Weight

If you are a man or woman between the ages of 40 and 60, you may have discovered that it is tougher to keep off weight now than it was when you were younger. While it is important to diet and exercise, the weight just doesn’t come off like it used to. Why is that?...

Destress: Foods to help you relax

It’s unpleasant and damaging to your body to feel anxious and stressed out. Too much stress can lead to problems like headaches and stomach problems. Luckily, there are ways to control stress and anxiety. You might try meditation, for instance, or low impact...

20 Foods that Help Lower Cholesterol

If your doctor has recommended that you get your cholesterol in check, making smart food choices can help you accomplish that goal. Even if you are taking prescription medications to help the situation, it’s still important to watch your diet. Consider including these...

Aging Gracefully into Your 50s and On

Aging doesn’t mean life has to slow down. In fact, your 50s and 60s can be two of the most dynamic decades of your life. When your career starts to slow down and your free time starts to pile up, it’s a great opportunity to pursue all the things you are passionate...

VITAMIN D: What You Need To Know As You Age

As much as people don’t want to face it, our bodies internally change as we get older. One of those changes is the start of a vitamin D deficiency. While some people struggle with vitamin D deficiency in their younger years, this becomes a much more pronounced...

15 Tips to Look and Feel Younger

When you get older, you tend to long for some of the aspects of your youth like a healthy skin, energy, and sound mental abilities. Research has shown that lifestyle changes and diet is the key in fighting the aging process. The following are a few tips on how to look...

Micro vs. Macro Nutrients | What you need to know

Nutrition and health gurus often throw around the terms “micro-” and “macronutrients” but do you know what they really mean? To start, a nutrient is defined as a compound found in food that your body needs to survive. This includes vitamins,...