Are You Considered Sedentary?

A sedentary lifestyle, or one without much physical activity, can increase your risks of many serious health conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends that everyone get 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise weekly to promote a healthier life. While you should try and meet […]

What You Can Do To Prevent Heart Disease

Heart Disease is the number one killer of women in America and it is an indiscriminate killer. Heart disease does not care if you are young or old, fit or overweight, or if you have no family history of the disease. It can strike anyone at anytime. But there is good news – you can […]

Babies Are Still In Danger of SIDS

It’s been the message for decades…”Back to Sleep” and educating parents on safe sleeping habits for babies has been pushed by pediatricians and researchers and is important for preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Even with this education, every year 3,500 babies die from SIDS in the United States. Researchers don’t know the exact cause […]

Hold Off On Taking That Long Sunday Nap

Several studies lately have pointed to the danger of sitting for prolonged periods of time and how this can lead to a variety of health issues that have become known as metabolic syndrome. Heart disease and diabetes are diseases that are linked to excessive sitting. Conditions under this syndrome that can lead to disease include: […]

Nutrient Deficiencies and Heart Disease

Are you sure that your diet is giving you enough of the essential vitamins and minerals? If you eat a very healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables, you may not have cause for concern, but the typical American diet is not known to be the most healthy. With heart disease being the number […]