It is estimated that 68% of adults do not consume enough Omega-3 fatty acids. Commonly found in fish, omega-3’s provide many great benefits to your heart and overall health. Make a meaningful change and add omega-3s to your diet!
We started the summer with an emphasis on raising awareness for skin cancer and why protecting your skin is so important. Now in the middle of that summer heat, UV Safety Month serves as another opportunity to remind ourselves of the dangers the sun’s UV rays can pose.
March and April are among the most popular times of the year to eat fish – due in a big part to Lent. While it’s difficult to find a conclusive sales number for the entire fish industry, it seems that many retailers and restaurants report seeing roughly a 20% spike in fish sales this time of the year.
We’re closing out heart month by once again highlighting your body’s hardest-working organ… your heart! Though your heart is an organ, it also works like a muscle, pumping blood through your giant system of blood vessels (over 60,000 miles long).
An incredible 90% of American adults consume a caffeinated beverage each day to help them wake up and concentrate on the task at hand. While up to 400mg of caffeine per day is considered safe for most adults according to the Mayo Clinic, you still may discover benefits from reducing or eliminating your caffeine intake.
The standards surrounding organic foods have changed and evolved in the past decades, but eggs take things a step farther with additional labels for free-range, cage-free, or omega-3 enriched. We will cover the basics of each of many of these labels and what the bottom line is for your health.
Exercising or being outside on a hot day can cause you to break a sweat. You must rehydrate soon after that loss of fluid. When you sweat significantly, your body can begin to crave salt as a way to remind you to replace lost minerals. This is most common in people who exercise for 90 or more minutes at once time.
Inflammation is part of your body’s healing process. When you injure yourself, the area becomes inflamed, turning red and swelling. While this is how your body repairs itself, it can be an issue if the problem goes on for too long. Fortunately, there are foods you can eat that have anti-inflammatory properties that can be helpful in reducing your inflammation.
Our body undergoes many changes as we age, among them is “shrinking” a bit. While many people consider this a normal part of aging, it is avoidable to a degree. The reasoning behind all of this may not be what you think.
You just ate a great meal, but you are left with a not-so-great feeling afterward. That bloated feeling you sometimes have after you eat can be brought on by eating too fast, overeating, or a variety of other issues.