Giving your child a healthy start is fundamental. As a parent, you play a major role in their early development. You can help them to adopt habits that will enhance the quality of their life for years to come. Make smart choices while your child is still an infant and reinforce them as they grow. While you're keeping them strong and fit, you’ll also be nurturing a close and … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Guide to Giving Your Child a Healthy Start
What if there was one thing you could do that would eliminate 80% of the excess sugar and salt in your diet? You can eat healthier without giving up desserts and potatoes! If you’re like the average adult, you’re likely eating too much sugar and salt. Most of that comes from processed foods you buy in supermarkets and restaurants. To make matters worse, many of these … [Read more...] about The Secret to Cutting Back on Added Sugar and Salt
An estimated 6.5 million adults took part in Dry January in 2021. If you’ve missed out on making it one of your new year’s resolutions, you can still celebrate a similar occasion any time of year. While some adults need to avoid alcohol completely, others may prefer a more gradual approach. For them, a British charity group helped start a movement in 2014 to quit drinking … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Give Up Alcohol for a Month?
If you’re like most consumers, you spent the pandemic watching more TV. However, if you’re middle aged and concerned about your brain health, you may want to put down the remote. Three new studies add to the evidence that watching a lot of TV in your middle years can negatively affect your cognitive function in later years. The researchers found that “the more television you … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about Brain Health, TV, and Middle Age
The choices you make today could determine your quality of life as you grow older. If you want to remain independent and engaged, it’s important to pay attention to your mobility and energy levels. It’s natural for your mind and body to change over the years. You lose muscle and bone mass. Your reaction time slows down, and you may find that you gain weight more … [Read more...] about 13 Simple Ways to Increase Your Energy and Mobility