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May is World Stroke Month

According to the American Stroke Association, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds within the United States. The month of May is World Stroke Month, and it’s a time to spread awareness about strokes, one of the top killers and causes of long-term disability. A recent survey showed that only about 8% of individuals actually […]

How To Move More During Your Work Day

It is official; no one needs convincing on how important exercise is to their life.  The bigger problem has always been finding time to exercise.  With life so busy, people struggle trying to find time to exercise and take better care of their health.  For many, after working all day people are not interested in […]

5 Tips for Senior Health and Fitness

Keeping your body strong and limber prevents injuries and illness. A healthy, fit body also helps keep you active throughout your life. Many people think that poor health as an inevitable part of aging, but the truth is that you can take steps to stay fitter and healthier throughout your entire life.  

Many different physical […]

National Stress Awareness Month

To say we live stress free is not being realistic.  Stress is a part of our new normal.  Everyone and thing experiences it; from our pets to our children and spouses.  As a society it is no surprise that we would bring awareness to this disorder and call it National Stress-Awareness Month.  April is the […]

Snack Bars: The Do’s & Dont’s

Our lives are constantly on the go, so that means that sometimes our food has to be on the go as well. Reaching for a snack bar seems like an easy solution to needing a snack while on the move, but if you aren’t sure of what is inside of that small snack, you might […]

National Caffeine Awareness Month

Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. That morning cup of coffee or afternoon tea that keeps us going seems like a necessity. It keeps our central nervous system stimulated with the most widely consumed psychoactive drug, caffeine. Every body is different and people tolerate caffeine in many different ways. What is important is […]

Your Second Brain

Your brain is in control of all of your thoughts and movements. It is what tells you to get up out of bed in the morning and to lift that cup of coffee to your lips. So many of our daily activities and actions are ruled by our brain that it seems as though it […]

February: American Heart Month

Our hearts are fluttering this February with both Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month upon us. Both circumstances give us the opportunity to think about our loved ones and how much they mean to us. Broken hearts are the number one killer of both men and women in the United States, and no, not the […]

How Much Sunlight Is Enough?

Plenty of water and sunlight are necessities for life. Here in the sunshine state, we are very lucky to have access to the sunshine vitamin all year long.  Although it has been engrained in all of our minds to stay out of the sun and vigorously apply sunscreen, the sun plays a vital role in […]

To Vitamin or Not To Vitamin?

We’ve all been told to stay healthy by taking our vitamins, but we’ve also all been told that everyone is different. So how do we know which vitamins each person needs if we’re all different?

Many popular vitamin companies have created multivitamins specifically for both men and women, which seems a bit more personal. The […]