What You Need to Know About Getting a Mammogram

What You Need to Know About Getting a Mammogram

Last month was the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness and to raise funds for cancer research. BreastCancer.org says that, “About 1 in 8 U.S....
Get Up and Start Walking: 5 Reasons Why Walking is Healthy

Get Up and Start Walking: 5 Reasons Why Walking is Healthy

Many say that the best things in life are free. Walking is one of those “free” things and has many benefits. Walking is the physical journey to good overall health. It’s requires no membership, no special equipment and can be done anywhere and anytime. All you need to...

What’s Eating You at Night?

Let’s face it. Sleep is vital to everyone, from early birds to night owls. Our need for sleep varies considerably based on age and other factors, such as pregnancy or previous sleep deprivation. The Mayo Clinic shows some general guidelines for different age groups:...

Gut Feelings

Not all gut bacteria are created equal, there is “good” gut bacteria and “bad” gut bacteria. With the number of cells reaching more than 100 trillion it’s hard to know which ones are which. “Good” gut bacteria improve digestion, strengthen your immune system, and...

Obesity – A BIG Problem

Americans are getting bigger. The weight of an average American woman these days is 166.2 pounds, almost exactly what the average American man weighed in the 1960s. Men are growing too at just about the same pace, with the average American man weighing 195.5 pounds....
Paleo versus Processed

Paleo versus Processed

Processed foods make up approximately 70 percent of the U.S. diet and this is not good news. Of course most food we eat is processed in some way, but there is a distinct difference between mechanical processing and chemical processing. Basically, if it’s a single...