4 Root Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter

Get back to eating healthier this winter while getting a huge nutritional boost by eating these root veggies, all healthier alternatives to potatoes!

Is it Okay to Take Painkillers for Sore Muscles?

Feeling the burn from that killer workout? Your first thought may be to reach for Ibuprofen or another over-the-counter painkiller, but here’s why that may not be the best solution…

Practicing Mindfulness at the Thanksgiving Table

Nobody wants to have to say no to all their favorite dishes at the Thanksgiving table. So how can you manage the day without compromising all indulgence? The answer is through mindfulness.

Spotlight on Alzheimer’s Awareness

Many people are familiar with Alzheimer’s disease, because they’ve had the devastating experience of seeing a loved one struggle with it. However, even those who’ve encountered Alzheimer’s may not fully understand what it is, how it affects the brain, or even how it develops in the first place.

How to Tell If Your Therapist Is a Good Fit

Talk therapy can have far reaching benefits for your mental and physical health, but it's only effective if there's a solid foundation with a positive relationship between you and your therapist. Here are six things to consider when evaluating your therapist...

Why should you care about your resting heart rate?

While blood pressure, cholesterol, and A1C are all important numbers, your resting heart rate (RHR) isn’t one that should be left out, since it can tell you more than you might realize...

Sick? Don’t Eat These Foods Until You Feel Better

Many comfort foods have the exact ingredients that you should avoid when you’re feeling ill—ones that will slow down your immune system and make you feel sick longer. Take a look at what not to eat when you’re feeling sick...

Want to Learn Something New? Sleep on It (Or Sweat on It)

When you want to learn a new skill or study for a test, you probably rely on the old methodology of practice makes perfect. But, while practice doesn’t hurt, you need to think about...

4 Steps to Avoid Binge Eating

Binge eating is a frequently overlooked eating disorder in the United States, and, unfortunately, it is also one of the most common. Binge eating disorder, or BED, is characterized by sessions of eating large...

Falling for Fall – Tips to Prevent Fall-Related Injuries at Home

Fall is arriving, which means it’s time to open our hearts to pumpkin spice lattes and pull our favorite sweaters out of the closet. It’s also the perfect time to highlight one of the...

What You Should Know About Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is probably a trend you’ve overheard coworkers talking up around the office, and naturally you are left to wonder: Is it an effective weight loss method or just another unhealthy fad?

4 Ways to Make Your Gym Visits Less Gross

While most Instagram accounts would have you believe that the gym is a haven for attractive people and sweat-free workouts, it’s actually a frightening place for your immune system if you’re not careful and cautious. Here’s how to make the gym more of your Instagram fantasy and less of a bacterial wasteland...

Do You Need Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy can have real benefits and it may be the most constructive way to get your relationship back on track, or even build a stronger relationship before big problems and challenges arise...

Foods that Will Crash Your Diet and Your Mood

You may already know that foods like fatty fish and whole grains can fuel the brain with nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, but do you know which foods will have the opposite effect and sour your mood as a result?

Feeling Anxious? Here’s How to Beat the Heat and Summer Anxiety

If you’ve noticed that you tend to be more on-edge when it’s hot outside, it’s not just you. This is a common sensation, because heat leads to stress and agitation. Here’s a look at what you can do to beat the heat and your anxiety as well...

6 Types of Fly Bites You May Get this Summer (And What to Do...

From small, itchy bumps to large, unsightly welts the size of a golf ball - we’ll help you learn to identify what kind of fly might have bitten you and offer tips for relief as well as some help preventing fly bites to begin with this summer...

How to cope with extreme post-workout soreness

It’s normal to be a little sore after a good workout. However, sometimes the soreness might ebb into more extreme territory and have you feeling like it’s hard to get up and move around at all. These four tips might help ease your misery...

What’s the deal with Nitrates and Nitrites?

Strike - you're out! From baseball games, to backyard cookouts—here's why you should put down the hot dog (and other cured or processed meats).

Can Seasonal Allergies Be a Predictor of Mental Illness?

Birds are singing and flowers are blooming — however springtime and its associated allergies may have an interesting consequence, according to a new study allergies and mental health may in fact be related.

What Physical Activity Does for Your Cognitive Health

Need another reason to motivate yourself to hit the gym? Exercise is one of the best ways to prevent cognitive decline later in life, and it can also boost your brain power in your prime years...