Walk to a Healthier You!

Today is the 9th annual National Walking Day. For the past 9 years the American Heart Association has claimed the first Wednesday in April as National Walking Day. National Walking Day was created by the American Heart Association’s “My Heart, My Life” initiative to push Americans to adopt a healthier lifestyle. These are some of … Read more

Shutdown, Slim Down: Weight, Sleep and Stress

Answer this question: when was the last time you got a good night’s sleep? Not sure? Would you be surprised to know that many Americans exist in a state of chronic sleep deprivation? According to Dr. Priyanka Yadav, a sleep medicine specialist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center, “An estimated one-third … Read more

Bedtime Bites: Best PM Snacks

Let’s be honest: everyone loves to eat, and we learn very early on that snack foods are pleasurable. Whether they’re sweet, salty, or cheesy, snack foods are tasty and calorically hefty, and they’re a huge driving force of the obesity epidemic. The average American consumes 500 calories from food and beverages consumed between meals each … Read more

Eight Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

It’s National Nutrition Month! As part of National Nutrition month, we thought it would be great time to share some tips on heart health. We thought these great tips would help make food choices that may improve your cardiovascular health. Consider the Quantity and Quality of your Fats. You’ve undoubtedly heard the terms “healthy fat” … Read more