Nutrition Labels 101
In an effort to make good food choices we often turn to the nutrition label and look at the calories. But calories aren’t the only part of the label that matters to your health. Knowing how to read and understand nutrition labels can help you make healthier choices in the grocery aisles.
Show Your Heart Some Love
Your heart works hard for you your whole life! Show it some love with these easy tips for keeping it healthy.
Keeping Spirits Bright in the Winter
More than 50% of people will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder during their lifetime. Winter weather and holiday stress can affect our mental well-being, so now is a great time to take stock of your mental state.
Manage your blood sugar. Protect your eyes.
Besides being American Diabetes Month, November is also Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month.
Enjoy Autumn in Arkansas
Many of us are more than ready for those long-awaited cooler temperatures. You might be looking forward to getting cozy by the fire, but don’t overlook the outdoor autumn activities!
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In the United States, breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women. It affects one in eight women. About two thirds are age 55 or older.
Lose Weight without Dieting
Fad diets and weight loss supplements are always popular. Influencers and celebrities push weight loss products and special diets. These often leave you starving, with low energy, and can cause other health problems. And once you return to your normal lifestyle, you gain the weight back, plus a little extra.
A Healthy Take on Tailgating
Football season is here – and that means tailgate parties! But those classic dishes everyone loves are usually not diet-friendly. For those with diabetes, heart problems or just trying to make healthier choices, that can be a problem.
3 Ways to Fight the Flu
Flu season can start as early as October and last as late as May. Make sure you and your family are prepared each year.
Get and Stay Active at Any Age
Our exercise habits change as we change. Midlife may slow us down and throw off the exercise routines of our twenties. The CDC* reports that only 39% of Arkansans between the ages of 45 and 54 get 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week, the recommended standard.