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From ScienceDaily – read the entire article Date: October 3, 2018 Source:University of British Columbia Summary:Exercising at least three times a week for six months reduced stress in a group of family caregivers and even appeared to lengthen a small section of their chromosomes that is believed to slow cellular aging.
INSIDE A SPACIOUS exercise studio in Falls Church, Virginia, instructor Susan Lowery leads eight students through a series of yoga moves, like Downward-Facing Dog and the Tree Pose. But Lowery isn’t a yogi, and this isn’t a typical yoga class, where students execute their moves on mats. Instead, Lowery, 47, and the students inside Monarca […]
THE FITNESS WORLD LOVES the debate: cardio or strength training? Which workout is best, and which can you cut from your exercise routine? The reality is cardio and strength don’t need to be mutually exclusive – nor should they be. “Both [cardio and strength training] need to be included in a well-rounded exercise program,” says […]
From ScienceDaily – read the full article Date: September 19, 2018 Source: The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Summary: Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. A new study supports the idea that it also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially in women with […]
You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books – but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit. Read More
Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, let’s talk prevention. This incredible video offers a unique perspective on the importance of using sunscreen.
When you move beyond thinking of herbs as mere garnishes and start to see them as major culinary players, a whole world of healthy taste opens up to you. Read full story Also, check out our Margherita Pizza recipe for another way to put your herbs to good use.
As Stress Awareness Month (April) draws to a close, take a moment to read more about the dangers stress may bring. Stress is a silent killer. There’s plenty of research on the subject that shows that too much stress can have traumatizing health effects. Here are 11 statistics about stress and what to do about […]