On Friday, February 5th, let’s unite to prevent heart disease and stroke in women. Help turn America Red and SAVE WOMEN’S LIVES throughout the globe by wearing your red
National Wear Red Day® takes place on the first Friday of February each year- a day created to encourage everyone to wear red, raise your voices, understand your cardiovascular risk, and take action to live longer, healthier lives.
Our mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends are at risk. Each year, heart disease causes more deaths among women than all cancers combined.
American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day are just around the corner, and create perfect reminders about the importance of staying true to our heart health.
If you are like me, you may tend to over-indulge in delicious comfort foods, such as your favorite baked sweet treats during the colder months. Valentine’s Day also traditionally gives us an added excuse to spoil our taste buds with fancy dinners out and expensive chocolates.
Two years ago, my husband had a near fatal car accident on his drive home from visiting our daughter; this accident was due to his blood sugar dropping dangerously low. I was out of town when everything occurred, and we are truly blessed that he didn’t injure other drivers on the road that morning.
Looking for another reason to love your body? How about the fact that it burns calories all by itself- as long as you don’t get in the way. Even while sitting around doing nothing, our bodies are continuously burning calories.
Boosting metabolism is the holy grail of many weight loss programs being promoted today. Many of us may long for a speedy metabolism, but how fast our body burn calories depends on several factors such as:
January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and if you ask friends, family, and colleagues what they know about their thyroid, chances are they’ll tell you they are pretty sure they have one, but have no clue what it does.
The lack of awareness about the existence of our thyroid gland is alarming since an estimated 15 million Americans currently have undiagnosed thyroid problems.
Ensuring our thyroid gland is healthy and functioning properly is important to our overall well-being.