Since February is American Heart Month, we will talk about simple strategies to decrease your added sugar intake but first let’s clarify a few things about added sugar…
Happy New Year! The beginning of the year is a perfect time to set health goals and continue on the journey of a healthy lifestyle. This year strive to keep […]
The holiday eating season can wreak havoc on your diet. With a little careful thought and planning, you can avoid holiday weight gain.
Learn how small changes in your daily routine can help ward off type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a dangerous disease, and one that can be a challenge to […]
Summer is a great time to fire up the grill, enjoy the sunshine and long summer days with friends and family. Usually when we grill, we prepare the classic hamburgers, hotdogs, bbq chicken and ribs. However, there is a lot more you can put on a grill for a healthy delicious meal. Here are some tips for healthy grilling…
Whether you call it a fruit or a vegetable, tomatoes are a super-food to incorporate in our diets. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A which plays an important role in […]
Summer is finally here! The season of cookouts, vacations and best of all farmers markets with all of our favorite fruits and vegetables. Berries, a popular choice for many of us, are currently abundant in grocery stores and farmers markets for a low price. These sweet, juicy and refreshing fruits are packed with nutrients and health benefits. Here are some reasons to add the variety of berries to your diet.
Many of us perceive healthy eating to be more expensive. The truth is, it’s all about what you choose when in the grocery store and planning prior to making purchases. Healthy eating does not have to be expensive. Here are some tips to eating well on a tight budget.
As you work hard to eat well and exercise to feel good, look good and live longer don’t forget sleep as it is essential for health. Here are some tips on eat your way to a good night’s sleep.
The “8 glasses a day” advice is a good place to start but it’s important to adjust your fluid intake based on your lifestyle. Recognize the following signs of dehydration and act quickly to rehydrate…
With every New Year we resolve to eat well, exercise more, get more sleep and stay healthy. Unfortunately for many of us by the end of February our goals have […]
It’s the time of year for holiday and potluck parties – and that means an endless spread of appetizers and your coworker’s “world famous” spinach and artichoke dip. When surrounded […]
Starting mid-September, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and Georgetown University team up to offer Your Weigh…Together, at both the Law Center and Main Campus. This group program for weight management […]
As the new year continues rolling on, we must always keep in managing our budgets. Being fit does not always mean having an expensive gym membership, pricey exercise equipment and […]
5 Ways to Survive the Holidays Without Wrecking Your Diet There’s a reason more people give up on their diet programs or workout regimens in December than any other time of the year, […]
Fall has arrived! Take advantage of the weather by getting outside and enjoying the fruits of the season. Get Moving Outdoors Fall can be a treat for the senses: the crisp […]
Have questions about the tracking system? Here are some helpful details. You’ll track your participation on a weekly basis- for the purpose of the challenge, weeks run Thursday through Wednesday. Submit […]
Sign up NOW for the Wellness Explorers Challenge! We’re tweaking and enhancing the annual spring walking challenge to give you more ways to participate and more credit for all the […]
I remember when my first child was born and the sleep deprivation that came with having a newborn. Everyone said, “Sleep when baby sleeps.” But I couldn’t. You see, I […]
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. Each year, nearly 715,000 people have a heart attack and 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States. […]