2018 Aug 16

Arthritis: How Staying Active Can Help

2023-12-12T09:55:32-06:00August 16, 2018|Exercise, Lifestyle|

For people with arthritis, participating in joint-friendly physical activity can improve pain levels, function, mood and quality of life. These physical activities are low-impact, which means they put less stress on the body, reducing the risk of injury. Examples include walking, biking and swimming. Being physically active can also delay the onset of arthritis-related disability and can help people with [...]

2017 Aug 24

Overweight? All Is Not Lost!

2023-12-12T09:55:40-06:00August 24, 2017|Exercise, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Need to shed 15 or 25 pounds? Try this trick: Pick up a 15- or 25-pound turkey in the grocery store (or a bag of soil at the nursery). Then carry it around for a few minutes. Did you find it tough to do? Extra pounds take a toll, don’t they? But weight gain is often such a gradual process that [...]

2015 Dec 29

Fighting Disease with Exercise

2023-12-12T09:56:07-06:00December 29, 2015|Exercise, Heart Health|

It’s certainly not a cure-all. But it’s pretty impressive. Exercise is one of the few things that can help prevent or slow the development of most—if not all—major health problems. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, bone loss—to name a few. Topping things off, exercise can help ease the aging process, for example, by [...]

2015 Aug 19

More Options for Cholesterol Control

2023-12-12T09:56:27-06:00August 19, 2015|Diabetes, Exercise, Heart Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

There’s more than one way to tackle the risk of high cholesterol. That’s a type of fat that can clog up your arteries and block blood flow.1 Check it out. Without being tested, though, you can’t be certain about your risk. Yes, you might be in good company being in the dark: For example, nearly half of Hispanics in the U.S. [...]

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