Fall Into Fitness- Your Guide To Staying Fit, Active & Healthy

According to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health, inactive people are twice as likely to develop heart disease compared to those who are more active. Further, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has found that 60 percent of Americans are not meeting the recommended levels of physical activity. Breaking the cycle […]

Truth Behind The Numbers: Your guide to understanding cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that comes from two places – our body and our food. Too much “bad” cholesterol in our diet can clog our arteries and lead to heart disease. In the United States today, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men. It is important to know […]

Beat The Bug! Your guide to staying healthy with the Flu Vaccine.

Influenza (the flu) is a contagious viral illness that affects up to 20% of Americans every year. The influenza virus attacks the upper respiratory tract, causing chills, fever, muscle aches, headache and fatigue. In very young and older people, the Influenza virus poses serious health risks. Every year, 36,000 people lose their life from complications […]

Discovering Diabetes. Your Guide to Diabetes Prevention

Quick! Check your watch. At this time tomorrow, 4,000 new people will have been diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus. The day after that, another 4,000 people will be diagnosed. The numbers are staggering. 25% of all people over 60 years have Diabetes. These statistics, courtesy of the Center For Disease Control (CDC) are not meant to […]