Vegetables are arguably the food group we tout most. Among their long list of benefits, veggies are packed with fiber (which is critical for maintaining ideal health), as well as phytochemicals and phytonutrients (which help optimize our cellular function and fight off free radicals and disease). They’re an essential component of any healthy diet, yet many of us don’t get … [Read more...] about 3 Recipes to Help You Eat More Vegetables
People who are more aerobically fit are less likely to be hospitalized due to COVID-19, finds a new study published in the January 2021 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study is accompanied by an editorial hailing the research and stating that “Fit is it in COVID-19, future pandemics, and overall healthy living.” Numerous past studies have reinforced the value of … [Read more...] about New Study: Better Fitness Can Reduce COVID-19 Severity
On the coldest of cold days, we may hear the jest that a little global warming would be welcome right about now — anything to temper winter’s force and perhaps turn even frigid regions into sun-soaked vacation destinations. The joke is on the joke-teller: The increase in those chilling polar vortexes we’ve experienced in recent years has been brought to us courtesy of climate … [Read more...] about 13 Tips to Winterize Your Home
Just as we make efforts to eat well and move often, it’s equally important to also focus on habits that support our mental well-being. A healthy mindset not only improves our chances of reaching our goals but can also make our endeavors more enjoyable and help us cope with stress during difficult times. Get inspiration for enhancing your routine from these four Life Time … [Read more...] about Beyond Fitness: Members Share How Life Time Supports Their Overall Well-Being
For anyone on the pursuit of optimal health, the focus on individual wellness often evolves to a broader conversation about our interconnectedness with our environment. This applies to everything from our circadian rhythm to the source of our meat and produce to how our supplements are sourced. In the case of nutritional supplements, the origin and production of a particular … [Read more...] about Are Your Supplements Sustainable?