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The Link Between Your Gut and Brain Is Closer Than You Might Think

by Jessica Malen

Recent studies support that diet is as important to mental health and wellbeing as it is to the heart, digestive system and hormone health. Did you know that 95 percent of serotonin is produced in the gastrointestinal tract? Serotonin acts… Continue Reading →

Practice Mindfulness on Your Next Nature Hike

by Beth Czischke

“We can never have enough of nature.” – Henry David Thoreau Time and again, studies suggest spending time in nature can be beneficial to our total wellbeing. So can mindfulness, so why not combine the two? Try the following mindfulness practice the next… Continue Reading →

Can Switching to a Plant-Based Lifestyle Enhance Your Health?

by Jessica Malen

A recent study by Harvard University suggests that one-third of early deaths could be prevented if people move to a predominantly vegetarian diet. “Healthy diet is related to a lower risk of almost everything that we look at. Perhaps not… Continue Reading →

How to Find a Fitness Event That’s a Perfect Fit

by Beth Czischke

Now that summer is around the corner, it’s the perfect time to sign up for a race or charity fitness event. Races aren’t only for elite athletes; anyone can participate. Registration for many summer events is open, and popular races… Continue Reading →

Quick Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

by Jen Bucciarelli

Finding healthy food options are not luxuries saved for those who have extra cash to spend. Want to learn how to eat well without breaking the bank? We’re sharing tips for healthy grocery shopping on a budget below. Use more… Continue Reading →

High Blood Pressure Guidelines Have Changed: Are You Aware?

by Maya Munot

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, which makes it the perfect time to get up to speed on the new high blood pressure guidelines. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) recently announced them…. Continue Reading →

Celebrate the Seniors in Your Life This Spring

by Jessica Malen

With both Mother’s Day (May 13) and Father’s Day (June 17) right around the corner, spring is a wonderful time to take the opportunity to celebrate the seniors in our lives. Spending time together is the best gift you can… Continue Reading →

Spring Vegetable Frittata

by Beth Czischke

Spring is here and so is delicious spring produce. This week we share a simple frittata recipe. A frittata is a great way to use seasonal vegetables like asparagus and peas and can be made ahead of time to have on… Continue Reading →

Food for Thought

by Jen Bucciarelli

A recent Lancet publication supports that diet is as important to mental health as it is to heart, digestive system and hormone health. Other researchers are zeroing in on the specific nutrients that can stabilize moods and help to prevent… Continue Reading →

Try Dry For a Month

by Jessica Malen

It’s no secret that alcohol is toxic to the body. From high blood pressure to lowering your immune system and raising your risk for certain types of cancer, drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time –… Continue Reading →

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