healthy habits

  • Sleep Habits to Adopt

    With daylight saving time “springing forward” on March 9th, your sleep schedule might be a bit off. The Sleep Foundation has a few tips to help you sleep better during the transition.

    1• Use the bed and bedroom for sleep and sex only.

    2• Create a regular bedtime routine and a sleep-wake schedule.

    3• Do not eat or drink too close to bedtime.

  • Meatless Monday Movement

    Starting at the beginning of 2013, a movement called Meatless Monday challenged and encouraged people to give up eating meat on Mondays. According to The Monday Campaigns, going meatless once a week can help reduce the risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity.

  • Fitness Tips for the Holiday Season

    The holidays are just around the corner—what better way to celebrate the festivities than to stay in shape and in good health throughout the season’s hustle and bustle? Starting the new year without having to go on a diet or begin a new exercise plan is the perfect gift to yourself. And if you think you’re going to be too busy to work out this holiday season, guess again.

    Finding time to work out amid the busyness
    By Beth Aldrich
  • Health Tips: Skipping Breakfast Can Lead to Unhealthy Habits

    Compared to breakfast-eaters, breakfast-skippers tend to weigh more and have other unhealthy habits, such as consuming too many sugary drinks or high-calorie snacks, according to a panel discussion during a symposium at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 2012 Annual Meeting & Food Expo.