Expert Advice on Exercising in Hot Weather
The 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics are predicted to be the hottest games on record and athletes will be facing unprecedented challenges for staying cool while performing at their best. To help these competitors stay safe while participating, the world’s best exercise scientists have compiled recommendations…Read more
What Color Is Your Fat?
Though body fat often gets a bad rap in our culture, we all need a certain amount of it to be healthy and stay alive. Fat helps to protect and cushion our vital internal organs, is a storage source for energy, helps regulate our hormones…Read more
Allergy Season: Coping With Airborne Allergies in the Spring and Summer
Allergy season kicks into high gear for people with sensitivities to pollen in the spring and summer. Unfortunately, due to climate change, allergy season has been starting earlier each year and lasting longer. There is also a 21% increase in pollen released into the air…Read more
Independence Day 2021: Celebrating Safely
Independence Day 2021 takes on a special meaning after a global pandemic and a year and a half of lockdowns and restrictions. In the U.S. the federal government has been aiming for 4th of July 2021 as “Independence Day from COVID” where we can attend…Read more
Mental Health Benefits of Summer Reading
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. – William Styron Reading a fat, juicy novel while lounging by a body of water is one of summer’s true pleasures. But did you…Read more
Benefits of Walking for Health: How Extra Steps Extend Your Life
Walking is fantastic exercise, and it’s one of the most accessible low-impact workouts for most people. New research suggests walking an extra 1,000 steps a day can extend your lifespan. The findings presented at the Epidemiology and Prevention Lifestyle and Metabolic Health Conference found that…Read more
Indoor Air Quality: Rethinking Ventilation Indoors, and What You Can Do
The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that poor air quality—especially in enclosed indoor spaces—can spread disease. While many of us would never eat at a restaurant with visibly poor sanitation practices or unclean water, hardly anyone considers how well-ventilated a place is. Indoor air quality can…Read more
Skin Health: Keeping Your Skin Sun-Safe This Summer
May is skin cancer awareness month. Since weather this month represents the start of summer for many of us, it’s the perfect time to get our skin care routines ready for the heat. Many people have heard getting back outside can be wonderful for mental…Read more
Beginner Pickleball: Is Pickleball the New Sport for You to Try?
Pickleball is a fast growing sport with a really funny name. This game combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong to create a fun and fast pace activity enjoyed by people of all agesRead more
Health Benefits of Sun: What is a Healthy Amount of Sunshine?
Balancing skin protection with vitamin D absorption is a conundrum many health conscious people struggle with. As the weather warms and outdoor activities increase, this problem moves from a hypothetical one to a pressing, practical issue. We have summarized the latest research and recommendations from…Read more
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