Boost your immunity through good nutrition
Do not start your holiday season off with the flu. According to a 2015 report by the CDC, a national health organization, “It is estimated that in the United States, each year on average 5 percent to 20 percent of the population gets the flu.”Flu season is here. You can be prepared this year with a stronger immune system. Our immune system is our body’s protection against infection. It works by attacking viruses like the flu.
October is Eat Better Eat Together Month
What’s the fuss about family meals?
Water is the best hydration source
“I am so thirsty!” is a very familiar phrase expressed by people after they’ve completed strenuous physical activities.
Bite into a healthy lifestyle this month
CHICAGO — There is no one food, drink, pill or machine that is the key to achieving optimal health. A person’s overall daily routine is what is most important. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month 2015, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges everyone to 'Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.'
Small changes in habits can produce big results
Happy New Year!
Tips for safer outdoor grilling this summer
Outdoor grilling is a popular activity in Wisconsin’s “warm” summer months. However, summer is also the peak season for foodborne illnesses. Follow these safe thawing and grilling tips to keep your family safe while enjoying cookouts all season long.
Healthy lunch options for your school-age children
Would you like to pack a healthier lunch but you don’t know where to start? Let’s take a look at the National School Lunch Program guidelines, created by the USDA and use these as a base for packing a healthy lunch.
Why worksite wellness matters
Almost one-third of the workforce now spends the majority of their day seated at their desks plugged into workstations. Sedentary lifestyles have become a concern of epic proportion. More than 66 percent of Wisconsin adults are overweight or obese. As the number of overweight adults increases so does their risk of many chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, arthritis and others. This epidemic is placing a huge burden on our healthcare system and economy.