What is Holding You Back From Retirement?

In working with our financial adviser to roll over some retirement funds from previous employers, my husband and I began discussing different things that we could do to be able to put more money aside for retirement. There are several… read more

Go Nutty For Nuts!

Good things do come in small packages! Tree nuts and peanuts (which are actually legumes, not nuts) are packed with protein, fiber, unsaturated fats (the good kind of fat) and more than 19 kinds of vitamins and minerals (including folate,… read more

Self-Medication: The Power Rankings

Your medicine cabinet probably looks a lot like everyone else’s. A bottle of anti-inflammatories, a bag of lozenges (sell by date, 2011), and floss that you know you really should start using. We also all have our own customized medicine… read more

The Dark Side Isn’t So Bad

Who doesn't love chocolate? It’s everyone’s weakness and has quite the reputation for being something that you should stay away from for being “too sweet” or “too high in calories,” but does that mean all chocolate is bad? Enter dark… read more

How Do Taste Buds Work?

Some people cannot resist the zest of a spicy chicken wing while others crave the taste of their favorite salted caramel Frappuccino. Both are brought to us by the special talents of our taste buds—the tiny bumps on the surface… read more

Maintain a Healthy Heart With These Tips!

Eating a healthy diet is an important step towards minimizing the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association (AHA) offers a variety of recommendations to keep your heart healthy. Good Heart-y Food Taste the Rainbow Consuming a variety of… read more

Power of a Positive Mind

There are some that see the glass as half full. Other, see it half empty. For those that see it full, they don’t see anything negative about missing the other half, they only appreciate the half that is there. In… read more

12 Things To Do Now To Stay Young!

If staying ‘forever young’ is a part of your mantra, then it’s time to get into action and implement some easy and simple rituals into your life now. 1. MANAGE YOUR STRESS Easier said than done these days, but if… read more

Core Strengthening

Develop a Strong Core With These Tips!

Sit up straight! Don’t slouch! At one time or another we have heard these words from our parents. Believe it or not, they were onto something. Poor posture and lack of a strong core has led to countless visits to the chiropractor or even worse,… read more

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