Be Physically Active without Spending a Dime

@NIHAging You can be active in many ways without spending any money   View Full Article:

Exercise: It’s Never Too Late

@BerkeleyWell Two studies in JAMA Network Open offer hope to people who start exercising later in life or who are unable to do moderate-intensity or vigorous exercise   View Full Article:

Avoiding Weight Gain at College

The legend of the “Freshman 15” is a real concern for many college students but it’s neither limited to freshman nor to 15 pounds. College weight gain is a common problem and may result from a variety of factors, such as: View Full Article:

Eating healthy and sticking to your budget is possible!

@SpendEatSmart It starts with a plan. Set your family up for success by planning meals and snacks in a way that works for your family, your budget and your schedule. View Full Article:

Opioid Facts for Teens

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@NIDAnews If you have had a sports injury, dental work, or surgery, it is possible your doctor gave you a pain reliever that was actually an opioid medication View Full Article:

Should You Drink Water or Sports Drinks During Physical Activity?

@CooperInstitute Research has shown time and time again that as little as a 2% loss of body weight through sweating can have a significant effect on athletic performance. View Full Article:

#DYK freezing your #fruits + #veggies not only preserves them, but can make cooking easier?

RT @Fruits_Veggies Here’s some creative tips from @Clifford_Kerry on how you can increase the lifespan of your supermarket #fruit and #veggie finds: View Full Article:

SMART Goal Setting Guide

Have you decided that it’s time to make a change but aren’t sure how to get started? Or have you already set more goals for yourself than you care to admit – but keep failing to reach them? It’s time for a new way of thinking. No matter how big or small your goal – whether it’s losing 5 or 50 pounds, walking a mile or running your first marathon – making change requires planning and SMART goal setting View Full Article:

What Is Gluten Free?

Pick any aisle in your local grocery store and you will see many packages with “gluten-free” labels. Or maybe you have a friend who eats “gluten-free” foods. Gluten-free foods and products are made available for specific individuals who require foods without gluten. • What is Gluten? • Who should avoid eating gluten? • What is Celiac? • Gluten-Free Foods • Gluten Free Foods and Health View Full Article:

Dietary Fiber: AKA Bulk, Roughage

@MedlinePlus Eating fruit provides many health benefits. Choose #FreshFruit that is whole or cut-up, for the added benefits that #DietaryFiber can provide. Learn more: View Full Article: