Goal setting is a great tool for anyone looking to improve their health. Of course goals are vital for evaluating progress, but they have other benefits too. According to Harvard University, setting goals not only increases achievement, but improves motivation too. Research also shows that having a goal can help increase persistence, and make […]
What’s so super about superfoods? They may not sport a mask and cape, but these foods pack a powerful punch when it comes to protecting your health! While the superfoods label isn’t really a scientific term, research does support that nutrient-dense foods like kale, blueberries, and salmon are very helpful for our health and […]
Fats have a bad reputation. It’s the villain in all of our health woes, from heart disease to weight gain. But like most things in life, the story isn’t black and white, and there’s definitely more than one side to it. Fat is a rich source of energy, with each gram providing 9 calories […]
Today marks the start of National Health Education Week, an annual celebration that aims to shed light on the role education has in improving the health of each and every one of us. Health Education Promotes Healthier Behavior What exactly is health education, you’re wondering? Health education promotes health, wellness, and disease prevention through voluntary […]
Healthy living myths abound on the internet, and it’s not surprising given the speed at which scientific studies are published. One week protein is the healthiest food group, the next week it’s reported to cause cancer. In our fast-paced world it can be hard to keep up with what’s fact, and what’s fiction. So we […]
We’re a month away from the September Equinox, signaling the end of summer and the beginning of fall. But most of us are still in the thick of the summer – unless you’re like us in the Bay Area, where summer doesn’t really start until Fall 😉 Keeping your kids (or grandkids) entertained throughout the summer […]
This week is National Men’s Health Week, which aims to bring awareness to preventable health problems and encourage early detection of disease; and with Father’s Day just around the corner, this is our chance to help the Dad in your life stay healthy and on top of his heart game.
Based on the Framingham Heart Study, we’ve created a heart test to help you compare your actual age to your heart’s age. Continue below to learn the history and impact of the Framingham Heart Study, or begin taking the Heart Age test here. Age is a fairly easy number to calculate. People who know their birthdays […]
The more you know, the more likely you’ll make better choices for your heart. That’s why we’re excited to share interesting and helpful facts and tips that will make you love your heart that much more! 1. We always knew music was good for the soul, but who knew it was this good for your heart?