Exercise – the low-down on hydration

On January 19, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Most of us understand that it is important to be hydrated, but many don’t understand the underlying reasons for this. Fluids help regulate body temperature, and low level of fluids can lead to irregular heat dissipation. Without adequate hydrating, we may feel fatigued, our ability to reason and think can be impacted negatively, and other […]


Tips for Maintaining Good Health | Rhodes College

On January 17, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Maintaining good health is often tied to a healthy diet, exercise and adequate rest. This is a sound theory, but we face many challenges to put this into practice. From lack of time, appeal of unhealthy food to stress and high pace of work we do. In order to alleviate some of these issues, eat […]


7 real people share what motivated them to get healthier

On January 15, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

We are all aware of the advertisements and claims showing drastic “before and after” photos. In this post we talk to 7 real people who had the determination to change their life for the better. Rachel Kasab said she struggled with weight loss for years before realizing she had to start loving herself. She needed […]


Five healthy habits net more healthy years – Harvard Health Blog

On January 13, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There are a few ways to lead a healthier lifestyle. One of the best ways to keep on top of your health is to eat healthy foods and exercise on a regular basis. Eating a healthy diet is essential to maintaining a healthy weight, even losing a few pounds can have positive effects on your […]


4 ways to stay fit and stress less during the holidays – KVIA

On January 11, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

When the holidays come around it can be hard to stay on track because your focus turns to something else instead of to your health and it becomes almost like an excuse to break focus. You can set aside a few minutes a day for strenuous physical activity. Think about each of the things that […]


Healthy choices possible during holidays – The Brewton Standard

On January 9, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

While most people pack on pounds during the holidays, it is possible to eat great holiday foods that are also healthy as well. For appetizers instead of eating things like mozzarella sticks or chicken tenders, you can go with unsalted nuts or some whole grain crackers with hummus. For entrees, make sure to trim the […]


Coffee lover has drunk only water all year

On January 5, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Coffee is the most popular and most consumed beverage that there is, as you can imagine, it would be hard to get an avid coffee drinker to stop drinking it for an entire year. That is just what this young man has been able to do. He was always drinking coffee and never drank a […]


9 Simple Healthy Eating Rules for Busy People

On January 3, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Even if you don’t have a lot of time, there are still ways to make healthier meals. It can seem daunting if you have had a long day, you might feel like you deserve an unhealthy meal to get through it. If you plan your meals in advance and cook from home, you are already […]


10 Simple Healthy Living Tips for Everyday Living

On January 1, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

If you are thinking that eating healthy and exercising more are going to be difficult, there are things that you can do to lead yourself into a healthier lifestyle. If you cook at home more, and plan your meals out, this will cut down on eating foods you shouldn’t be eating. Drinking water and getting […]


The happiness-health connection

On December 31, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

The way to a long life filled with health and happiness is filling your life with positivity and happiness. Having children can be a great source of joy, but it can also be a great source of stress and hardship, it can also have an affect on your marriage. The amount of joy you put […]