February is American Heart Month and activites to keep you heart healthy include: regular exercise, managing cholesterol levels, making better food choices, and mainting a healthy weight. These preventative health measures may prevent cardiovascular diseases. Here are some tips from the American Heart Association regarding heart health: https://news.heart.org/7-proven-ways-keep-heart-healthy/ Eat Well, Live Well
Share something sweet like a tender blood orange with your Valentine this week. This irresitable winter-season citrus gets it's deep red color due to the presence of the antioxidant anthocyanin. Blood oranges are also a good source of vitamin C and fiber. Eat Well, Live Well.
Though dehydration is often associated with hot weather, it is also a risk during the cold weather months. A few reason why include: we tend to wear heavier clothes which cause us to sweat more, sweat is evaporated for our skin more rapidly in cold weather and our thirst response is decreased. Remember, the body is about 60% water, so it is important for us to stay balanced. Water also has many important functions which include maintaining our temperature, flushing our bodie