The U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recommends that you consume at least two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables each day. Although this varies by age, gender, and level of physical activity, it is a good recommendation to live by to build a healthy dietary base.
As you may already know, people over 60 are at higher risk for having complications if they contract COVID-19. And you surely know about the advice or orders to stay at home and self-isolate at this time to avoid risking infection. Even your grown children and grandchildren should not be popping over for visits.
As more and more of us are being told to either self-isolate with our families or self-quarantine under doctor's orders, we are spending almost all of our time at home, inside.
Eating a well-balanced diet is a key component of living a long, healthy life. Many Americans think that eating healthy means they have to empty their wallets, which isn’t necessarily the truth. Keep the following money-saving tips in mind next time you’re grocery shopping:
Coronaviruses are fairly common and don’t typically affect humans. When they do, their effects are usually mild, as in the case of the common cold.
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) - ergonomic injuries affecting the connective tissues of the body such as muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage or spinal disks - account for about 30% of all workplace injuries.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States, causing about 647,000 deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Heart disease is also an extremely expensive disease—costing the United States about $207 billion annually in health care, medications and lost productivity.
Test Your Home. Protect Your Health.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. As part of this safety campaign, American’s are urged to protect their health by testing their homes for radon.
Financial stress can be a burden, but did you know it can also have a negative effect on your health? Understanding the relationship between financial and physical wellness can help you improve both areas of your life.
Millions of people become ill due to food poisoning each year after consuming foods that are contaminated during preparation.
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