Get to know your cholesterol

So, your doctor told you to pay close attention to your cholesterol because it’s a bit high. What does that mean? High cholesterol can put you at a greater risk for heart disease. It can also increase your chances of having a heart attack. In order to learn how to manage your cholesterol, you first […]

How to safely celebrate holidays without going out

The holidays will no doubt look a little different this year as we continue to navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic. But don’t let the coronavirus spoil your holiday fun. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers some alternatives to help you celebrate safely. The CDC recommends that people who have COVID-19 or those who have […]

How to celebrate the holidays in a pandemic

It has been a rough year for some, thanks to COVID-19. Students have given up graduation. Many have forfeited birthdays and anniversaries. Children have given up traditional classroom settings and many are learning virtually. You might even be reading this while working from home. Many people have adapted and figured out a good system that […]

Heart healthy recipe: Beef stew with fresh mango

On the first official day of fall, is anyone else craving soup? Here’s a delicious beef stew recipe that will give you 30g of protein and 8g of fiber. If you’re looking for something to cook for dinner tonight, try this! Click on the photo below to learn how to make beef stew with fresh […]

The best time to get a flu shot

As COVID-19 continues to dominate the news, another seasonal battle is waiting to rear its ugly head: Influenza. Experts agree that the best way to protect yourself from catching the flu is to vaccinate. But when’s the best time to get a flu shot? The answer isn’t “one size fits all.” Flu season typically begins […]

Common myths about vaccines

Making the decision of whether or not to vaccinate your children is a personal one. Don’t let misinformation change your mind about getting vaccinated or vaccinating your children. Here are some of the common myths you might see when doing research about vaccines or browsing around social media: Myth #1: Vaccines cause autism Vaccines and […]