Family Health

You think some of these foods are good??? NOT! Check out these 15 WORST snacks for Weight Loss… 1. Instead of: Strawberry yogurt Reach for: Plain Greek yogurt with fresh strawberry slices 2. Instead of: ½ cup of trail mix with chocolate pieces Reach for: A fruit-and-nut bar 3. Instead of: An ounce of pretzels Reach for: An […]

I can honestly admit I’m an emotional eater! Sometimes hunger causes us to reach for our favorite “fattening” foods. Check out these 6 Ways to Beat Emotional Eating! 1. Remove Temptations from Kitchen 2. Keep a Journal 3. Distract Yourself 4. Have Healthy Snacks at Ready 5. Take Stock of your Emotions 6. Relieve Stress […]

I know I know the holidays are here which is why you will get in a rut with everything that needs to be done. Check out these 10 ways to make fitness FUN! 1. Get Out of That Rut 2. Walk out the Door 3. Mark it on your Social Calender 4. Try the Couch […]

Winter time is HERE! Make sure you and your family received a flu shot  and check out these 6 tips on ways to Ward off the Cold and Flu.. 1. Eat your antioxidants. 2. Take a multivitamin. 3. Take immune-boosting herbs. 4. Get enough sleep. 5. Move that body 6. Reduce your stress Check out […]

Tomorrow is Monday, the start of the work week. Who is not trying to loose weight??? Do you know the workplace is notorious for long hours at the computer and constant snacking from the receptionist’s evil candy bowl. You develop more bad habits at work. Check out these tips on how to avoid gaining weight at work…. […]

No other organ measures up to your heart! Why not treat it well, check out 7 Reasons that LOVE is good for your heart… #1 Spending Time With a Loved One Lowers Blood Pressure #2 Your Heart Gets a Workout When it Goes Pitter-Patter #3 Hugs Are Good for the Heart #4 Laughter Makes Your Blood Flow More Freely […]

According to United Healthcare Flu season is here. So now is the time to consider getting a flu shot to help reduce your chances of catching this season’s flu. The flu shot is the best protection against contracting the flu, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The cost of a flu […]

Sunday Word From Ms. Ebony J Have you ever recieved a gift that you never opened? Are opened a present that you thought you were too young/ old for?  Don’t waste your gifts. Don’t be embarrassed about the gifts that god has given you. Know that he didn’t everyone the same gifts; he gave you what […]

In honor of my aunt, Angela Evans I feel giving Breast Exams and knowing tips on Breast Cancer awareness is VERY IMPORTANT! Help prevent Breast Cancer with knowledge and tips to help! One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in her life. Catching the disease early can be the difference between life and […]

You just lost weight and you really don’t want to see the weight going back up! and If you are like me, Weight management is IMPORTANT! Check out these 12 tips on managing your weight! 1. Build more muscle  2. Fight off hunger with more filling foods 3. Avoid Temptation Foods 4. Count Calories 5. […]

How long do you really need to nap? To me it depends on what I’m doing for the day/night. Taking a nap, we’ve seen time and again, is like rebooting your brain. But napping may be as much of an art as it is a science. The Wall Street Journal offers recommendations for planning your […]

October is Breast Cancer awareness month. This month is VERY important to me as it honors my aunt, Angie Evans. Are You at Risk? Over 200,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Here are the common risk factors associated with the disease: *Being female *Getting your period young *Family […]