Our Health and the Presidential Election

As September draws to a close I am reminded that in one and a half months we will have the privilege, as American citizens, to cast our vote for the next president of the United States. What does our next president have to do with health you ask? The way I see it, a...

The Flavor of a Healthy Fall Season

I love Fall. It really is my favorite time of year. Not too cold, not too hot and it marks the beginning of so many things. The beginning of the school year, the beginning of football season, the beginning of cooler weather (depending on where you live), and as the...

What You Need to Know About BMI

BMI, also known as body mass index, is a simple screening tool to estimate body composition. Body composition is important because of its impact on health. These days, many people have too much body fat, and some have too little lean muscle. Excess fat increases the...

Your Personalized Health Print

Good health goes beyond what you put into your body. So when I took this health assessment the other day, I realized that my top health goals are more than just the food I eat and the amount of exercise I get. By answering a few questions I was able to see first hand...
10 Reasons Your Blood Sugar May be off Kilter

10 Reasons Your Blood Sugar May be off Kilter

Blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of each person. The body naturally regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis but sometimes can get out of whack depending on certain things...