Health Matters | September 2016

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Prepare for the Week with Meal Prep

Cooking dinner every night can be such a chore when you are tired and just want to relax after a long day. To save time during the week, many people use the meal preparation system to prepare all of their meals for the week in one day. Want to give it a try? Check out our grocery list and weekly menu!

Taking Care of Your Heart

Cardiovascular disease – including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure – is the leading cause of death in the United States. It is also a leading cause of disability, preventing many Americans from working and enjoying family activities. While certain risk factors, like getting older or having a family history of heart disease, cannot be changed, each of us does have the power to control a variety of factors that can reduce the likelihood of heart attacks and stroke.

7 Ways to Stay Active During the Fall Season

Summer has come to a close and the warm weather is fading. While you might not be able to do your favorite summer activities during fall, these tips can help you stay active during the colder season. Include the family and encourage them to stay fit this fall!

Six Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

It is a familiar feeling that gets in the way of a busy day. You suddenly notice that your throat feels scratchy and hurts when you swallow. Here are six ways to soothe your next sore throat.

8 Easy Ways to Add Extra Steps to Your Day

Walking more is one of the simplest items of health advice there is. Many fitness apps discuss a goal of taking 10,000 steps in a day, which is roughly equivalent to the Surgeon General’s recommendation to reduce your risk for major diseases. There are plenty of easy ways to boost your step count with a few changes in habit.