Making a list of things to do each day (or week or month) and checking off items you have accomplished may sound like just another thing to do, but when done properly, keeping tally of completed tasks can help you work more efficiently and offer you small emotional rewards to keep you motivated.… Read More Set Small Goals And Check Off Those You Accomplish
For those times when you have just had a bad day, are too tired to care, or just like giving in to something you know you will regret later, go through the following list of questions because sometimes, what is making you feel like giving up on something is not because it is hard, it is because you are thirsty, hungry, bored, stressed, tired, or just plain cranky. You won’t improve your mood by giving up, but you may be taking one of the following steps listed below.… Read More When You Feel Like Giving Up on Yourself and Your Goals
This video can help you set goals to improve your health. Taking care of yourself now may prevent many serious health problems in the future, and if you have a health condition it is never too late to take steps to improve your sense of wellbeing and overall health.… Read More Setting Goals to Improve Your Health (Video)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates more than 1 in 3 Americans (all ages) have prediabetes. While those statistics are sufficiently alarming on their own, certain states have even higher prevalence of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.… Read More UCLA Study Estimates Nearly Half of All Adults in California Have This Deadly Metabolic Timebomb
Hans Kissle Company, LLC., a Haverhill, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,348 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to a potential process defect, resulting in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The microwavable ready-to-eat chicken bowl items were produced on various dates from Dec. 1, 2016 through Jan. 16, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: (1) 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen Sweet & Sour Chicken.” AND (2) 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen General Tso’s Chicken.”… Read More CLASS I RECALL of R Kitchen Ready-to-Eat Chicken
Nearly half of California adults, including one out of every three young adults, have either prediabetes — a precursor to type 2 diabetes — or undiagnosed diabetes, according to a UCLA study released today. The research provides the first analysis and breakdown of California prediabetes rates by county, age and ethnicity, and offers alarming insights into the future of the nation’s diabetes epidemic.… Read More The Majority of Adults in California Now Have Prediabetes or Diabetes
According to the survey results, prediabetes was twice as common in overweight adults and more common among older adults in the New Hampshire. Prevalence of prediabetes was 50% higher in non-whites than in whites, higher among persons with the lowest household incomes, and higher among adults who reported more days of poor mental health each month.… Read More NH Health Department Says 60,000 Adults Have Prediabetes, but Number May be Much Higher
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nutrition Facts label appears on most packaged foods (see Figure 1). It tells you how many calories and servings are in a box or can. The serving size varies from product to product.
A portion is how much food you choose to eat at one time, whether in a restaurant, from a package, or at home. Sometimes the serving size and portion size match; sometimes they do not.… Read More What is the difference between a serving and a portion?
Truth: Many fast foods are unhealthy and over indulging in them will likely cause you to gain weight. However, you can eat fast food on occasion and simply choose menu options with care. Whether your are eating out, on-the-run, or at home the basic rules are the same: choose healthy foods that are nutrient rich, low in calories, and small in portion size.… Read More Diet Myth Busters: Fast foods are always an unhealthy choice. You should not eat them when dieting.
Truth: You do not need to be active for long periods to achieve your 150 to 300 minutes of activity each week. Experts advise doing aerobic activity for periods of 10 minutes or longer at a time but you can spread these sessions out over the week.… Read More Exercise Myths: Physical activity only counts if I can do it for long periods of time.