Healthy Ways to Manage Change

Everyone’s life has been impacted by the pandemic in one form or another. Some circumstances are resulting in significant life changes — and some of which may be frustrating, while others, liberating. If you’re struggling with change, there are concrete steps you can take toward regaining a sense of control over your life. According to the Cleveland Clinic, the pandemic has actually given new awareness to personal issues many of us have ignored in the past, which can create the perfect place from which to grow.  Work-Life Balance Some parents are juggling working from home and caring for and/or educating […]

How to help maintain your immune system with fermentation

How to help maintain your immune system with fermentation

No matter what season or time of year, we all know the importance of a healthy immune system and the central role it plays in overall well-being. While sleep, healthy eating and a balanced lifestyle are all essential for a healthy immune system, clinical studies show fermented supplements are an effective approach to supporting good gut and immune health. “Your immune system is an important factor in maintaining health at any age,” says registered dietitian Keri Gans. “Fermentation is getting a lot of attention for its ability to support the gut and the immune system.” Gans answers top questions about […]

More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation.

(BPT) – Taking a vacation is more than a fun getaway from the daily drudges of life. Turns out, travel has a multitude of benefits that can impact your health and wellness, too. Beyond stress reduction, vacations can improve heart health, mental health and personal relationships. In fact, men who take annual vacations are 32 percent less likely to die from heart disease, according to The Journal of the American Medical Association. Women benefit too: Those who take vacations twice or more per year are “less likely to become tense, depressed or tired, and are more satisfied with their marriages,” […]