cancer and your health numbers

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Know Your Health Numbers and Take ACTION!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. And while no cancer is 100% preventable, being aware of your “health numbers” is a good first step to taking control in trying prevent this disease. Knowledge is power, and understanding your health numbers should be your first step towards adopting […]

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Don’t rely entirely on your BMI

People everywhere commonly use BMI (Body Mass Index) as a quick-and-dirty way of gauging whether they’re within the “normal” weight range.  But beware!  BMI is strictly a ratio of your height-to-weight and says nothing about your body composition or fitness level.  Depending on the person, it’s quite possible to get a misleading result. Here’s why: Muscular people […]

Resolve to Get More Sleep this Year

I know it’s March, but do you still think about your New Year’s Resolutions? You may have forgotten an important one that could have the biggest impact… Getting more sleep! Common resolutions such as more exercise, weight loss, reducing stress, spending more quality time with family and improving your money management tend to come and go […]