October is right around the corner, and if you’ve been following this blog then you know what that means: Walktober is coming!
Almost half of the American population has hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and having high blood pressure puts you at risk for things like a stroke, heart disease, or even death. Not only are the numbers high, the CDC says only 1 in 4 of those people who have hypertension, have their condition under control.
There is no ‘magic bullet diet’ for losing weight quickly that is healthy and can be maintained. In fact, diets in general don’t work; however, having healthy behaviors (diet and physical activity) can promote weight loss, and are easier to maintain than restrictive diets.
Health promotion groups across the country are promoting 5-2-1-0 and using the strategies to design programs aimed at helping families find ways to keep their children healthy and reduce childhood obesity.
Maintaining your home and appliances helps them last longer, perform better, and keep their value. However, did you know following maintenance practices is also good for your family’s health?
Four habits that you should adopt to keep your skin protected and glowing through the season.
Knowing the value of water to our bodies and health should prompt us to give this fundamental nutrient greater attention.
Here at Breathing Room, we try to provide you with practical tips for making small changes to the way you live your life. We’ve written a number of posts about finding ways to change your habits and live healthier. If you’ve tried any of our suggestions, you likely know that behavior change is hard! When …
I post a lot about exercise because I love it. When I was younger and hitting the bars with friends, I would drink water and leave by 11:00, so that I could wake up early for a 3-hour bike ride. I get that’s not how everyone feels about exercise. And believe me—I have my days …
One in four adults has high blood pressure, or hypertension, which is a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease. Research shows that increased sodium consumption can increase blood pressure. About 90% of the sodium in our diets comes from the salt we consume. On average, American adults consume twice the recommended sodium intake of …