The Benefits of Walking

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With many professions requiring the majority of the work day to be spent at a desk or in front of a screen, it is easy to forget how important moving your body is. Studies have shown that there are huge benefits to staying physically active and fortunately walking is an easy way to get moving. Best of all, walking is a good and safe exercise for all ages. The benefits of walking have proven positive results on physical and mental health, as well as lifestyle.

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How Important is Sleep?

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If sleep is something you take for granted, it may be time to give it a little more attention. Studies show that people ages eighteen to sixty four should be getting between 7 and 9 hours of sleep a night, and people under 13 should get up to 11 hours. Sleep is one of the key elements to maintaining physical and mental health and many people simply do not get enough.

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How Food Sensitivities Can Impact Your Daily Life

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Food sensitivities and allergies may seem insignificant to some people, but if you have ever experienced an inflamed gut or allergic reaction, you know how seriously they should be taken and the impact they can have on your daily life. Many people with food sensitivities are not aware that they are affected even though they may present symptoms. Research continually proves that gut health is a sign of overall health so having a constant upset gut can be a warning sign that you should pay attention to! Let’s talk about some of the most common food sensitivities, how they can impact your daily life and what you can do to feel better.

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Staying Healthy During the 2020 Holiday Season

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In 2020 “staying healthy” has gained a totally new meaning. Instead of asking what people’s preferences are for the big holiday dinner, this year calculating your risk of exposure and seeing family members are the biggest questions being asked. Although COVID-19 precautions have taken center stage, it isn’t as though we have discarded steps taken in previous years, such as staying hydrated, planning downtime, or finding the perfect recipe, because in fact they may be even more essential this year. After a year of change and uncertainty, finding a balance between health, happiness, and safety during the holidays may be more important than ever.

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