3 Easy Fall Nutrition Tips

Acorn Squash

When the weather gets cooler and outdoor activities become more scarce, it’s incredibly easy to hole up inside and throw nutrition out the window. Who doesn’t love pumpkin spice and apple cider donuts? While these things are fine in moderation, you want to make sure that you continue to eat healthy during the fall season. Luckily fall offers some truly amazing opportunities to stay active and eat well! Take a look at our list of fall nutrition tips to make your autumn the best yet:

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Happy Healthy Holidays!

Happy Healthy Holidays!

Happy Healthy Holidays

The holiday season is about family and food – and all too often, adding a few extra pounds to our waistlines. Although the holiday season is chock full of delicious dishes and treats, we’d all like to avoid the extra calories and added pounds that can come with the seasonal food. I’ll be the first to admit that I indulge in a few to many Christmas cookies and holiday beverages. However, being conscious of these decisions and having a game plan for proper diet and exercise, I am able to maintain my weight and fitness throughout the holiday season.

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What’s worse than Ebola?

Ebola Strain

Ebola is a one of the scariest diseases in existence. Just mentioning the name is enough to cause goose bumps on even the most macho man. Rightfully so, Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is downright gruesome with a case fatality rate as high as 90%. Part of the mystique of Ebola is that no one is sure where it can be found, there are no vaccinations, and we are uncertain about how humans are infected in the first place. What we are sure about is the number of deaths attributed to the recent outbreak of Ebola; as of October 25, 2014 the total is approximately 5,078. Fortunately, through modern sanitation and medical interventions, along with modern disease control procedures, we are unlikely to ever become infected. There are however other conditions that need to be addressed as they too are seriously impacting our lives and in MUCH larger numbers.

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