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FOODS THAT FIGHT INFLAMMATION

Did you know that chronic inflammation plays a role in most major diseases? That’s correct, if you suffer from heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, or even depression, chances are you have chronic inflammation. Is there any way to reduce this inflammation?

THE STORY: While not a cure for any diseases, what you eat can help fight this inflammation, thereby helping control or reduce the impact of disease. Here are some of the top anti-inflammatory foods you can incorporate into your diet, plus foods you should avoid.

BEST FOODS TO FIGHT INFLAMMATION: Here are 6 foods that you should incorporate into your diet to help fight inflammation.

MEALS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

As COVID-19 continues to be top & foremost on people’s minds, we’ve shared tips on everything from safe grocery shopping to ways to boost your immune system. Today we’ll share the top Top Chef Meals that contain ingredients known to boost your immune health!

THE STORY: Boosting your immune health is more important than ever at the moment. We talked ways to help you on this health journey HERE, but today we want to share the meals to order that contain immunity-boosting ingredients.

Groceries & COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a lot of new rules when it comes to safety (and a lot of questions). By now you should be well versed in practicing social distance and are likely going a bit stir-crazy from staying at home. But, occasionally, you do need to go out - say to the grocery store - which means you run a higher risk of bringing the virus back home with you. And when it comes to the grocery store, a big question on people’s minds is whether or not you should be sanitizing your groceries.

The CDC has said there is a very LOW risk of transmission of COVID-19 via food packaging, BUT studies have shown that the virus can survive for days on surfaces like plastic and metal. So, what should you do? Here a few tips that will help out when it comes to safety.

Latest Food News

Hey guys. We know these are some pretty troubling times we’re living through right now, so we wanted to round up some foods news on how to handle food + coronavirus to keep you all as safe as possible. Plus, we’ve added a couple of fun news items so you have something to look forward to when we can all leave the house again!

1. Grocery stores may still be open, but it’s still good to avoid going to them if you can. Here, food and grocery delivery workers explain what online shoppers should do to make their work safer and easier.

BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

The coronavirus is first and foremost on people’s mind right now, plus it’s still cold & flu season. Here are a few ways to boost your immune system to help keep your family & yourself healthy!

THE STORY: The coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading to more places and cold & flu season isn’t over yet. BUT there’s no reason to panic! You can help prevent infections with a few easy steps and boost your immune system by incorporating the following into your lifestyle.

It’s Heart Month!

February is Heart Month! This is the month to learn about heart disease and how to take better care of your heart health.

THE STORY: Each February, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and The Heart Truth® celebrate American Heart Month by motivating Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease. 

WHAT IS THE CORONAVIRUS?

What’s going on with the coronavirus? What exactly is it and how do I know if I have it? And can it be prevented?

THE STORY: As you’ve likely heard, there’s been an outbreak of a new flu-like virus in China called the novel coronavirus. The virus is a newly discovered member of the coronavirus family that includes the viruses that caused the SARS outbreak. This just means that it spreads by jumping from animal to human and then mutate to spread human-to-human.  

KETO DIET PROS

What’s the deal with the bad buzz on the keto diet? Here’s what people who use it say plus the pros of going on it.

THE STORY:There have been a lot of articles lately trying to give the keto diet a bad rep and push other diets like Weight Watchers, but the fact is that the keto diet has plenty of pros to it.

WHAT IS THE KETO DIET ANYWAY? The ketogenic diet is a strategy that consists of eating 75% fat, 20% protein, and 5% carbs (though there is room for personal modification). By eating this way, you put your body into ketosis, a metabolic state that simulates fasting conditions to switch up your energy supply.

Post-Holiday Motivation

Get up, get motivated, and break out of the post-holiday funk now that the holiday season has come and gone.

The Story: The holiday blues are REAL and getting back into good, healthy habits aren’t always easy, but it’s necessary to focus on bouncing back and getting out of the holiday hibernation.

Okay – I get that, but how?
Take care of yourself, schedule time for fun, and go easy on yourself

Take care of yourself first
Quality sleep and exercise are recommended by experts to boost mood and manage depression.

Say Hello to the Top Fitness & Wellness Trends of 2020!

A new year means a clean slate and resolutions. Likely, some of your new year resolutions are related to diet, fitness, or health & wellness. We took a look around to find what the top fitness & wellness trends of the new year will be so you can get a jumpstart on your resolutions. Take a look below to find out what will be hot in 2020.

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