Tag Archives: bewell

The Dirty Dozen

Healthy eating can include a lot of components, from picking the right foods to cooking them in the most nutritious way. Leaving one holiday and quickly moving toward another, staying healthy and maintaining good eating habits are concerns of many.  To understand how to eat better, you first need to know what you are eating. […]

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Flu Season Is Here!

Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization, pneumonia, and sometimes even death.  Every flu season is different, but millions of people are forecasted to get the flu each hear, with hundreds of thousands of those people getting hospitalized from flu-related causes. With several cases being reported throughout TN, people are contracting […]

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My Top Six “Man Essentials”

We are now deep into June, which is Men’s Health Month.  And with just one week remaining, I wanted to share what I consider to be the quintessential needs any well-wishing woman would want for her man. As varied and colorful and different as women are, we can ALL agree on one thing:  We want […]

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Between the Sheets

If you are serious about your body, optimum health begins between the sheets… Sleep is one of the most important factors in maintaining optimal metabolism, supporting normal endocrine function and regulating appetite.  Research noted in Psychoneuroendocrinology, suggests that sleep deprivation may sabotage healthy eating efforts, wreak havoc on your metabolism and weight management efforts, and […]

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WINTER WELLNESS

Here in Tennessee, as in many other parts of the world, Winter is a time of lower temperatures, seemingly less sunlight, erratic rain, sleet, ice, slurries and snow.  These conditions often bring about health problems related to decreased or suppressed immune systems.  The following are a few tips to help boost your immune system and […]

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DON’T WAIT TO HYDRATE!

Whether you are a serious athlete or a recreational exerciser, it’s important to make sure you get the right amount of water before, during, and after exercise. Water regulates your body temperature and lubricates your joints. It also helps transport nutrients to give you energy and keep you healthy.  As you get older, your brain […]

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