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Do Workplace Wellness Programs Really Work?

If your employer is pushing you to eat better and exercise more, you’re not alone — workplace wellness programs are hugely popular these days. But a new study aimed to determine whether they’re actually worthwhile.

By Lara DeSanto

How to Lose Weight: From Thyroid Patients Themselves

You’ve read about all of the fad diets, and maybe even gotten suggestions from your doctor. But hearing what works from those who are living the same hypothyroid life as you can be invaluable. These are the diets that worked for them.

By Mary Shomon

Gifts From the Heart For the Heart

When mom has heart problems, you don’t want to give her a gift that could further harm her. These heart-healthy gifts will not only show you care, but they could even improve her heart health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Fitness and Nutrition Apps You Should Have on Your Phone

The best of the best that will help you live a healthy lifestyle, especially if you have a chronic illness.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

The Best Times to Take a Vitamin or Supplement

Timing your vitamin and supplement intake can help maximize their benefits, so set your alarm!

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Does Your Child Go To a Healthy School?

How high does your child’s school rate on this checklist?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Motivation You Need To Hear To Get Fit

Sometimes you just need a little push — or inspiration — to kick-start your fitness journey, or to keep it going.

By Stephanie Stephens

Hydration on the Move

Active people need hydration on the go. Thanks to creativity and technology, the choices are endless.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Staying Healthy at Parties

Summer is full of temptation with its parties and unhealthy food and drinks. But you CAN do Summer the healthy way.

By Jaime Galinsky

Should I Fuel Up or Fast Before My Work Out?

You may want to rethink your food habit before workouts if your goal is burning fat.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.