Category: Health (page 1 of 4)

3 tips for a healthy workplace

Did you know 41% of Americans will gain weight as a result of their desk jobs. Yes, it’s all about what you’re in-taking into your body, posture and staying hydrated.   If you’ve followed us – here are some words of advice for those looking to... Read More

Ways To Remedy Diarrhea

Diarrhea is defined as having three or more loose, watery stools a day. It’s unpleasant and can also be dangerous if left untreated. So if you have it, it’s a good bet you’ll want to get rid of it as quickly as possible. Signs of dehydration... Read More

Childhood Obesity Facts

In the United States, the percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s.  Data from 2015-2016 show that nearly 1 in 5 school age children and young people (6 to 19 years) in the United States has... Read More

How are you using olive oil?

Olive oil is good for you! But the healthfulness of your olive oil really depends in part on how you use it. If you’re using it to quickly sauté or fry food over the stove, you’re using this healthy cooking oil all wrong. Oils of all kinds have... Read More

PBfit Helps Keep Those Healthy Diet Resolutions

It’s National Peanut Butter Day and celebrate with the USA by whipping up a quick, convenient AND vegan smoothie made with PBfit! According to Statista, 45% of Americans had getting in shape/losing weight on their list in 2018.  Although we... Read More

Give The Classic PB&J a Healthy Makeover-PBFit.

Do you know what the ultimate comfort food is— it’s Peanut Butter & Jelly!  What is it about this classic combination that feeds the body and soul? This nostalgic slice of Americana just never goes out of style. The average child will... Read More

Lifestyle Do’s and Don’ts When You Have Diarrhea

Along with knowing what to eat and drink when you’re dealing with gastrointestinal woes, it’s also important to be mindful of other everyday habits to help you deal with diarrhea. Do wash your hands. Since diarrhea can sometimes be transmitted by... Read More

What to Do About Nutrition When You Have Diarrhea

Do stick with bland foods. One tried and true diet for diarrhea is the BRAT diet: bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast. Low in fiber, bland and starchy, these foods can help replace lost nutrients and firm your stools. According to the National... Read More

WELT Smart Belt for a Healthier Life

Dr. Sean Kang saw evidence of obesity, poor posture, inactivity, and overeating. He wanted to develop a wearable technology that could help, but he was unsatisfied with wrist-worn solutions. Kang worked several years (2014-2016) as a creative leader at... Read More

Six ABS Exercises That Will Kill Your Belly Fat

Belly fat is not just aesthetically bad for you, but also can be harmful for your health. If belly fat is not controlled, over a period of time, you can develop heart borne diseases, diabetes and high blood pressure. To get rid your pooch, all it takes... Read More

Cutting back on added sugar

Not so sweet after all—added sugars can harm your health. Too much added sugar in your diet can lead to obesity, but it’s also linked to an increased risk for chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. It’s important to understand... Read More

Top 10 Migraine Triggers

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes migraines. One theory suggests migraines may be caused by imbalances in brain chemicals like serotonin, which helps regulate pain in your nervous system. Another belief is that migraines may be due... Read More

Burn Calories While Crossing Off Your To-Do List

While it’s recommended to get at least 30 minutes of exercise each day to better your overall wellbeing, some days you simply don’t have the time. But that doesn’t mean you can’t sneak it in—one study even suggests that accumulated short... Read More

10 Healthy Afternoon Snacks

By Helen Sanders  It’s 3pm. Your head is bobbing above your desk. Your stomach is muttering curses. You’re daydreaming about supper. You’re in serious need of some healthy afternoon snacks. We’re not going to recommend carb-crushing cookies or... Read More

Teens, Sleep & Daylight Saving Time #DST

This Sunday (March 11) we spring forward, meaning we’ll lose an hour of sleep.  For adults, it may be an annoying inconvenience, but for teenagers (45% of which aren’t getting enough sleep to begin with) it can spell disaster in the forms of... Read More

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