June 2015

Exercising this Summer: How to Stay Safe & Healthy

If you are exercising outside this summer, you already know how hot it can get during the day. Adjusting to this added heat and humidity can almost feel impossible. When you have to worry about dehydration and heatstroke, you may wonder how you can stay cool this summer while still maintaining your exercise plan. Here are a few tips on how to how to stay healthy during summer workouts:

Veg Out with Vegetarianism: A Great Diet

If you’ve ever wondered about starting a healthy lifestyle, adhering to a vegetarian diet is a great way to start. A vegetarian is a person who abstains from eating any fish, meat, or poultry. Many vegetarians still eat dairy products and eggs. Although you may not want to cut out all meat from your diet, even incorporating some healthier food choices can make a difference. According to a Harris Interactive poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, approximately six to eight million Americans adults abstain from eating fish, meat, and poultry (Harvard Health).