Spices as nature's medicine

| August 01, 2011

Think of your spice rack as your medicine cabinet. Triple the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory power of your meals by sprinkling them with herbs and spices.

Reduce stress

| July 30, 2011

Adding walnuts and flaxseed to your diet may help your body respond better to stress.

Green thumbs

| July 29, 2011

Start a gardening project with your kids. Children who grow vegetables are more likely to try them and like them.

Healthy pizza

| July 28, 2011

Turn pizza into a nutritious meal by using 100 percent whole-wheat crust and plenty of sauce and veggies. Go easy on the cheese.

Hula-hoop

| July 27, 2011

Want to switch up your fitness routine? Hula-hooping burns the same number of calories as walking.

Eat your fruits and veggies

| July 26, 2011

Make sure fruits and vegetables fill up at least half your plate to ensure you’re eating the correct amount every meal.

Sleep to soothe arthritis

| July 25, 2011

Getting a good night’s sleep can help manage arthritis pain. Sleep helps rest the joints, which can reduce pain and swelling.

Meditation

| July 25, 2011

Try mindfulness-based stress reduction, a meditation process that focuses attention on breathing to treat chronic pain and depression. MBSR increases awareness of the present moment and of unconscious thoughts, feelings and behaviors, therefore reducing stress ...

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