Category Archives : Wellness


Healthy Tip

Do a posture check Good posture has a bearing not just on your physical health but on your state of mind. (Have you ever seen someone project self-confidence while slouching?) Take 5 minutes to evaluate your posture when standing, sitting, or walking and make any needed corrections (here’s how to do it). Your body and […]

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Healthy Tip

Let your tea steep Studies of tea chemistry have found that steeping tea for at least 3 minutes increases the release of polyphenols, chemicals in tea that have antioxidant and other beneficial properties, and which may account for many of tea’s health benefits.


Healthy Tip

Chew a piece of gum Two recent studies have found that chewing (sugarless) gum may help to lower stress. Other research has linked gum chewing to enhanced alertness and mood.


Healthy Tip

Stand up Evidence continues to mount that prolonged sitting is one of the worst things you can do for your health, even if you exercise regularly. So be sure to break up long seated periods (at your desk, watching TV, on a plane) with short jaunts upright at least every hour. Research has shown that […]


Healthy Tip

Wear a pedometer People who wore these simple step-counting devices increased their physical activity by 2,200 to 2,500 steps a day on average, and decreased both their body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure, according to a large review published several years ago in JAMA. The pedometers were most effective if the wearer aimed for […]

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