Healthy Bodies

FruitsTo have your best life possible most everyone now agrees you have to take the holistic approach of mind, body and lives and do your best in each area.

Research now shows that adding both excercise and certain nutrients like fish oils can have major effects on our brain chemistry and help us to have better overall feelings of happiness. These are great compliments to whatever other methods you may be using to feel healthier overall with your doctors.

You’ve heard it all before: “We are what we eat. Excercise more….” So what’s best for us to eat? How do we get in that excercise? There are lots of great sites that know the best ways for us to do both. As some of our staff here will tell you, sometimes it’s those small changes such as making a bunch of vegies ahead of time, or walking a little more each day that can make healthier effects in your life. Your doctor is your best source on which things are best for you in your situation. Here are a few other resources you can use and we’ll be adding more from our experts on these areas.

Choose My Plate

Free Food and excercise Tracker.  You can look up foods, determine how many calories you need to lose weight or just track the nutrition of many of your favorite foods.  You can then track your activity to help you adjust what you need to lose weight or just get healthy.


This site has the official guidelines for fitness for everyone at any age.

Look for more information from our experts in the following months!

Healthy Bodies

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