Tag: health

 

5 Healthy Halloween Hacks Your Kids Will Never Suspect

5 Healthy Halloween Hacks Your Kids Will Never Suspect

The scariest thing about Halloween isn’t just the costumes or the walking around in the dark. For many families it marks the beginning of unhealthy holiday eating for everyone involved (don’t pretend you haven’t  piliaged your kids’ candy stashes). But it doesn’t have to be that way. Sure, you can’t avoid what other people will […]
ACA 2015: What You Need to Enroll

ACA 2015: What You Need to Enroll

The ACA 2015 Annual Enrollment Period doesn’t begin until November 15, 2014, but now is the perfect time to start gathering the information and documents you’ll need for 2015 coverage. Whether you’re enrolling for the first time, renewing a policy, recalculating your subsidy, or just browsing, you’ll need some basic information to get started. Healthcare.gov […]
Goodbye Pumpkin Spice Latte, Hello Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Goodbye Pumpkin Spice Latte, Hello Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Autumn and good food go hand in hand, and have done so for time out of mind. It’s a time to celebrate the harvest, to enjoy the bounty, and to knock back a pumpkin spice latte every day. Well, no. It’s not likely that the settlers had pumpkin spice lattes, but they surely had pumpkin. […]
The Inside Scoop on Health Trackers and Wearables from Christine Evans of Fitbit

The Inside Scoop on Health Trackers and Wearables from Christine Evans of Fitbit

Walk in to any store from Target to Tory Burch, and you’ll see that health trackers and wearables are everywhere. There’s no denying it: The old-school pedometer has gotten a facelift. And with Apple’s recent announcement, we can be sure it’s certainly not going away any time soon. The new wearable devices and mobile apps not […]
Suntans Fade, but the Sun’s Effects Last a Lifetime

Suntans Fade, but the Sun’s Effects Last a Lifetime

Odds are we all know someone who has been affected by skin cancer. More than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with it each year, according to the American Cancer Society, including almost 60,000 people with melanoma — the most serious type. To avoid becoming one of these statistics, it’s important to know how to stay […]
The CSA in Your Back Yard: This Garden Comes in a Box

The CSA in Your Back Yard: This Garden Comes in a Box

he Produce Box is at the forefront of the sustainable food movement spreading across the state. The Raleigh-based, family-owned company supports 40 North Carolina farms by getting their goods in consumers’ hands.
You Don’t Snooze, You Lose: 20 Sleep Tips for #BetterSleepMonth

You Don’t Snooze, You Lose: 20 Sleep Tips for #BetterSleepMonth

With more than half of Americans between the ages of 25-55 struggling to sleep at night, and more research pointing to the dangers of sleep debt for any age, it’s safe to say sleep — or lack therof – has big consequences, both for our health and well-being. From higher risk of obesity to the […]
Need a Breather? 5 Ways to De-Stress at Work

Need a Breather? 5 Ways to De-Stress at Work

Stress is everywhere, but it doesn't have to control you. Our on-site wellness coach shares five ways you can de-stress at work.
Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Our Weight Warriors offer you some great inspiration on how to lose weight and share their struggles and hopes.
Obesity: New Focus on Prevention and a Live Webcast January 7, 2014

Obesity: New Focus on Prevention and a Live Webcast January 7, 2014

Tune in for a webcast live Jan. 7th beginning at 12:30 p.m., the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Obesity Solutions featuring our own Dr. Don Bradley.