A Walk a Day

A Walk a Day

The popularity of walking as a fitness activity is growing by leaps and bounds. Low risk and easy to start, walking has proved its health benefits in numerous studies. A classic eight-year study of 13,000 people conducted at the Institute for Aerobics Research under...
Can I Eat Healthy on $7 a Day?

Can I Eat Healthy on $7 a Day?

Co-authored by Mary Saph Tanaka, MD, MS  One of the most commonly cited reasons people give for not eating healthy is that healthy food “costs too much.” With the average consumer spending only about $7 per day on food according to the 2008 US Department of Labor...
Energize Your Work Day with an Active Commute

Energize Your Work Day with an Active Commute

Interested in exercise, but not sure how to squeeze it into your busy schedule? Build it into your work day by making your commute more physically active. Besides saving on fuel costs and reducing environmental pollutants, creating a habit of active commuting boosts...