It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late to start again.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | July 6, 2017

Holiday depression is real; 8 ways to battle the blues

Several factors can trigger holiday depression: finances, loneliness, stress from obligations, and Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is caused from shorter days with less sunlight.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | December 14, 2016

Looking for stress relief? Pick up a coloring book

Art therapy can be a great way to relax and stay calm, which may explain why adult coloring books have become so popular in recent years.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | October 12, 2016

Why water is essential to a healthy body

Because our bodies are made up of about 60 percent water, it is important that we consume enough to survive and function properly.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | August 31, 2016

How to squeeze in exercise on a busy day

Finding time to exercise may not be as impossible as you think. And, no, you don’t need to completely rearrange your schedule.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | July 27, 2016

Stay safe outdoors when the temperature soars

Too much activity in high temperatures can put you at risk for heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke. So take precautionary measures when temperatures soar.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | July 6, 2016

Summer: A wonderful time to enjoy fresh fruit

The American Heart Association recommends that we eat at least four servings of fruits per day. Seasonal fruits are abundant this time of year.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | June 22, 2016

4 benefits you get from strength training

If you think strength training is just for body builders, think again. It can be an essential part of your […]
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | June 1, 2016

5 ways to get more fiber in your diet

A diet rich in fiber can have many health benefits -- lower bad cholesterol (LDL), fewer digestive issues, and more controlled blood sugars.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | May 11, 2016

Steps you can take to improve your health

For good health, experts recommended we take at least 10,000 steps a day, which equals about five miles walked and 300 calories burned.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | April 20, 2016