We hear so much every day about healthy living, but how many of us are actually making consistent choices that will benefit our health? Maintaining a healthy weight, being fit, and making wise nutrition choices all go a long way in living longer and improving your quality of life. It seems like every day, however, the experts change their minds about which foods are best for you, how much exercise is enough and which are the most effective ways to exercise. The good news is, we can help. Did you know that CDPHP offers wellness workshops, online health assessment tools, videos and animations on specific health-topics, a symptom checker and more?
Visit here often for more suggestions how to practice healthy habits in your already hectic life. We know that sometimes life can get in the way of your commitment to healthy eating and exercising, and we’re here to give you some easy life hacks that you can use to get on track and stay there, even if you occasionally fall off course.
Anytime is a good time to quit smoking or vaping. If you’ve been thinking about kicking the habit, join the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout on November 21. Quitting is hard, but it’s not impossible. With the right support and resources, you can quit. continue reading →
Your bones – all 206 of them – are living, growing tissues that form a head-to-toe supportive framework for your body. They also protect vital organs, anchor your muscles, and store calcium. Given their important role in your body, it is critical that you understand how to promote and preserve bone health throughout your life.
Getting outdoors to work out is always nice, but extreme temperatures, inclement weather, and my personal least favorite thing of all time – humidity – can make it challenging. Luckily, our five, free Fitness Connect locations are exempt from all of these deterring factors, so you can get a work out in no matter what!
There have never been more choices to help you live a healthier lifestyle. From a variety of exercise options (have you tried a group fitness class?), to the different ways you can maintain a healthy diet, CDPHP members have plenty of ways to get and stay healthy.
As a way to support all those great options, here are 12 simple things you can do to feel better from head to toe.
Summers don’t last long in the Capital Region and the North Country. Don’t waste a moment of sunshine; get outside and go on a picnic. Whether you want to tailgate at an Albany Empire game or reward yourself after a long hike, dining al fresco is one of the season’s great joys.