Experts agree that when children get about 60 minutes of movement a day, they enjoy improved physical and mental health and academic performance. Unfortunately, the latest statistics show most kids in the United States get nowhere near that ... READ MORE
A new year often signifies a fresh start for many people. For some, this means setting health goals, such as losing weight, following a healthier diet, and starting an exercise routine.
However, more often than not, the health and wellness ... READ MORE
It is that time of year when it starts to get dark earlier, the days get cooler, football and school is in full swing—in other words, it is the beginning of Fall. And something else happens as well: we start eating more.
People show a marked ... READ MORE
Crisp air, fall colored leaves, pumpkins and apples all signal that Fall is here. As the weather cools down, it’s easier to take advantage of outdoor exercise.
It may not be easy for everyone to stick to an exercise routine once the seasons ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has led many of us to alter our usual routines. With such dramatic changes, including access and comfort with going to the gym or fitness centers, we are all more open to negative mental and physical health problems. In ... READ MORE
If the COVID-19 pandemic has brought anything to our lives, it may very well be the opportunity for self-care, stress management and more physical activity. Sadly, for many, it has become a time of stress, weight gain, depression, and decreased ... READ MORE
Chronic Disease and COVID-19
For many Americans, healthy lifestyles are important for the proper management of chronic conditions such as overweight/obesity, hypertension (high blood pressure), and type 2 diabetes (sugar/diabetes). However, ... READ MORE
LIVE COVID SMART
is a community program dedicated to advancing health in Florida’s rural counties. Through our organizational and community partners, we engage in the promotion of physical health and mental wellness and educate community ... READ MORE
With 2022 underway, millions of Americans have set a goal to improve their health this year. Let’s take a look at the new or reinvented fitness trends that are popular this year and how the pandemic has impacted how people workout.
The top ... READ MORE
Strawberry season is in full swing, and it is time to take advantage of their availability and health benefits. In addition to being gorgeous and delicious, strawberries are incredibly versatile. These ruby gems are also potent health protectors. ... READ MORE