Energy Is Good, Right?

rocketWe all want to keep our energy levels up. To be able to work, play, and get the most out of life.

So when we’re feeling tapped out, it’s tempting to reach for energy in a can: Monster, Red Bull, Rockstar, Power Horse. The names are inventive and powerful. It’s no wonder that energy drinks are one of the marketing success stories of the last decade.

Unfortunately, they are not such a success story when it comes to health. If you’re downing these drinks, be sure to consider: (more…)

Small Changes, Big Results

People put on weight gradually… not by deciding to dramatically change their habits and pack on the pounds. But, when it comes to trying to shed those pounds, most people think they need to make big changes.

It’s better to think small. Gradually make small changes that, over time, add up to big results.

For example, consider what you can achieve by simply cutting 100 calories a day. That could take off 10 pounds a year — and keep them off!

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Get Your Flu Shot Now

Fun germThe CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases recommends that all people age 6 months and older be vaccinated against flu this season.

It’s free and easy to protect yourself and your family. Getting a flu shot now protects you for a full 12 months. Just visit your on-site Health Center. Call ahead to confirm available hours. Don’t get caught without the shot!