Craze Or Crazy? What You Need to Know about Maple Water

Read More

Dad Hand-Me-Downs

Read More

10 Ways to Grow Muscle Fast

Read More

By MotivHealth Insurance Company With each new year comes several new health fads. Sometimes these fads prove to be effective, like handwashing, which was first encouraged by Ignaz Semmelweis in 1846. Other times these fads are just plain baloney, such as the “raw” water craze of 2018. So how do you know whether or not to try 2022’s health …

by MotivHealth It’s the start of the new year and millions of people have resolved to finally reach their health goals. Physical health goals are some of the most rewarding goals a person can work towards, but it is easy to become discouraged. Results can be slow, exercise can be uncomfortable, and food cravings can …

By MotivHealth The cost of healthcare is continually rising. In fact, U.S. healthcare spending is estimated to hit $6.2 trillion by 2028. Consumers are frightened and quick to place blame. Much of this blame is landing on physicians and insurance companies. While all facets of healthcare play a role in its cost, physicians and insurance companies …

Written by Keith Weaver JD, LCSW This time of year is known for a time when people open their hearts both at work and home. This season often brings out the best in people (or worst). There are many benefits to helping others, but in are 7 reminders why givers also get: #1 – Giving …

holiday health

Who doesn’t love the holiday season and all the occasions to dress up, hang out with family and friends and sip on eggnog or mulled wine? The problem is, that with a filled glass in one hand and endless trays of finger foods circling the room, it’s easy to lose track of how much you’re …

Jennifer Christman, RDN, LDN, CPT, Clinical Nutrition Manager at Medifast, Inc. The holiday season can be a time of excess, both in eating and in celebration. It’s easy to overindulge in large portions of high calorie foods; tis the nature of holidays for many people. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. If you’re looking to …

By MotivHealth High-Intensity Interval Training What Is It? High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, refers to short bursts of exercise alternated with low-intensity recovery periods. Studies show that HIIT is one of the most effective ways to exercise because of its fat-burning efficiency. HIIT workouts are made up of a series of “rounds.” One round, for …

avoid family argument

For some reason, family get-togethers are a breeding ground for fierce debate. Whether it’s dad bashing Obama or your cousin ripping on the wealthy, tension will find a way in. Here are some important things to remember to keep family gatherings joyful. 1. Politics, the president and elections Just acknowledge opinions, don’t contradict them. Family …

It’s the time of year so many people dread. Just when the last of the Halloween candy is either consumed or discarded; BAM! Thanksgiving. And the sugar binge begins anew. The holiday season is a three-month junk food marathon, but Thanksgiving is the foremost culprit. Why? The entire holiday is based around a meal! Sure, …

By MotivHealth It’s not typical to count calories over the holidays, but why eat sugar-filled Thanksgiving sides when there are healthier alternatives that taste just as great? If you’d rather not stray too far from your diet this Thanksgiving, check out the recipes below. Sweet Potato Casserole (With No Marshmallows) By Olena Osipov Ingredients: 2 …