Posts by Evan Zingman

Why Limiting Screen Time Is the Right Move for Your Health

Living a healthy life is a multifaceted endeavor. To be at your best, you’ll need to do more than just eat an occasional apple and hit the gym once a week. You will need to make smart choices whenever possible, including for things you might not even be thinking about. And while you may have…

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How Walking Can Improve Your Mental Health

Many people talk about walking to help burn calories and fat, improve their heart health and overall physical health, but don’t forget it is amazing for your mental health as well. Here are some ways you can actually improve your mental health just by walking. It Helps to Release Endorphins  First of all, any form…

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Choosing The Right Dance Style For You

Standard cardio (e.g., running on the treadmill or using the elliptical) isn’t for everyone. While these machines have their advantages, the workouts they provide can get stale. Good news is, there are plenty of fun ways to “sneak in” cardio. Have you tried high-intensity interval training (HIIT)? These routines can get the heart racing while…

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March 2020 Nutrition Newsletter

Recent weight stats for the US are growing — literally. According to the CDC, the obesity rate for US adults is 40% and 30% of American adults are overweight. Leah A. Frame, PhD, MHS, a researcher at George Washington University, has researched several food trends and concluded that, as our food becomes more and more…

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Top 3 Strategies for Healthy Weight Loss

A recent study identified 3 strategies that may be the key to losing excess pounds and keeping them off. The results aren’t really surprising, but they are worth repeating. Successful weight loss depends on choosing healthy foods, tracking what you eat, and changing your thinking.  That’s according to the researchers at California Polytechnic State University…

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Patient Privacy in the Digital Age: Protecting Your Electronic Health Records

There’s no question that the adoption of electronic health records has improved patient care and convenience. But at what cost? Millions of medical records have been exposed in cybersecurity events targeting healthcare providers and vendors in recent years, putting patients’ privacy and identities at risk.  Before patients can protect their medical data from theft and…

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How To Get Sleep When You Have Anxiety

If you’re battling feelings of anxiety, chances are it’s taking a toll on your sleep routine. Don’t worry — you’re not alone. Anxiety affects 18.1% of the U.S. population every year, and more than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders. Without the influence of an anxiety or sleep disorder, your natural circadian…

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Exercising on a Budget: Get in Great Shape Without a Gym Membership

Who says you need a gym to get in great shape? The prevalence of gyms is a relatively recent phenomenon. There have always been people in great shape, with or without a gym membership. You can avoid the fees, travel time, and other inconveniences and get in shape without leaving your home or neighborhood.  You…

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How NBA Players Live a Healthy Lifestyle for Optimal Performance

Professional sports players don’t make it to the big leagues without paying a great deal of attention to their lifestyles. If someone wants to be at the top of their game, then they need to eat right, train right, and avoid injuries at all costs. Concentrating on these three categories helps NBA players to reach…

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Keys to Staying Motivated During Your Workout

[image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/Gh8QHONEHOE] We all understand the benefits of regular exercise. Sure, you want to be healthier and you want to feel better. These are good reasons to decide to start working out. With that said, there is more to it than just deciding that you want to start working out – from picking comfortable…

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