It’s easy to make resolutions for the new year, but hard to stick with them. Several experts share with Best Company how you can be more successful at keeping your new year’s resolutions. One of them is Dr. Barbara Bushman, professor of kinesiology at Missouri State University. … [Read more...] about Stick to your new year’s resolutions
There are no clear cut rules about whether or not you can drink alcohol while working out to prepare for a big race or an endurance event. But alcohol may affect not only your hydration, but also blood circulation to your muscles, and even your sleep quality. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, … [Read more...] about Can you drink alcohol while training for a big race?
Intermittent fasting (IF) continues to grow in popularity. It restricts eating to certain hours of the day or certain days of the week. What are the benefits and risks of IF for women compared to men? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, explains some of them to Livestrong. … [Read more...] about What women should know about doing intermittent fasting
The holidays present us with an abundance of food, so it’s easy to overeat. To avoid eating too much and packing on extra pounds, it’s helpful to make a plan and stick with it. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, offers tips and advice about eating healthy this holiday season. Be mindful of what … [Read more...] about Practice healthy holiday eating
With the elderly population growing in the U.S., loneliness among older adults is a real concern. Dr. Ruth Walker and Dr. Lisa Hall are psychology professors at Missouri State University, who specialize in aging. They share with Healthline some strategies older adults can use to keep loneliness at bay. … [Read more...] about How can the elderly overcome loneliness?