Everyone loves a little fresh air. It's a good way to feel better quickly. But it's not the air that's particularly helpful when it comes to our immune systems. It's the sunlight. How does exposure to sunlight impact your immune system? What supplements can you take to provide a boost? PartnerMD's Owings Mills health coach, Yvonne Bull, explains.
As people start eating cleaner and healthier, focusing on healthy fats and proteins and limiting their intake of processed foods, carbs, and sugars, one common struggle is to maintain a healthy amount of fiber. Fiber helps your body sustain its blood sugar level. In this video, Owings Mills health coach Yvonne Bull discusses friendly fiber and how you can incorporate it into your low-carb diet. Watch the video below and read on for a recap.
Osteoporosis is a common concern for many. If it's something you're worried about, or maybe already dealing with, what kinds of exercises should you focus on? Owings Mills health coach Yvonne Bull offers a few suggestions. Watch the video below and read on for a recap.
In the early 1990s, the Food and Drug Administration pushed for a mandatory food labeling law. The goal was to be transparent with consumers about what is in their food to help them eat healthier. And thus, the food label as we know it today was created. But it's not as transparent as you think. In this video, Owings Mills health coach Yvonne Bull discusses why the information on your food labels may not be accurate and what you should look for on a label.
People often think building their balance is only for the elderly. Balance is for everyone. We all need to build our balance because we use it everyday, often when we are least expecting it. Think when your dog suddenly pulls you hard in one direction. Or when you don't see that break in the sidewalk on a run.
As a certified meditation teacher, Owings Mills health coach Yvonne Bull teaches people how to get the most out of their meditation sessions. But she also notices that sometimes people come to meditation sessions with preconceived notions. In this video, Yvonne explains the myths of meditation and what it's really all about. Watch the video below (apologies for the sideways orientation) and read on for the recap.
The risk of falling increases with age. By engaging the muscles and muscle memory that maintain our balance, we are less apt to fall. Coach Yvonne Bull from the Owings Mills office walks us through a series of exercises that anyone over 60 should be incorporating on a regular basis. These balance exercises can be done at home without fancy equipment – every day – to help develop and maintain muscle engagement/reflex memory.