Health & Wellbeing

November 2018

Veritas’ monthly e-Magazine on health care and wellness

Makeover Your Holiday Recipes by Substituting Fats

Butter, oils and other fats can add flavor to your favorite recipes, but they can also add many calories. They act as a barrier so flour does not absorb as much water to give your dishes a moist, tender feel.

There are many ways to reduce the fat without sacrificing taste; the trick is to replace fats with foods that add creaminess without cholesterol.

Seven Tips for Fun and Easy Fall Fitness!

Fall is the second busiest time for gyms and exercise facilities in the United States. Perhaps, as the kids go back to school, parents may have more time to get back into their workout routines. It’s also a great time of year to get involved in company-sponsored activities.

Here are seven easy tips to help get set for success this fall, whether starting a new workout program or returning to a previously laid out plan. These guidelines can help achieve personal fitness goals, and they can be incorporated into corporate wellness programs to guide employees toward a healthy lifestyle.

A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

It’s no secret that the holidays bring joy, but they can also bring stress. We all know that prolonged and chronic stress can wreak havoc on your overall health and wellness, so it’s important to find healthy ways to manage it. One effective way to do so is to practice mindfulness.

Recipe: Super Stuffed Squash

Take advantage of the cornucopia of squash available in the fall with this delicious recipe that is high in fiber.

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

This is the 35th November that has passed since President Ronald Reagan designated it as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) recently announced plans to increase participation in Alzheimer’s clinical studies.

Forbes Magazine reported that the NIA has released the National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Research to help study sites engage a wider, more diverse number of volunteers for Alzheimer’s and dementia research.

Organize Your Health and Wellbeing Efforts. The Live Well Planner is designed to make living a healthy lifestyle easier. It features healthy recipes and various articles on exercise, diet, and overall wellness. I also provides space for organizing daily and weekly agendas, planning meals, or logging workouts.

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