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The Healthiest Takeout Options Based On Cuisine?
We all love eating out or ordering GrubHub, Uber Eats and Door Dash for food delivery! With dine-in still closed in and around Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and across Orange County, we’ve upped our intake of to-go cuisine. Although takeout is convenient, it isn’t necessarily the healthiest option. However, how you order could save your… Read more »
COVID-19: Should I Wear Two Masks?
Even though people are continually listening to the guidelines set forth by CDC and taking precautions, there still are questions regarding some of the do’s and don’ts when it comes to COVID-19. One question that has been commonly asked recently is whether we should be double masking or not. We share information from both the… Read more »
5 Fitness Trends in 2021
Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, many people are switching up their workout routine and adapting to this new normal. To help keep you informed, we wanted to share some top trends we see in this upcoming year. 1. Home Gyms Because the gyms have been closed for most of the pandemic, many people are… Read more »
8 Good Habits To Try This Year
Whether you’ve set resolutions for the New Year or are simply looking for new ways to improve your health and daily habits, it is important to consistently make an effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle. To help you get started, here are eight healthy habits that you should consider. 1. Set a Certain Time To… Read more »
Healthy Eating in 2021
Just because it isn’t January 1st doesn’t mean you can’t start healthy habits. The year is just beginning, and everyone is on different timelines. If you are looking for ways to eat better this year, we have some suggestions to help you get started. 1. Eat Protein With Every Meal Studies show that eating protein… Read more »
Eliminate the Unhealthy in the New Year
Now that the holidays are past us, you may be working on getting organized for the New Year. Before you get started, here are some items that you should consider tossing first. 1. Old Medicine Most people take prescriptions responsibly. They take what the doctor ordered, and sometimes there are pills left over. Saving medications… Read more »
COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know
As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in Orange County, it is good to be informed on some basic facts regarding the COVID-19 vaccine based on what we know from the CDC. 1. Two Doses of the Vaccine are Required If you or someone you know is getting the vaccine, depending on which one you… Read more »
10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2021
2020 is coming to a close. Have you thought about your resolutions for 2021? As you know, this year helped shed some light on how important your health is. This upcoming year, take care of yourself by implementing healthier habits. We share some ideas to get you started. 1. Cook Something New Each Week If… Read more »
Holiday Gatherings: 6 Precautions You Should Take If Hosting
Christmas is near; how are you planning on spreading cheer? Do you plan on gathering together virtually or in person? If you do choose to get together with your loved ones in person, it is important to encourage your guests to take extra precautions before, during, and after their visit. 1. Encourage Guests to Get… Read more »
How to Handle and Avoid the Holiday Stress
‘Tis the season for holiday shopping and spending time with loved ones… whether it’s in person or over Zoom. Whatever you decide, stay safe, folks! The holidays can be a stressful time. We don’t want to see you run down during these happy times. Here’s how to maintain mental and physical health as you are… Read more »