Exfoliation 101: Why It’s Important for Glowing Skin

700x700-FB-tempate_ExfoliationExfoliation is an important skin care step that helps our skin look and feel amazing. It is such a simple task, maybe too simple, that people often forget to do it.

Exfoliation allows us to remove the dead skin that …

Staying On Course: Tips for Golfing with Joint Pain

Staying on CourseProfessional golfer Phil Mickelson was preparing to compete in the 2010 U.S. Open when, unexpectedly, his joints started to ache.

When the tests came back, Mickelson learned he had psoriatic arthritis. Genetics, the environment, viruses and the body’s immune system …

2 Hours + 5 Recipes = Freezer Full of Altru Dietitian-Approved Meals

Collage - Freezer Friendly MealsI love food. If I had extra time in my day, I would probably spend it cooking for my growing family. However, as a full-time working mom, some days it’s a challenge to get a healthy supper on the table …

Lifestyle Tips for Coping with Psoriasis

PsoriasisPsoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes thick, red, scaly patches on the skin. One third of people with psoriasis have a family history of it. Over three percent of the population develops psoriasis, and up to 11 percent of …

3 Nutrition Trends: Mythbusting with Altru Dietitians [2.0]

MythbustingNew nutrition trends pop up online and in health magazines all the time. With so much advice floating around, it’s easy to get confused about the right foods to eat. We went straight to the experts—Altru’s dietitians—and asked them to …

Antioxidants 101: Your Heart’s Favorite Foods

Eat For Your HeartIn America, it seems the food industry tries to get us to eat in a way our heart doesn’t like. But there are plenty of people (myself included) who find a heart-healthy diet delicious and satisfying!

Switching out saturated and …

Heart Disease: What Is and Isn’t in Your Control

heart-disease-in-control-tipsBeating an average of 115,200 beats per day, hearts provide the lifeblood of oxygen and nutrients to keep our bodies alive and well. A lot goes on in those four little chambers.

Dr. Rabeea Aboufakher, section chief of cardiology …

Get Moving and Stay Moving with an Activity Tracker

Benefits Activity TrackerIt’s that time of year again. Time to recommit to living a healthier lifestyle. What’s your goal for 2015? Eat more fruits and vegetables? Drink more water? Spend at least 15 minutes a day relaxing? Exercise more?

Making fitness or …

Driving Distracted: Hands Free is Not Risk Free

Distracted DrivingDo you talk on your phone while driving? Safety experts agree that cell phone use is a dangerous distraction. Distractions now join alcohol and speeding as leading factors in fatal and serious injury traffic crashes.

By multitasking, you may think …