City of Melrose HR sent this November Wellness Newsletter link along. Worth glancing over! With the Holiday Season approaching the times of joy and celebration can bring some stress and hectic moments in our lives. This is when it is most important that all of us practice self-preservation skills. The link below is a monthly… Read More
Mass in Motion Blog
For Parents…LetsMove.gov Keep fresh fruit in a bowl within your child’s reach to grab as a quick snack Take a walk with your family after dinner Plan a menu for the week. Get children involved in cooking and planning. Turn the TV off during meals and share some family time. Talk to the principal about organizing a school health team.
For Kids…LetsMove.gov Move every day Try new fruits and veggies Drink lots of water Do jumping jacks to break up TV time Help make dinner
There are a dizzying 13,600-plus health apps on the market today, and while we (Health.com) frankly don’t recommend checking out all of them, here are 4 new ones we think you’ll find really useful: Meal Snap: Take a picture of your food and this ingenious app tells you how many calories are in it. We… Read More
I’m guessing if you are like me, it seems like every time you turn around you have multiple loads of laundry to fold and sort. Where is that laundry robot? Oh, there’s no such thing. I had low energy come 8:3opm last night so I turned on the TV. Instead of just sitting there though, I decided to… Read More
It’s 6am on a rainy Tuesday. My 3 year old and 1 year old are up and ready for the day. Stretch and then it’s to the table to sit down and eat together for 10 minutes. Breakfast is a mix of whole grain cereals with 1% milk—protein, fiber and variety (I don’t fall for fads… Read More