Foundations for Life is the staff blog of the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation. Follow along as members of our team discuss all things health and wellness as it relates to their day-to-day lives! They’ll talk healthy living, personal experiences, family life, exercise, nutrition and so much more, providing fresh perspectives and a wide array of topics for your reading pleasure each week. Share, comment and join the conversation!
Getting Your Vital Nutrients: Potassium
The most commonly known facts about potassium are (1) that it’s important for our diets and (2) that bananas are a great source of it. But do you know how potassium helps your body? Or what a potassium deficiency can cause?
Time to Get Outside. Here’s Why.
How are you going to take advantage of the great outdoors this season? Both the American Heart Association and Health.gov recommend adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity per week. And with warmer weather approaching, now is the perfect time to reintegrate yourself into nature around Pottstown.
Cozy Up with this Healthy Tomato Soup Recipe
Tomato soup for two? Not only do tomatoes contain tons of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, but this tomato soup is a fairly simple recipe—great for a cozy night in during the cold February chill.
Do you know when you are most likely to have a heart attack? Do you know what puts you at risk for having a heart attack or dying of coronary artery disease? Learn more.