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!
How to Explain Food Safety to Your Child
Did you know September is National Food Safety Education Month? Food safety is an issue that affects us all, regardless of age, and it encompasses a lot more than the ill-advised “three-second rule” after food hits the floor.
Healthy Aging Month: Run (a little) for a longer life.
While running isn’t the only way to keep your heart healthy, for weekend warriors and moderate everyday athletes, it is one of the most accessible. To reap the cardiovascular benefits of running, all you need is an inexpensive pair of quality running shoes and a track, trail or treadmill.
Soda IS a four-letter word
Did you know that sugar-sweetened beverages account for 46 percent of Americans’ sugar consumption and are the leading driver of obesity and overweight in the US?