Preventative health is key to avoiding chronic disease
As we head into a new year, focusing on preventative health will be your most important tool to stay healthy. While some aspects of our health are predetermined by our genetics, there is a significant amount that we have control over through our lifestyle and daily health decisions. There are also a variety of indicators you can use to determine how healthy you are, or what your risk of chronic disease may be. This month, let’s discuss four key indicators — resistance exercise, inflammatory markers, the importance of Vitamin D, and controlling your stress levels — that will help you start the new year off right.