Katz Health Tips, November 2017
1: Stay Active by Exercising at Home
During the time-strapped holiday season and cold winter months, it can be difficult to get to the gym. But, that doesn’t mean you need to neglect your fitness goals. There are many options to get quality exercise without leaving home. From stair stepping and dancing to trying the latest YouTube workout, home-based physical activity requires little planning and no driving. Get more tips for feeling your best during the holidays.
2: Get a Flu Shot
Even healthy people can get the flu and spread it to others. Protect yourself and those around you by getting an annual flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age or older be vaccinated annually against influenza. It takes up to two weeks to build immunity after a flu shot, so the sooner you get vaccinated the more likely you can avoid getting sick. Learn more preventive tips for health and wellness.
3: Load Up on Vegetables This Thanksgiving
While turkey is the main event at your Thanksgiving table, add these palate-pleasing superfoods to your menu. Sweet potatoes, green beans, Brussels sprouts and squash are the traditional options. Expand your culinary flair and turn up the nutritional value by offering a few unexpected options like beets, kale, celery root or parsnips. Read more