Carol Alt
01 May
Prote(x)t Your Neck!...
By Carol Alt / Post / May 1, 2017
Texting on your phone can give undue stress on your cervical spine. Heads weigh 10 to 12 pounds, but when you bend forward to text, you put as much as 60 pounds of stress on your cervical spine. I always thought that simply because I was getting older I was SUPPOSED to feel more pain, … Read More
26 April
Salt...
By Carol Alt / Post / April 26, 2017
Salt is a controversial seasoning. When I was a kid, we weren’t allowed to use salt on our food. My father had high blood pressure and the fear was that if we used salt it could cause a heart attack. So I went through my childhood eating bland food– and then stealing salt on the … Read More
19 April
The Dean and the Idea...
By Carol Alt / Post / April 19, 2017
The longer I live, the more I realize that the statement “life imitates art” is true. While watching CBS News, I saw an interesting segment about Dean Ryan. Apparently Dean Ryan, the Dean of Harvard (and frankly, I can never mentioned the word Harvard without thinking of Dan Aykroyd in t...Read More
17 April
One Minute Workout...
By Carol Alt / Post / April 17, 2017
Kudos to Tony Greco. Kudos to A Healthy You on Fox News! This morning on CBS News they were doing the “9 Minute Workout.” This isn’t doing one thing for nine minutes, it’s doing nine things for one minute. It’s high intensity interval training, or “HIIT.” Tw...Read More
12 April
Laugh-In? I Say Laugh On!...
By Carol Alt / Post / April 12, 2017
I was in a meeting the other day and one of the group members asked me this an interesting question. He said “Carol, what would you say are the most important things that you do to keep healthy?” The meeting was going really well, and everybody was smiling and laughing and frankly, I fel...Read More
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