Managing Chronic Diseases: Lifestyle Choices Matter

Certain individuals are blessed--we say this colloquially in reference to complicated genetic dispositions--with a clean bill of health and rarely need to see their doctor. Other people seem to always be sick or are afflicted with a chronic disease that has a profound effect on how they live. However, while it’s seemingly impossible to control the nature side of who we are, the nurture side is completely within our control. While the food pyramid of old has come and gone, there still are resources for people to use regarding establishing a healthy diet. The USDA created a website to help guide individuals and families on their respective journeys to a healthier lifestyle. Myriad health resources exist, and it’s difficult to … Continue reading Managing Chronic Diseases: Lifestyle Choices Matter