A happier, healthier You

A happier, healthier You

Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

When it comes to health goals, many of us automatically think of weight loss, or going vegan and gluten free. But what about focusing on longevity as the ultimate end goal? Certain places, like Eastern Asia, have embedded the value of longevity into their cultures for centuries. And it’s not surprising that there are some […]

12 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

We could all use a little extra support right now, so we’re devoting this post to our amazing immune systems and all they do for us. Yes, adapting to our new normal means practicing good hygiene and social distancing, but it also means doing things to keep ourselves and our loved ones healthy (and happy).  Here […]

Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! You may have seen the true blue diabetes awareness ribbons popping up online and in person, and that means it’s the start of November diabetes awareness month. At YesHealth, we believe it’s important to bring the necessary information, diabetes education, and diabetes advocacy for the millions of people at risk […]

Why We Should All Drink More Water

We all know we can’t survive without water. (Duh.) But did you know that water can help with weight loss too? (We’ve got your attention now, right?) It’s easy to mistake thirst for hunger, which is why staying in tune with our body’s need for water is super important when we’re trying to shed extra pounds. […]

Diabetes and Dental Health: 12 Ways to Protect Your Smile

Did you know that there’s a very strong link between diabetes and gum disease? Diabetes affects many parts of the body, including the mouth and teeth. High blood sugar levels can create an environment in the mouth where bacteria and fungus can grow rampant and potentially affect the whole body if left untreated. It’s super important that everyone–and especially people with […]

Does Diabetes Affect Women Differently?

When it comes to diabetes, women tend to have it worse than men. (Just more proof life isn’t fair.) More than 13 million women 20 years of age and older (about one in 10) currently have diabetes. And while diabetes affects women and men in almost equal numbers, it affects women in ways that are different from men. Even though […]

Clean Up Your Sleep Habits for Better Zzzs

Sleep was so simple when we were kids. Remember? Falling into a deep slumber was as easy as flipping a switch. But as adults, lots of things can get in the way of feeling well-rested. A good night’s sleep has been linked to better overall health, including a more robust immune system, clearer thinking and decision-making, faster recall and learning, […]