Posts Tagged ‘ cholesterol ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: Fearmongering

It was a Tuesday night. I was sprawled on the couch, watching the clock, having the grand debate with myself about how early is too early to go to bed. I’d eaten much too much at dinner and was feeling sort of gross. I was also sore from an intense session with the trainer. I […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Walking in the Sand

Does it matter where you walk? It might. Walking on sand can improve your fitness. In 2009 results published in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, two groups of women aged 60+ were followed for an eight-week study. Half of the women walked on a hard surface, while half walked in soft sand. While […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Tests and Screenings: 60s and Beyond

Routine checks in your 60s and beyond will help you to live a healthy, active life for years to come. Here are some of the key tests, screenings and immunizations that you’ll need in your 60s. Both Men and Women Annual Checkup: Yes, you really do have to go to the doctor once a year […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Tests and Screenings: 50s

Thought you could skate through the health maintenance checklists like you did in your 20s, didn’t you? This is the decade where caring for your health becomes critical. Here are some of the key tests, screenings and immunizations that you’ll need in your 50s. Both Men and Women Annual Checkup: Yes, you really do have […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Tests and Screenings: 40s

In your 40s? This is the decade where you can correct the health mistakes of your past to get your body ready for the coming decades. Here are some of the key tests, screenings and immunizations that you’ll need in your 40s. Both Men and Women Blood Pressure: Have your blood pressure checked every two […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Tests and Screenings: 20s and 30s

For the sake of health maintenance and long-term disease prevention, we all know that we need to visit our doctor regularly. Here are some of the key tests, screenings and immunizations that you’ll need in your 20s and 30s. Both Men and Women Blood Pressure: Have your blood pressure checked every two years. Healthy blood […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Being Heart Aware

We all know that one day we’ll eventually lose a parent. I didn’t expect to see my mother go at 55, but neither was she prepared to say goodbye to her mother at 88. You’re never really prepared to lose that buffer between you and the end. I took the sensible precautions after my mother […] Read More