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Amputee Life Blog — Healthy Eating & Living

Adult Amputees Don’t Get the Recommended Weekly Exercise Amount—Study

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

A new study sheds light on the less-discussed topic of exercise rates in the amputee population. It looked into the lifestyles of 200 adults with an amputation. It found that less than one-third of the patients meet the recommended weekly exercise amount of 150 minutes or approximately 21 minutes per day. 

According to a study, adult amputees don't get enough exercise.

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What You Need to Know About Stress

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Stress is a word that gets thrown around a lot these days. But what is stress? How does it affect your health? Is stress really that bad? In this article, we discuss everything that you need to know about stress, and how to deal with it.

Stress management is essential to maintain good health.

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Food as Medicine: Diet Tips to Manage Diabetes

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

The food we eat affects how we feel on a daily basis. It can also help prevent and manage specific diseases, such as diabetes. However, making the transition from a relatively carefree eating plan to a strictly tailored one can be understandably daunting.

Manage diabetes through proper diet and meal planning.

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How to Make Positivity Work for You

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Our minds are always abuzz with activity. On the subconscious level, our minds are always thinking of something. However, the problem doesn’t lie in our brains’ inability to quiet down. Instead, the problem lies in the type of thoughts we’re thinking. 

A man practices gratitude by writing down things he is grateful for.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Well-Being

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

You don’t have to resign yourself to living an exhausting life. There are ways to make your days more manageable. Start by developing small yet impactful habits and mindsets such as the five tips we’ve outlined in this article.

Improve your mental well-being through yoga, journaling, practicing gratitude, and connecting with family and friends.

 

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