• By Laurel J. Kelly

Housecall: Cold weather fitness

December 5, 2016

a smiling, warmly dressed couple snowshoeing along a river, with a city skyline in the background

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Winter fitness: Safety tips for exercising outdoors
Chilly temperatures don't have to put your fitness routine on hold. Stay safe and warm with these cold weather exercise tips.

Thermometers: Understand the options
Prepare for cold and flu season by arming yourself with a thermometer. Understand the different types of thermometers and how to pick the right thermometer for you.

EXPERT ANSWERS
Can uveitis be cured?
Uveitis, a type of eye swelling, sometimes responds to treatment, but the condition can come back. Here's what you need to know.

Warm-mist versus cool-mist humidifiers: Which is better for a cold?
When you have a cold, adding moisture to the air may help ease congestion and coughing. Learn how types of humidifiers differ.

PLUS ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Fecal incontinence: Lifestyle and home remedies
Memory loss: 7 tips to improve your memory
Iron deficiency anemia: An overview
Soup recipes for every season

HEALTHY RECIPES
Beef stew with fennel and shallots
Chili
Clam chowder
Pumpkin soup

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Healthy eating: Don't forget fiber
Whether you're just starting a nutritious diet or you've been eating healthy for years, sticking to the plan can be challenging. To make sure you're getting enough fiber, experiment with new foods and combinations. Add wheat bran to your morning yogurt or smoothie. Add chickpeas or black beans to your favorite soups or salads. Or make nachos with refried black beans, lots of fresh veggies, whole-wheat tortilla chips and salsa.

Need practical advice on diet and exercise? Want creative solutions for stress and other lifestyle issues? Discover more healthy lifestyle topics at mayoclinic.org.

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Nutrition-wise: Healthy gift ideas for the holidays
Knowing what presents to buy for family, friends and coworkers may leave you stumped. Get inspired with these fun and healthy suggestions.

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