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11 Gifts for Good Health

Gifts for Good Health

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Promoting Wellness Year-round

From new parents to your parents, give the gift of health and wellness this year. These finds will cover everyone from a fitness fanatic to a tech-savvy teen. (And you just might want to pick up something for yourself, too.)

  1. Yoga classes

    Give the gift of om. Regular yoga practice has been shown to reduce stress, improve cardiovascular and circulatory health, and even help with back pain.  Gifts for Good Health

  2. Headphones

    Could your teen’s headphones be causing hearing loss? Opt for a brand that offers protection.Gifts for Good Health

  3. Smart Watch

    Whether tracking heart rate or watching for falls, an extra set of eyes on their health could be as close as their wrist. Find the best apps for tracking health here.Gifts for Good Health

  4. Massage

    In addition to relieving stress, massage therapy can improve cardiovascular health, sleep and depression.Gifts for Good Health

  5. Running shoes

    Get the shoe that fits — literally. To prevent injury, athletic and running shoes should match up with the wearer’s habits and activities. A specialist can determine unique needs based on gait and what part of the foot strikes when running.                             Gifts for Good Health

  6. Essential oils

    Help them stop and smell the roses… or lavender and lemongrass. Aromatherapy is thought to reduce anxiety by impacting the limbic system in the brain.   Gifts for Good Health

  7. Journal

    Research has shown that the benefits of journaling include increased happiness. Expressing oneself can also help your loved one manage anxiety, reduce stress and cope with depression.     Gifts for Good Health

  8. Personal training session

    Hands-on assistance can help teach proper technique when starting a new workout routine and help your loved one avoid injury. Experienced athletes also reap the benefits by taking their workout to the next level.        Gifts for Good Health

  9. Kitchen gadgets

    Foodies, rejoice. These nutritionist-approved gadgets include spiralizers, a compact blender for on-the-go smoothies and a pressure cooker.     Gifts for Good Health

  10. Fresh meals

    From new parents to the elderly, many people on your list would appreciate the gift of fresh, home-delivered meals. Many services can accommodate special diets, from vegetarian to lactose-free.     Gifts for Good Health

  11. Indoor security camera
  12. Caregivers can breathe a sigh of relief with state-of-the-art indoor security cameras. Be the first to know if a loved one has gotten out of bed or requires assistance to prevent falls.     Gifts for Good Health


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