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Jessica Migala

Jessica Migala is a health and fitness writer. Her work has appeared in more than 40 outlets. She focuses on a variety of topics such as diabetes prevention, vision care, nutrition, skincare, sleep health, pregnancy and post-partum care, among others. A graduate of Syracuse University, Jessica now lives in the Chicago suburbs with her two young sons, rescue beagle, and husband.

Coffee, chocolate and other "bad" foods can all have a place in your diet.
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Make these simple lifestyle tweaks to minimize blood sugar swings and control your sugar levels.
Overcome your urge for sweet treats, no matter how tempting the eye candy (or real candy!).
Jumping on treatment quickly can prevent a migraine from setting in. Here are your options.
From stress to sleep and forgetting about certain foods in your diet, here's why your blood-pressure numbers may be on the rise.
Keep your heart, bones and muscles strong—and have fun doing it.
Despite your good intentions, you may be eating or drinking in a way that actually harms your ticker. Here's how to turn those habits around to protect your heart in the long run.
These centenarians have great—and funny—advice to make your older years as healthy as possible. Plus, we looked at the research and Blue Zones to help you live your best and longest life.
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When you're busy, grab one of these satisfying and delicious foods that make meals easy and effortless. (With a whole lot less clean up.)
If you have diabetes, staying active is one of the most powerful ways to manage your blood sugar. Here are the best ways to get moving.
Watch what you eat—and when—and snooze well tonight.
We asked a medium to interpret what's going on underneath the surface—and she had some surprising things to say.
Get in the groove—and meet a whole new fit you by throwing these workout "rules" to the side.
Hormones may be to blame for those crippling migraines you're experiencing. We talked to a headache specialist about how to identify whether your migraines are related to hormones, plus actions to take to prevent—or at least lessen the severity of—them.
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This guide will help you get ready to try out the trails near you.
Set a bedtime alarm, cue up a yummy scent and put away your phone.
Get up, get moving—and be safe.
Having a team of people to help you manage your diabetes is key to success and stressing less.
These healthy foods can help prevent prediabetes.
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If you needed four more reasons to take advantage of sunny days, we have you covered.
Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fortunately, about 80% of them are preventable. Here are smart places to start.
Learn about the health benefits of pitaya (aka dragon fruit) and get delicious ideas for how to eat dragon fruit.