Foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, increases in the summer months when the weather is warmer, because people have more picnics, barbecues and camping trips where there isn’t adequate refrigeration. Additionally, warmer weather and humidity enable bacteria to grow faster. Following a few simple rules should help you protect your family…Read More
The cinnamon you put in your French toast or sprinkle in your beverage at your favorite coffee shop is not only a popular spice, it was once considered as valuable as a precious metal and has medicinal properties dating back to early civilizations.Read More
Are you at risk for the leading cause of death? I know I am! In fact, we’re all at risk, but we can do something about it – right now.
If not you, someone you love will be affected by one or more of the leading causes of death in our nation soon. The #1 killer is heart disease, which is preventable, even if you already have risk factors, followed by cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, accidents and diabetes which are also preventable by taking some action. Protect yourself and the people you love right now by taking some action.
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By making a few changes to be more active, eliminate stress, and eat healthier, we can work at reducing the 3 biggest risk factors for heart disease which are obesity, hypertension, and high cholesterol and give ourselves the chance to live longer, healthier, more active lives.Read More
Diabetes is a growing problem worldwide, so researchers continue to look for lifestyle behaviors that can be changed in order to prevent or reverse this trend. More and more, experts are devoting attention to the Mediterranean diet. Since the 1960’s it has been noted that people living in the Mediterranean have had food habits which can clearly be linked to good health because they consume a variety of fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, grains, and olive oil with minimal amounts of animal products.Read More
Summer officially begins June 21st, which means more time outdoors, more travel, and more safety issues to be aware of. As with anything kids do, there are dangers, but think about some of the risks involved in activities that are new to your kids or that they haven’t done for a while. This is a good time to prepare them and you for summer’s fun and dangers and make sure your kids have all the right equipment, stay in touch and know what to do in case of an emergency.Read More
Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy warmer weather with your pets, but don’t forget their fragile systems are at greater risk during extreme temperatures and in the presence of outdoor elements. These tips should help you and your pets keep your cool during the warm summer months…Read More