The unusually cold, unpredictable winter weather has made this year’s cold and flu season more severe than previous years. People young and old are not only getting sick, but they are staying ill. The viruses this year are hitting people hard and lasting longer, making it difficult to carry out daily activities. The flu can […]
The holidays are a busy time. December is a time of celebrations, parties, treats, and eating, lots of extra eating. Chocolates, desserts, appetizers, and rich foods become part of the dietary norm. But while most of us enjoy the extra treats, the weight gain that follows is not well received. On average, people gain between […]
Protein is essential for good health. Not only does it help your nails, teeth and hair, but it is also a mandatory building block for your muscles, bones, cartilage, skin and blood. The nutrients in this vital food group repairs the tissues in your body while aiding in the production of much needed enzymes, hormones, […]
Summer is a popular time for refreshing treats and cool desserts. Ice cap drinks, iced cream, sno cones, and other rich tasting, sweet morsels are highly popular on a hot summer day. But these delectable are often loaded with sugar and other chemicals that are harmful to your health.
Now that summer is here, people are enjoying one of their favorite activities: camping. During this time of year, families, individuals, and groups grab their gear and head to different campgrounds where they can enjoy becoming one with nature.
Now that the warmer weather is here, many people have started planting their own vegetable gardens. Home gardening has become a more popular and healthier alternative for getting fruits and vegetables. Not only is it more cost effective, but growing your own organic, chemical-free produce is healthier and tastier. If you have decided to create […]
The Memorial Day long weekend is coming up which means there will be lots of gatherings, celebrations, and festivals. With camping season officially starting, many people will be spending this long weekend setting up tents or campers in different parks throughout the country. If you are planning to go camping this weekend, here are some […]
Now that spring is here, many people are soaking up the much-anticipated warm weather and the sunshine. While it’s nice to spend time outdoors, for those who suffer from spring allergies, springtime is another season to be stuck inside the house despite the milder temperatures. This time of year is a difficult season for people […]
While it might be the beginning of March, we’re not out of the woods yet with the flu and cold season. As the weather continues to fluctuate, the risk of getting sick is still very high. Work, schools, home and other settings where people meet continue to increase our risk of exposure to nasty, contagious […]
With Valentine’s Day only a week away, many people are busy making restaurant reservations, buying chocolates, and ordering flowers. These traditional celebrations are classic favorites, but if you want to do something more extraordinary, here are seven ideas that are not only fun but healthy too. February 14th does not have to be about high sugar foods and fancy restaurant meals; there are […]