Healthy Living

What Works?

 July 17, 2019

We have a tendency to self treat when relief is needed, but before this is done you need to consult with your doctor or pharmacist before trying any home remedy.  Every drug or herb works differently so if you take prescription, over-the-counter meds, or go to the health food store, keep in mind that many […]

Some Carbs To Live Longer

 July 16, 2019

Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer for Live Science, gives some information that eating some carbs, but not too many, could help us live longer according to a new study.    We hear of high carbs and low carbs, but medium carbs is something new! A large study is suggesting that eating carbohydrates in moderation may be best […]

Converting White Fat to “Good” Brown Fat

 July 8, 2019

We have all heard about how important the good and bad fats are for our diet. For instance, some good fats are tree nuts, olive oil, coconut oil, avocados, etc. Some examples of bad fats are bacon, lard, margarine. This article is about two other types of fat. Brown fat helps to burn calories while […]

Odd Things That Raise Cancer Risk

 June 30, 2019

The normal things we hear regarding what raises the risk of cancer is not to smoke, slather on sunscreen along with others, such as skipping red meat, getting vaccinated against HPV and steering clear of air pollution if possible.  There are others that can raise the risk as well but get a lot less attention. […]

7 Healthy Snacks for Workday Survival

 June 28, 2019

Do you sometimes feel sluggish, heavy-eyed, and unproductive halfway through the workday? — We’ve all been there. Sorry, boss. Thankfully, there’s a delicious way to raise your prolific spirits. According to nutrition experts, eating healthy snacks during the workday can help energize your body, as well as provide added health benefits. Here are seven healthy […]

Just Keep Swimming, Says Health Experts

 June 24, 2019

Swimming is among the most popular sports in the world. Whether you swim to compete, to have fun, or both — this low-impact activity has several physical and mental health benefits. What is Competitive Swimming? People who are passionate about swimming often take it to a competitive level. This activity provides the health benefits of […]

Exercise As Helpful As BP Meds?

 June 21, 2019

How long has it been since you did your jumping jacks or sit ups? What about just a nice stroll around the block? HealthDay Reporter, Robert Preidt, shares information on the benefits of exercise that is as helpful as blood pressure meds.  Hitting that gym may be very helpful in lowering your blood pressure numbers, […]

Do You Wear Your Shoes Indoors?

 June 20, 2019

Emma Bryce, a Live Science Contributor recently investigated whether you should or should not take your shoes off while indoors.  Do you or should you ask your visitors to remove their shoes when they enter your home?  This could make you look like a fussy host, but what about all the disease-causing bacteria that can […]

Benefits of Music

 June 10, 2019

The Pfizer Medical Team published an article listing the 10 health benefits of music.  We have all had that special song that brings back a certain memory or seems to make you feel happy or calm.  We are born with the ability to tell the difference between music and noise.  The brain has different pathways […]

Our Breath of Life

 June 5, 2019

I had to get up this morning and go get the oil changed in the car. Not always my most favorite thing to do but notice I said I had to. My father always taught us kids that was one of the most important things about owning a car. Keep the oil changed and the […]