They say laughter is the best medicine, and it just might be the truth! Laughing provides a number of health benefits that could reduce your need for more conventional treatments and medications.
The week of March 11 is Salt Awareness Week, and it may have you thinking about the amount of sodium that you consume each day. If your diet is heavy in pre-packaged and processed foods, you may be eating over 1,000 milligrams more salt than you should be each day. Do you know how much […]
It turns out that antibacterial soaps and body washes may not be effective at preventing the spread of germs. In fact, these products may be doing us more harm than good.
The holidays can be a time of frequent indulgences that may not be friendly for your waistline. If you are trying to prevent holiday weight gain this year, you can stay full and surprise your holiday guests by preparing these healthier options. Green bean salad Green bean casserole is a fixture on many holiday tables, […]
Cold and flu season is here, so you might get your home ready with some simple cold remedies that can relieve your symptoms and get you on the road to rapid recovery. Over-the-counter medication can provide some relief, but many people prefer holistic healing strategies to clear congestion and ease a sore throat. Here are […]
When it comes to flu prevention, many of us believe in old wives’ tales and health myths. What we believe to be flu prevention tactics may not prevent flu at all, and some of these ideas may actually be harmful to our health!
Influenza’s truly insidious nature has been revealed. Scientists have discovered that the virus is able to infect its host by first killing off the cells of the immune system that are actually best equipped to neutralize the virus.
Cookies are a heartwarming treat for the holiday season, but they can lead to seasonal weight gain if you overindulge. If you have a serious sweet tooth, you can still satisfy your cookie cravings without the guilt. Just use these tips for preparing healthier cookies. Substitute Part or All of The Butter Butter adds a […]
Currently 26 million Americans are diabetic and another 79 million have prediabetes, or elevated blood sugar levels. The lifestyle choices that you and your loved ones make can lower your risk for diabetes or diabetic complications.