Sponsored: Protect Yourself and Others from Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
We typically acclimate to warmer temperatures and humidity by adjusting our exercise habits to cooler times of the day and drinking more fluid.
Sponsored: What Does “Shop Local” Mean?
Did you know that there’s no real definition of the word “local” when it comes to food? The USDA (US Department of Agriculture) notes that, “There is no pre-determined distance to define what consumers consider “local,” but a set number of miles from a center point or state/local boundaries is often used.”
Sponsored: Kicking the sugar habit
Q: I am working on having balanced meals and improving my health, but I have a real “sweet tooth” that I need to tame. Any suggestions?
Sponsored: Low-sodium cooking ideas
Q: My doctor has advised me to cut down on my sodium and added salt to see if that helps my blood pressure. Do you have some suggestions for cooking and where I could find recipe ideas?
Sponsored: Diet for celiac disease
Q: I’ve just found out that I’ve gotten celiac disease and am a bit overwhelmed. Where do I start as far as what to eat?
Sponsored: Heart-healthy meals
Q: My husband has recently had bypass surgery and I want to learn more about preparing heart healthy meals. Do you have some resources you’d recommend?
Sponsored: What To Do If You Can’t Find Infant Formula
Starting in 2020 we saw some shortages of infant formula. In late February of 2022, Abbott Nutrition products were part of a voluntary recall and then one of their manufacturing facilities was closed due to a suspected bacterial contamination – suddenly the situation escalated.
Sponsored: Why Weight Loss is more than a Quick Fix
This time of year we’re often bombarded with weight loss diets and supplements that promise that we can be “beach ready” in just a matter of a few weeks. Perhaps you just want to lose weight to feel better, reduce blood sugar or blood pressure or improve your mobilith – here are a few things to remember:
Sponsored: Healthy lunch ideas
Q: I need some ideas for easy and healthy lunches I can easily pack up for myself to make at work or take to work.
Sponsored: The Dirty Tricks of the “Dirty Dozen”
Just as those first flowers appear in the Spring, so does the annual “Dirty Dozen” list — and this year is no exception.