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Snacks for Student Athletes

by Lori Sciame June 14th, 2019
Children who participate in sports have special nutritional needs. From needing additional liquids, to requiring lots of protein to build muscles, active students should be mindful of what they eat and drink. Although all children should consume "good for them" foods, it is even more important for those that
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Healthy Foods?

by Lori Sciame June 7th, 2019
On a diet and wondering what to eat? Besides the obvious, raw carrots and celery, it can be confusing to find foods that are truly healthy. Why? Sometimes consumers can be fooled by descriptive labels on foods. For instance, just because something is called healthy, doesn't automatically make it that way. In addition, true portion sizes of healthy foods can be tricky to determine.  Remember, everything should be eaten in moderation! To learn more about foods that may not
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Men and High Blood Pressure

by Lori Sciame May 31st, 2019
Men, do you you lead a stressful life, one full of poor diet choices and lack of exercise?  If yes, you may be flirting with high blood pressure.  Most people understand that high blood pressure can hurt the human body through heart attack and stroke; therefore, reducing high blood pressure is a must.  Read on for some important information on how to lower your high blood pressure in order to become the healthy person you were meant to be.

Lower
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  • 5 Ways to Prevent Dry Skin

    by Louise May 24th, 2019
    A change of seasons can often be a trigger for dry skin problems. In the winter, the cold and dry weather is particularly harsh on skin; however, summer comes with its own set of problems. Indoors, changes in air conditioning and heating cause moisture changes in the air, which in turn affects skin. Outdoors, leaving unprotected skin under the sun will lead to sun burns and dry, peeling skin.
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  • Women’s Health 101

    by Jessica B. May 17th, 2019
    There are a few simple things a woman can do to make her feel better and stay healthy. They aren’t always easy to fit in with a busy schedule, but will pay off greatly in the future. They are also not as painful and difficult as you may imagine. Here are a few tips for a woman to stay healthy no matter what her age!

    1) Sleep! It is something
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  • Nutrition/Vitamins and Blood Pressure

    by Kimberly Hays May 10th, 2019
    Our observance of National High Blood Pressure Education Month sparks thought about what preventative measures to take to reduce the chance of our getting high blood pressure, as well as what we can do to reduce those high numbers if we have it. Sadly, 1 in 3 American’s have high blood pressure, and many are unaware that they have this issue. Make an appointment to have your doctor check
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.