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by Can an app actually save your life? There was an amazing story recently about an infant’s life that was saved because someone nearby with CPR training was notified through an app alert system and was able to assist with the medical emergency before the paramedics arrived. This is one of many examples of how the technology in smartphones is improving our lives through prevention, well-being support,...
by I have noticed that more and more businesses keep a small bowl of candy in reception areas and on countertops. They are practically becoming part of the décor. The other day, while waiting for my hairstylist, a woman marched over to the obligatory bowl of candy, snatched up a fistful of candy and announced, “I need some sugar!” She was not a diabetic in distress; she was not faint from not eating....
by Although there are many approaches toward battling depression, there is no question that a healthy diet should be part of an overall depression-fighting treatment plan. The nutrients in food support wellness, growth and the body’s ability to repair itself. Deficiency in fat, protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins can cause our bodies to not work at full capacity and can also adversely affect...
by The same old protein shake doesn't cut it in comparison to this easy, functional and exotic smoothie you can make in minutes. Instead of blending a simple protein shake or smoothie, try throwing in several extra hours of energy from healthiest possible real food ingredients. Your energizing smoothie can contain powerful superfoods including raw hemp seeds, chia seeds, maca and avocado which are loaded...
by How do you feel when you wake up in the morning? If you are like most people, probably groggy and ready to climb right back into bed. Don’t hit the snooze button just yet. There are a few simple tricks to feeling refreshed and ready to tackle your day.Taking Advantage of the Power HourGo to bed an hour earlier and give yourself an hour each day to wake up before you leave the house. That may sound...
by It's back to school time ...and the challenge of packing healthy lunches is here again. How can you be sure that you are packing your kid's lunch box with foods that are both delicious AND nutritious? These days, food companies can be downright deceitful with misleading and seductive marketing. How do you know you're not just feeding your kids sugar, GMOs and chemicals dressed up in "natural" packaging?...
by The USDA’s Food Pyramid recommends that Americans eat a whopping six to 11 servings of grains—including cereal, pasta, bread and rice—each day, according to the World’s Healthiest Foods. The Pyramid basically suggests that the bulk of our diet comes from this controversial group of foods. Yes, grains are ripe with controversy, even with—and perhaps because of—the endorsement of the USDA. Everyone from...
by Are foods making you sick? Many people have suffered for years from conditions related to food and do not know it. You may know of someone who has struggle to find answers for years. These good people seek treatment to relieve their pain, discomfort, and change their appearance or weight so they can live a normal life. They continually complain to family and friends of their problem looking for support...
by Workplace Wellness programs have the proven ability to lower healthcare costs, reduce disability claims and lower absenteeism dramatically. Workplace Wellness programs do far more than just “pay for themselves,” they also generate big savings to the bottom line. Small business should be aware that it has been proven that these programs have a dynamic effect on the bottom line, regardless of the company’s...
by Approaching 43 years of age and still putting in 12+ hours a day on the computer, I wanted to know if computer glasses would help reduce my eye strain and eye fatigue making the long days a little easier. My chief complaint was predominantly eye strain from the monitor glare. When I turn the monitor’s brightness down to where the glare isn’t bothersome, I can work longer, but the vividness of the...