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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...
by Concierge medicine is known by many names, including direct primary care, private practice, boutique medicine, and retainer-based medicine. One of the fastest growing trends in medicine, the concierge medical model takes the business of medicine away from the assembly-line practice and brings medical care back to a personal relationship between doctor and patient - for a fee. Concierge medicine has...
by We live in a world of perpetual rushing, trying to get everything done, right now. It’s impossible to run all the time, and we always feel like we’re behind. Let’s relax and generate joy through G. R. A. C. E.Gratitude: Don’t waste time ruminating over what you don’t have. Rejoice in what you do have. Put that time to better use, finding better ways to use your resources, get what you really need,...
by Now that summer is approaching, it's time to start gathering your summer essentials. Regardless of whether you're a hiker or a beach goer, some items should be on everyone's list. Sun Protection: Natural Sunscreen vs. Traditional Varieties You have probably heard to look for products with an SPF of 30 or above. The majority of sunscreens with high SPF are fairly expensive. It's understandable that...
by Don't worry. Be happy. It's a sentiment you hear all the time in songs and on talk shows, but it turns out that Oprah, Dr. Phil and Bobby McFerrin may have really been onto something! Positive attitudes can actually physically affect your health for the better, and negative ones can wreck havoc on everything from your intestines to your chromosomes. Take a look at how emotion is linked to wellness...