March 2023

Mouse Shoulder: What Is It? 

By |2023-03-01T11:06:04-06:00March 20th, 2023|Daily Living, External Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

Do you spend long hours glued to your computer mouse? Have you ever started to feel discomfort around your shoulder, neck, or upper back? Watch out for Mouse Shoulder! It's a sneaky condition that is typically a result of prolonged mouse use. But don't worry, even if you can’t easily cut down on the time [...]

How To Get Your Picky Eater To Eat Vegetables—1 Word: Brownies! 

By |2023-03-01T11:03:46-06:00March 13th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 93% of children don’t eat enough vegetables. Veggies may get a bad rap among children, but eating a healthy array of vegetables will provide kids with energy, vitamins, anti-oxidants, fiber, water, and help protect against chronic diseases later in life. So how can [...]

LICE-nse to Kill: How to Get Rid of Lice

By |2023-03-01T10:30:15-06:00March 7th, 2023|Children & Youth, External Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

Ah, the dreaded lice! These pesky little critters can wreak havoc on your scalp and your sanity. Don't worry, though—you're not alone. Head lice are a common problem that affects kids and grown-ups alike.  These tiny insects live on the scalp and feed on blood, causing itching, irritation, and discomfort. Fortunately, there are steps you [...]

7 Fun Activities for Kids That Promote Health

By |2023-03-01T10:28:57-06:00March 1st, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, External Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

As a parent or caregiver, you want to ensure that your children are healthy and happy. One way to achieve this is by encouraging your kids to engage in fun activities that promote their physical and mental well-being.  Here are seven ideas for fun activities that kids will enjoy and that will also promote good [...]

January 2023

4 Effortless Home Remedies for Research-Backed Relief

By |2023-01-04T11:38:24-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Long before modern medicine existed, which is to say for the vast majority of human history, people have turned to what we now call “home remedies” for relief. Some home remedies, like chicken soup, have been used across many cultures because they work, and modern science is only recently starting to piece together a picture [...]

The Top 5 Hacks for Combatting Eye Strain 

By |2023-02-26T17:01:21-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

As more and more of our lives unfold on electronic devices, maintaining a healthy lifestyle increasingly means understanding how the digital age affects the body. Eye strain, formally known as asthenopia, is a case in point.  Working on a computer all day or staring for hours at a smartphone screen can be harder on your [...]

Finding Dye-Free Snacks: Easy Ways to Go Dye-Free in 2023

By |2023-02-26T17:03:52-06:00January 17th, 2023|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

More and more families are opting for dye-free snacks and foods, and for good reason. Synthetic dyes contain a number of ingredients you might not want to eat if you knew they were in your food — unless you happen to prefer bugs in your cranberry juice and petroleum in your breakfast cereal. It’s the [...]

5 Incredible Ways Cold Showers Can Improve Your Quality of Life

By |2023-02-26T16:31:57-06:00January 16th, 2023|Wellness & Nutrition|

Taking a Two-Minute Cold Shower Can Significantly Improve Your Day Taking a cold shower a few times a week might sound like an intense habit to take up, but if you want to noticeably improve how you feel day to day, it’s one of the simplest and least time-consuming ways to do it.  Spending just [...]

Three Amazing Health Benefits of Apricots and Apples 

By |2023-01-12T11:41:48-06:00January 9th, 2023|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

A Tribute to Two Ancient Fruits With Huge Health Benefits January is Apple and Apricot Month, and what better way to kick off the year than with a tribute to two fruits with ancient roots. Apples and apricots have served humanity through the ages. Apples originated in Kazakhstan, whose capital, Alma Ata, means “full of [...]

December 2022

The Top Three Health Benefits of Zinc 

By |2023-02-26T16:41:16-06:00December 27th, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

How And Why To Make Sure Your Diet Contains Zinc Keeping an eye on your zinc intake is one of those small adjustments that can make a big difference in your health and how you feel day to day, especially if you are in an at-risk category for zinc deficiency. The most common trace mineral [...]