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You have to eat-so make it something healthy!

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We are constantly bombarded with information about which foods are bad for us. It makes you wonder what foods that we should be eating every day, and which of the foods that you normally eat are a good idea for continued health. Some food items that we love can be switched out with healthy alternatives. Switching to whole grains and taking sugar out of meals is a healthy switch.   Breakfast: If your kids eat frozen packaged waffles every day, will they like the whole grain alternative? If Read more [...] Posted in Employee Health Insurance |

Most compelling reasons to avoid the typical American Diet

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What exactly is the average American diet? While opinions on this do vary wildly, the fact is that we, as a nation, are getting fatter. According to studies done at UC Berkeley, around a third of daily calories come from junk food. Around 15 percent comes from fruits, veggies, and healthy proteins. Typical unhealthy American diet: Lots of red meat. White sugar. Processed foods. Fast, frozen, and prepackaged foods.   The biggest concerns from unhealthy eating:   Obesity There Read more [...] Posted in Diet and Nutrition | Tagged , , , , |

Keeping your family healthy-some simple ideas:

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Good health is probably the top goal that anyone has for their family. Taking certain steps in that direction can be a big part of health for life. Kids and snacks: Keep it simple and healthy. Kids need to eat quite frequently. Keeping some simple snacks on hand will keep parents from spending money on unhealthy fast food choices. Simple snacks for a day at the park: Cheese sticks or string cheese. Small freezable yogurt pops or smoothies. Sliced apples. Pre-packaged cheese and Read more [...] Posted in Affordable Insurance |

Signs of uncontrolled diabetes

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Nobody wants diabetes, and the thought of having it is tedious and scary. Uncontrolled diabetes is even scarier because it can happen without many signs, it can damage nerves, organs and blood vessels. There are many symptoms and if you experience any of them please talk to your doctor. Your skin: be warned for signs blisters, hard pea sized lumps, rashes, or dark velvety patches. If you have any of these symptoms, go get them looked at. difficultly with sex: nobody wants a bad time rolling Read more [...] Posted in Diet and Nutrition, Health Living | Tagged , , |

Weird parasites and other health concerns

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The thought of any type of parasite invading our bodies is enough to give some people the shivers. There are some parasites that have only been found on animals and insects that are both interesting and frightening. Fungus infection: Zombie ants. Found in: Thailand, China, Australia and Brazil. Our society is fascinated with zombies. There are even people that are preparing themselves and their families for surviving an apocalypse (zombie or otherwise). A parasite that has the Read more [...] Posted in safety | Tagged , , , , |

Strange and simple remedies that work

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Sometimes there are simple answers and help for what ails you. Natural disinfectant; Honey. Honey acts an antibacterial agent in a big way. For small cuts, it will fight against almost all common types or strains of bacteria that infect wounds. Kitchen cuts; Black Pepper. A small cut in the kitchen is common when chopping veggies. A sprinkle of black pepper and a little pressure will stop the bleeding. Black pepper has analgesic, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties. Break a fever quickly, Read more [...] Posted in Health Living | Tagged , , |

Six big health concerns for teens and children

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Obesity A rising problem among the youth of America today is Obesity. One in every three children ages 2-19 are overweight. Some of the risks and effects of obesity would be an increase in blood pressure, diabetes, breathing problems, and can lead to a plethora of diseases and illnesses. Drug Abuse The use of recreational drugs among children and teens has spiked in the past ten years. More than 40% of sophomores have smoked marijuana in the past year. Drug abuse by teenagers can Read more [...] Posted in Diet and Nutrition | Tagged , , , |

Diet soda-in the news again

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If it says "Diet" it has to be good! Researchers are looking into health issues related to soda drinkers, again. This time it is Purdue University doing the investigation. What they looked at: 12 studies, none more than 5 years old. What they expected: That diet soda would prove to be better for you than regular soda.   The basics: The diet stuff is actually worse for your body than the regular.   The counterintuitive effect of diet sodas: When a person Read more [...] Posted in Diet and Nutrition | Tagged , , , |

So what is the deal with all those cleanses?

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You hear about celebrities doing cleanses and read about them in magazines. It makes you wonder what the deal is. Is a “cleanse” just another term for quick weight loss? Could we all benefit from cleaning our digestive system out every once in a while? The fact is that there is so much info out there that it is hard to tell the truth from the hype. Detox cleanse according to Dr.Oz: Dr. Oz has stated that it is important to get rid of toxins in your body and a cleanse is the way to do it. Read more [...] Posted in Diet and Nutrition | Tagged , , , , |

Superfoods: What you should know

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If you watch any of those popular "Dr Shows" on TV, or seen magazines or internet ads, then you have heard the term superfood used. Some of these are easier to eat than others, according to your personal tastes (blueberries compared to sardines). So, what are these foods that we are supposed to be eating? Food: Blueberry. Why they are healthy: These tasty fruits have antioxidants, phytoflavinoids, potassium, and vitamin c. Details: eating these can mean a lower risk of heart disease Read more [...] Posted in Uncategorized |
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