November 2014

Healthy Ideas for Thanksgiving

by Jackie on November 26, 2014

Here we are approaching the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving, where the laughter of family and friends, comforting food, and a warm place to take an after-dinner nap occurs. But if you’re the host of the party, it’s possible that you might see an overdone turkey, contaminated stuffing, too many dishes, and fighting in-laws, all against the backdrop of a loud football game. Keep Reading

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Have You Been Juicing Lately?

by Wendy on November 20, 2014

“Juicing” is a popular way to blend all of your favorite fruits and vegetables into one convenient drink, and has a variety of reasons as to why we should be drinking them more often. It is touted as one of the healthiest ways to detox from unhealthy eating, and can help jumpstart your system to feeling great again. Keep Reading

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We know protein is good for us, but are protein shakes as good as the real thing, and do they benefit our health? Ideally, it is best to be getting your daily protein allowance from natural sources such as meat, fish, nuts, milk, beans, cheese, and yogurt. However, people have investigated the way protein shakes effect our bodies, some reporting quite positive results: Keep Reading

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The definition of “brick training” was coined when a triathlete mentioned one day that he was going to run after biking. He said that the run would be “just another brick in the wall.” Since then, a “brick” has come to be known as running after bicycling in the triathlete community. Keep Reading

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Your body’s vascular system consists of a complex network of arteries, veins and capillaries.  The main job of this system is transportation as it moves blood from the heart, throughout the body and back to the heart.  Arteries play a role as it takes oxygenated blood away from the heart.  Keep Reading

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The Pharmacy that is Your Kitchen

by Wendy on November 6, 2014

Most people don’t realize it, but many of our homes have an abundance of health-promoting items inside their own kitchen. The spice rack and refrigerator just might contain more helpful items than a first aid kit or medicine cabinet. Keep Reading

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The months of October through December can be a very chaotic stretch of the year for most of us. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years can be a time of family gatherings, parties with friends and co-workers and extremely busy schedules. Keep Reading

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