These days, it’s tough to know exactly what you’re getting when you buy fresh fruits and vegetables. We all know that we have to wash our produce before eating it, but increasingly more and more water-resistant chemicals and pesticides that won’t wash off with the rain are added to growing produce, and therefore these chemicals are harder to wash off in our homes before we eat … [Read more...] about Why Buy Organic Fruits & Veggies for Your Kids?
Nuts: The Ultimate Healthy and Delicious Snack
Nuts are the ultimate healthy and delicious snack. They’re full of heart-healthy antioxidants and every variety has healthy benefits. They contain powerful nutrients that can promote weight loss, decrease symptoms of PMS, and even lower risks of heart disease and cancer. You might be concerned about the fat and calorie content of nuts, but even a handful for a snack is packed … [Read more...] about Nuts: The Ultimate Healthy and Delicious Snack
Headache Remedies- No Pills Required!
There are many medication-free methods for getting relief from your headaches or even eliminating them altogether. Try these medication alternatives for pain relief: 1. Caffeine Did you know that small amounts of caffeine can help relieve pain from mild tension headaches? According to this interesting article “One way that caffeine may help is by blocking brain receptors to … [Read more...] about Headache Remedies- No Pills Required!
4 Ways to a Healthier Back
Many people have back problems, or problems that stem from a weak back or poor posture. Here are some things to consider when thinking about back health. 1. Lose the Extra Pounds Did you know that being overweight is a contributing factor to back pain? It is true. The spine is designed to carry the body’s weight and distribute the loads encountered during rest and activity. … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to a Healthier Back
Pillow Talk: The Healthiest Sleep Position
What is the Best Position for Sleeping? The best lying or sleeping position may vary depending on your symptoms or structure of your spine. No matter what position you lie in, the pillow should be under your head, but not your shoulders, and should be a thickness that allows your head to be in a normal position. 1. Try to sleep in a position which helps you maintain the … [Read more...] about Pillow Talk: The Healthiest Sleep Position