Health Topics

  • Healthy Additions To Pasta

    If you’re a pasta lover and simply can’t get enough of the stuff, chances are good you’re on the lookout for what you can add to pasta to make it even healthier. While pasta itself isn’t an unhealthy food, it’s not really a healthy one either. View Post
  • The Health Benefits of Ashitaba

    If you’re someone who’s interested in herbal benefits, you won’t want to overlook what Ashitaba has to offer you. This plant has been around for many, many years, and is often considered to be one of the top medicinal plants available today. It’s sometimes dubbed the ‘longevity herb’ because it has so many healing qualities and those who use it may help themselves live a longer life.

    This plant is also extremely fast-growing. If you break off a leaf one day, plant it that afternoon, typically, by the next morning, you might already be able to see the sprout growing. This means that it can be found in abundance and the chances that it becomes hard to source are really quite low. 

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  • Summer Safety for Seniors

    Winter is long gone and it’s time to enjoy the sun. Keep in mind these tips on summer safety for seniors before you head outside.

    Summer is one of the best times of the year for seniors as they have less joint pain, a decreased risk of illness, and improved levels of vitamin D. However, a sunny day can quickly become problematic if you don’t prepare yourself for temperature and UV exposure. Let’s review the best summer safety tips for seniors.

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  • Probiotics Versus Digestive Enzymes: The Difference You Need To Know

    One area of health that many people tend to overlook, is digestive health. You likely keep up on the latest in nutrition information – how many calories you should eat and what the best macro split may be. You might also be considering which superfoods you should be adding to your diet to achieve your primary health goals.

    All of this focus and attention to your diet is great, but you are missing out on one particular element: your digestive health.

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  • The Best Foods For Your Bone Health

    To promote strong bones, your diet is extremely important. The foods you eat on a day to day basis will have a strong influence over your health going forward, so let’s take a closer look at some of the most important bone-boosting choices to include in your menu. View Post
  • The Amazing Egg

    A staple protein source since the beginning of time, eggs are highly versatile and pack in a lot of nutrition. Sadly, eggs often get a bad rap because many think they need to be avoided due to containing too much cholesterol.

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  • The Benefits of Pumpkin Seed and Soy Extract for Bladder Health

    The health of your bladder can determine your quality of life from day to day. If you have an overactive bladder, activities that you once took for granted can become problematic. For example, you can’t go for a long walk without a bathroom nearby. If you suffer from nocturia or frequent nighttim... View Post
  • The Importance of Eye Health with Lisa Goucher

    Originally posted on Lisa Goucher with permission. I really did not think about eye health until it presented an issue as a young adult.  I had perfect vision until I entered the workforce and started using a computer for hours and hours each day.  It took only a year for my vision to begin to d... View Post