6 Steps To Overcome – Back-to-School Stress
School is about to start up again, and for many kids a variety of emotions begin to surface—ranging from excitement to nervous anticipation to all-out dread and panic. Starting a new school year is about making new friends, meeting new teachers, buying new clothes and book bags, facing bullies, learning a new curriculum, and, of course, doing homework.
Calcium And Its Importance To Your Health
Calcium is very important for your health. In fact, you have more calcium in your body than any other mineral. It makes up much of your bones and teeth and plays a role in heart health, muscle function and nerve signaling
Your Best summer skin ever
Summer brings plenty of challenges for skin (hi, blazing sunshine and strong sea breezes). Thankfully, fresh, organic produce also ripens over the summer, and certain fruits and veggies can work some surprising wonders for your largest organ. Combine these foods with supplements that love your skin year-round, and you’ll have a solid skin health strategy
Proactive Health Tips to Help Navigate Year 2 of the Pandemic
After months of unfamiliar restrictions and guidelines, pandemic fatigue is affecting how some Americans protect their health. However, experts warn that diligence is still extremely important because new mutations and variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 are being discovered. The typical cold and flu season also brings added threats to people’s health and wellness.
THE SECRET TO A HAPPY LIFE? Prioritize Fun
This is a summer like no other, with life returning to normal after a year and a half of lockdowns and restrictions. If you’re feeling conflicted about stepping back into the “business as usual” rat race, you’re not alone. The stress and isolation of a global pandemic and social upheaval have led us to rethink our values and consider a reset. What do we do now? If you ask me, it’s time to dedicate ourselves to a very important pursuit –– having fun.
DO YOU HAVE ‘Happy' or ‘Unhappy Feet'?
WHAT CONSTITUTES HAPPY FEET?
BIRDS in the MATTRESS
“Mrs. Walker is a nut. You need to do something with her,” I overheard the police officer say to my mother.
KRILL, Essential for Your Pet's Diet
There is no question that pets are part of the family and they actually help improve the mental and physical health of their human companions. To the end, it’s important that we take care of our pets and put them on the best path to wellness just like we take care of our other family members.
HOW YOU CAN OVERCOME
Summer Fruits and Veggies That Can Help With BRAIN AND MENTAL HEALTH
We are now in the full swing of the dog days of summer! This means a lot more stress is being placed on the body to keep us cool and everything running efficiently as we go about our day. So what are some of the classic and not so classic summer foods that we can eat to keep our mental health balanced and brains happy?
7 Ways To Snack Smarter
Make healthy snacking easy. Keeping fruit, vegetables and other accessible nutritious ingredients in the refrigerator or pantry increases the chances you’ll reach for a better-for-you option when a snack craving strikes. Having staple ingredients on hand that can be paired with vegetables or whole-grain crackers like Fresh Cravings Hummus makes it easy to create healthy snacks. Made with high-quality ingredients like smooth Chilean extra-virgin olive oil, savory tahini, which is known to be a source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and non-GMO chickpeas, the line is available in Classic Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper and Roasted Garlic varieties and can be found in 100% recyclable packaging in the produce aisle of your local grocery store.
DO PROBLEMS REALLY EXIST? HOW CHANGING OUR PERSPECTIVE Can Change Our Life
Challenges can either awaken you or pull you into a deeper sleep.
TOP 5 MOST IMPORTANT THINGS FOR Women's Health
Ladies, what is something that you do every day to ensure that you are promoting your overall health and wellness? It’s been a difficult year for everyone, but women especially have dealt with the stress, burdens and major changes COVID has caused. It’s now more important than ever to take care of yourself.
A NATURAL SOLUTION FOR Summer Hydration
Fun in the summer sun can mean anything from poolside play and outdoor exercise to simply relaxing in the shade. While these activities make the season special for people of all ages, the heat also leads to the inevitable: sweat.
6 RULES FOR Healthy Grocery SHOPPING
Grocery stores aren’t as innocent as they may seem. They’re actually designed to influence your choices, from where foods are placed on the shelves to those impulse buys at the register. “It’s a business and they need to move it and want to sell as much as possible,” said New York City nutritionist Nicolette Pace.
MYTHS AND TRUTHS OF Nightshades
Public perception about nightshades is often negative but there are many benefits to these fruits and vegetables. The majority of the negative effects only occur to a small population of people. The benefits of this group of vegetables outweigh the negative effect only a small group have.
TIPS TO HELP Pets WITH Separation Anxiety
After more than a year of quarantining and bonding with their pet parents during the pandemic, many pets are now experiencing separation anxiety as Americans spend less time at home. Whether pet parents are planning to return to the office or go on a summer vacation, Crista Coppola, Ph.D., PetSmart’s consulting Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (CAAB), says that identifying and managing separation anxiety in pets can go a long way to easing the transition back to regular activities for pets and pet parents alike.
THREE TO USE YOUR ANXIETY TO WAYS YOUR ADVANTAGE
Anxiety and stress go hand in hand: Usually when you are anxious, you are also in a state of stress. (Ever been stuck in traffic on the way to the airport, when you are already cutting it close to your departure time?) And when you are stressed, particularly if you are a high-functioning, take-control type of person, you are likely dealing with some anxious feelings too (Case in point: Work deadlines keeping you up at night).
EWG's 2021 Shopper's Guide TO PESTICIDES IN PRODUCE™
Collard and mustard greens join kale among the most pesticide-contaminated fresh produce on the Environmental Working Group’s 2021 Dirty Dozen™ list. For the first time, bell peppers and hot peppers have made the list.
5 TIPS TO PUTTING A STOP TO Blotchy and Discolored Skin
Heat, cold, sun, sweat, genes, hormones, stress…”Blotchy skin,” can appear for many reasons. If left unaddressed, skin-discoloration conditions can interfere with people’s ability to enjoy their everyday life – and, in some cases, can develop into more serious medical issues. Our skin is our largest organ, with processes that require complex coordination of our body’s systems.
WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO WASH AND DRY OUR HANDS?
The important thing is to wash our hands carefully using soap and water for at least 30 seconds. The way in which we choose to dry our hands is comparatively less important, but, according to a recent study there may be benefit in choosing paper towel over electric hand dryer.
The World Needs Us To Take Effective Action
The organic and natural health industry has a story to tell. It’s about health and wellness. It’s about empowering people to own their health outcomes using food, lifestyle choices, and nutritional supplementation. Many of us in the industry believe that we have an obligation to the Earth; that we must have a healthy planet to ensure the health of people. Our collective contribution has never been more important as we face today’s challenges.
TSA'S TIPS FOR FLYING DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.
If you must fly, here are some tips from the Transportation Security Administration for traveling during the pandemic.
THE 5 PILLARS OF PERFECT HEALTH
INNER BALANCE BUILDING STRONGER MIND-BODY CONNECTIONS
Not sleeping well? Your immune system could be to blame.
Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Do you find yourself frequently falling ill or feeling under the weather? Well, those two things could actually be related! Your immune system is more active at night, which is why melatonin, your sleep hormone, is associated with protecting you from viruses, cancer and more. Good sleep is empowering to your immune system. Unfortunately, if you have some chronic issues such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or toxins that put stress on your immune system, they can interrupt your sleep and defeat your best efforts to attain good quality sleep.
HOW TO PREVENT PREMATURE
Pomegranate has been called an antioxidant superstar. In fact, researchers have confirmed that pomegranate has three times the antioxidant power of red wine and green tea.
STOP THE COVID STRESS SPIRAL
HOW TO CALM YOURSELF DOWN WHEN IT ALL GETS TO BE TOO MUCH PANDEMIC STRESS ISN’T JUST IMPACTING FRONTLINE WORKERS; IT HURTS ALL OF US.
Lets eat Patio Pack
Stay prepared for outdoor dining and picnic (especially in these CovID-19 times) with Patio Pack. Patio Pack is a sturdy plastic zippered pouch with 7 dining essentials.