Volunteer — for better health!

Volunteer — for better health!

This week is National Volunteer Week. If you’ve ever volunteered, you’re probably familiar with the positive feelings it causes. Did you know your health also benefits? Obviously, the main purpose of volunteering is to give unselfishly to others. Whether you gather...
How much is too much alcohol?

How much is too much alcohol?

Maybe you have a glass of wine with dinner regularly. Or maybe you have a few drinks out with the girls every week. Unless you don’t drink at all, you’ve probably wondered at some point how much you should be drinking. It’s kind-of a trick question — there’s not a...
The facts on fiber

The facts on fiber

Fiber: We know it’s good for us, but it doesn’t really sound appealing. Appealing or not, though, fiber plays a key role in our health. First things first, what exactly is fiber? Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in the foods we eat that can’t be broken down by...
Your health & houseplants

Your health & houseplants

You’ve always thought of that luscious Chrysanthemum in the front hallway as a way to bring a little beauty from the outdoors inside your home. But did you know that same plant can benefit your health? Well, it’s true. And an organization as significant as NASA says...
Much ado about superfoods

Much ado about superfoods

Some days, it seems like everywhere you turn, someone’s talking about superfoods. But what’s the real story? Are these foods worth the hype? “Superfoods” earned their name because they contain high doses of things that are good for you, including vitamins, minerals...