Not sure what to do with all those extra plastic bags? How about you make your own lumbar support pillow! It’s easy, environmentally friendly, and can save your back. Materials: You will ONLY need plastic bags!! 1) Several dozen plastic bags, no size requirement 2) One sturdy plastic bag, preferably 11”x17” (Optional: small pillowcase) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Step 1: Tie […]
If you are eating good, nourishing, whole foods, drinking plenty of clean water, getting some exercise, and have good digestion, your need for vitamins should be minimal. However, older people have less efficient digestive systems; and in addition, it’s helpful to protect against environmental pollutants with anti-oxidants. If you are at risk for osteoporosis, see Dr. Lee’s articles on osteoporosis. […]
Now, there is no excuse to not shop for healthy, filling food! I recommend looking at the Environmental Working Group’s “Good Food on a Tight Budget” guide. It includes tips for shopping on a budget; the best 100 foods that pack the most nutrients for their buck; 15 recipes that average $1 per serving; and a printable shopping list, meal […]
Since 2012, when I joined Peninsula Special Interest Lion’s Club, we have been working with Dr. Mehmet Oz on a pilot project to change the health of the nation. With one third of the children in our country under the age of 18 obese, and another one third suffering from diabetes, we absolutely have to change the lifestyle habits of […]
Soups are easy to make and last 4-5 days in the refrigerator. They freeze well and are quick and easy to prepare. Fresh soup is also available at many supermarkets and health foods stores. If buying it at a store, check for salt content. Some are very high in sodium. Avoid canned soup as it is almost always very high […]
Morning, noon, or night, its can be easy to include more fruits and vegetables into your meals! Try some of these yummy tips from Nutrition411.com. Breakfast 1. Add blueberries to pancakes, waffles, or muffin batter 2. Mix raisins, diced apple, or dried apricots into oatmeal 3. Add peppers, onions, spinach, broccoli, or shredded carrots to a morning omelet […]
Not sure if you are sitting efficiently and appropriately at your computer desk? Watch this video and make adjustments as needed!
Fibromyalgia is a common condition characterized by long-term, body-wide pain and tender points in joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Tender points are distinct from trigger points seen in other pain syndromes. Unlike tender points, trigger points can occur in isolation and represent a source of radiating pain, even in the absence of direct pressure. The soft-tissue pain of […]