Water Tastes and Treatments

Water Tastes
7 APRIL 2016

Water Tastes and Treatments

  What’s In Your Water? Your Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), also known as a water quality report, states the levels of contaminants detected in the water and how that compares to the EPA’s drinking water standards. The EPA requires community water suppliers to provide a CCR to customers every July. If you rent an apartment, […]

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Power of Stretching and Flexibility
9 MARCH 2016

Power of Stretching and Flexibility

Advice on exercising for your health is easily available, so much so that it can become overwhelming. To highlight one important aspect of a complete exercise program, today’s focus is on stretching and flexibility. The simplicity of doing stretches to improve flexibility is that it can be done just about anywhere…no trip to the gym […]

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Understanding the New Food Pyramid
1 MARCH 2016

Understanding the New Food Pyramid

Important Changes in Recommended Diet Change is inevitable. When the change is based on sound scientific findings is it easier to embrace? Take the new food pyramid rolled out by the U.S. Department of Agriculture earlier this year. This group should be revered for trying to make it clearer to the public the healthiest way […]

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Home Canning Safety
15 FEBRUARY 2016

Home Canning Safety

Critical Safety Information for Home Canning The popularity of a whole foods diet and home gardening naturally leads to an increase in canning fruits and vegetables at home. Home canning is an age old method to preserve fresh garden produce, and prepared properly, for several months or years. Home Canning and Botulism Home canning is […]

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Healthy Aging Tips
15 JANUARY 2016

Healthy Aging Tips

Healthy Agers Adopt New Attitudes, Exercise and Eat Well Healthy Aging Month was created by the editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging Magazine, to inspire topics for articles and create a movement nationally to help foster healthy agers. As people realize that looking younger is only the start, the next logical step is to feel younger and […]

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Immunization Month
3 DECEMBER 2015

Facts on Immunizations

Health Officials Support the Need for Vaccinations Parents, especially in the last few years, have expressed their concerns to health officials regarding the safety of required vaccinations for their children. Many parents have opted to not allow their children to take vaccinations. So much information is available, some pro, others con on the topic of […]

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Healthy Road Trip
10 NOVEMBER 2015

Better Health During a Road Trip

Hit the Road With Ease Remember summer vacation with the cooler in the back seat full of sandwiches and drinks? It was a good idea then and now as a way to eat well when traveling. While it is certainly a treat to try local specialty foods, too much variation from a healthy diet can […]

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Portion Control
15 OCTOBER 2015

Portion Control – More Fruits & Veggies

Breaking Portion Control Rules To pull ourselves back when we are overly hungry, stressed out or just not paying attention when we eat is hard. Sitting in front of the TV, at our desk or at the computer can easily distract us and cause over eating. When we order our favorite meal at a restaurant, […]

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Brain Health & Cognitive Aging
15 SEPTEMBER 2015

Brain Health & Cognitive Aging

  According to a recent AARP Survey, “brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, after heart health (37% find brain health most important while 51% find heart health most important).” Small lapses of memory that were of no concern during our twenties by age 50+ naturally escalate causing concern […]

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Summertime Foods
15 AUGUST 2015

Summertime Foods

Summertime Food Recipes Time to celebrate some classic summer foods with delicious recipes. August is the biggest vacation month, but it is also: National Catfish Month National Peach Month National Sandwich Month Baked Catfish Richard Jones at the Food Network Ingredients 2 (7 to 8-ounce) catfish fillets 4 ounces butter 4 ounces dry white wine […]

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