Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Best and Worst Milk Alternatives | Eat This, Not That


Until a month ago I thought I was doing myself justice with my choice of milk...I finally discovered Almond Milk,not only is it much lower in calories...I love the taste...check out the suggestions against what you are drinking.
(Note...in the article they make suggestion of an organic brand...the one pictured Almond Breeze just happens to be my favorite)

Best and Worst Milk Alternatives | Eat This, Not That

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Healthy Diabetic Eating Tips From CDE

The nation is obsessed with nutrition these days. From Dr. Oz to Michelle Obama, proponents of healthy eating are spreading their message load and clear: Americans need to change their eating habits! The interpretation of how to implement this much-needed change varies, but the premise remains the same (continued)

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Don't Fear Diabetes

Breakfast can be a challenging meal for those with diabetes...this article will give you a low carb breakfast alternative.
Don't Fear Diabetes

Monday, August 15, 2011

Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts

Part of living a healthier life involves not only making wise lifestyle choices but also being well informed. It is a good idea from time to time to do a food recall check yourself and not just assume there will be a widespread announcement. You can visit the FDA website for up to date information.
Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts

What is The Best Time to Drink Water

What is The Best Time to Drink Water

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Do Restorative Yoga: Yoga for Chronic Pain

Do Restorative Yoga: Yoga for Chronic Pain: "Kelly McGonigal wrote an article for Do Restorative Yoga back in December 2009. Here's another article by her from Yoga + Joyful Living mag..."

Monday, July 18, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

WHAT CAREGIVERS ARE READING

One of the things that is helpful for those who are caretakers for a loved one is being able to feel that they are not alone. Caregiver.com has a host of great resources for caretakers...check out the top ten articles caregivers were reading in April

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Be Careful When Heating H20 in the Microwave

I received like many of you an email about a man getting severely burned from a water microwaving incident. Personally I like using a traditional kettle of electric kettle to heat water because microwaving has other hazards associated with it and the heat doesn't seem to last long but if you still choose to use the microwave you might want to read these precautions.
Home, Business, and Entertainment Products Risk of Burns from Eruptions of Hot Water Overheated in Microwave Ovens

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Check out Pharmacy Errors – Avoid Prescription Dispensing Mistakes

Knowing about these errors can save lives...within the past several months I have personally corrected three wrong medication dosage errors and one wrong medication error...you cannot rely on someone else to be the watching eye..you have to take the time and effort and demand a consult with any new medication dispensing at your pharmacy and this involves over the counter (OCT) medications as well...be informed and take control!!!

Check out Pharmacy Errors – Avoid Prescription Dispensing Mistakes

Saturday, March 12, 2011

LEARN ABOUT KIDNEYS

MARCH IS KIDNEY MONTH TAKE TIME TO FIND OUT AS MUCH ABOUT THEM AS POSSIBLE

Home Dialysis Central

Friday, February 11, 2011

LIVE DONATION...A SERIOUS DECISION

Becoming an organ donor is a gift of love that can compare to none...and when an individual decides to give a kidney or portion of their liver to either a family member or friend...there are many things to consider. As with any type of surgery there are risk involved, the donor can have complication that lead to death. There are also many psychological factors to consider. This is a decision that MUST be made out of having sufficient information and resources and not one made emotionally. Live organ donation is lifesaving but there are risk involved.
Read more "Live Organ Donation: Lifesaving but Risky"

MYTH OF FACT REGARDING ORGAN DONATION


Monday marks the day that around the nation we celebrate the holiday of love called Valentines Day...but also it is National Organ Donor Day...a good day to consider if you will sign up to be one who can save lives...there are many myths concerning becoming a donor...below are some facts. There is also something called live donation...where you donate a kidney or portion of your liver to a friend or stranger. This is a serious decision and before considering...you should be sure you have facts...the following post will share a story on the subject.

FACT OR MYTH

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

LOVE IS...

February is TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND AWARENESS MONTH...TAKE A STAND...FOR LOVE IS RESPECT


Monday, February 7, 2011

HIV and Your Grandparents


HIV and Your Grandparents

HIV/AIDS knows no boundaries and the senior population is one that if we don't be vigilant will go once again forgotten. Be sure to advocate for education in senior settings on prevention.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Quiz: Do You Have Enough 'Me Time'?- Beliefnet.com


Quiz: Do You Have Enough 'Me Time'?- Beliefnet.com

Do you find you take more time out for others than yourself? Take this quiz to see if you need to take yourself off the back burner.

Monday, January 17, 2011

What Your Nails Tell You About Your Health

The state of your nails can say a lot about your health. Dr. Oz reveals the 3 conditions your nails are trying to tip you off to. Learn more.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

WATCH THOSE SLEEVES



One key to a happy home is a safe home. One room, which almost every member of the family goes into, that have accidents just waiting to happen is the kitchen. Some of those potential hot spots are pretty obvious but others are not as much. I have to admit I am dangerous to be with in the kitchen just because of the fact that since I am height challenged…I am guilty of the open cabinet doors syndrome, but this is one I am working hard at correcting. Just the other morning I decided to head upstairs to fix a snack and instead of having on my usual short sleeve tee and sweat pants, I just threw on the pretty blue soft robe. As I turned on the water to rinse out a glass the sleeve of my robe got soaked. I thought to myself…perhaps wearing long sleeves in the kitchen has other potential hazards. Our home cooks electric so there are no flames waiting to jump out to ignite the sleeve but for someone who cooks using gas any long sleeves could lead to a FLAMING DISASTER.
I am listing a few things to remember as the cook moves about creating those 2011 kitchen masterpieces:

1.Remember to always use hot pads and not grab towels or dish clothes to handle hot pots/pans
2.When stirring hot items, stir away from you
3.When removing the lid off hot item remove it away from you (just a few days ago I removed the top from the crock-pot towards me and my arm got a pretty good steam burn…ouch)!!!
4.Learn to use the proper knife for the job and use it properly
5.Take your time…rushing in the kitchen often leads to preventable accidents
These are just a few tips to start off to with...let's see what other ones we can come up with...be sure to add to the comment section…until later...bon appetit