The Importance of Vitamin D

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The Importance of Vitamin D

October 12th, 2017

 

The sunny days and warm nights have gone and we really don’t think of Vitamin D right away, do we? Maybe you don’t know the role Vitamin D plays in your health? Maybe you just thought Vitamin 

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Your Computer, Your Sleep, and Your Heart

June 2nd, 2014

Turn the TV/computer off and go to bed! Getting 5 hours of sleep doubles your chances of heart attack, according to a British study that tracked 10,000 people over an eight-year period. People get less sleep today than they did …

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More Did You Know …

August 17th, 2012

Excessive cleanliness is bad for your health. A little bit of germs helps your body’s immune system.

Washing your nose with salt water can help you avoid a lot of allergy symptoms.

People who eat at least 5 walnuts a …

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Let’s Stay Hydrated!

June 17th, 2012

The summer season is upon us and it’s time to think about preventing dehydration and heat-related illness. Did you know that about 318 Americans die every year of heat-related illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)? The sad …

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Strange Facts about YOU!

June 7th, 2012

girls laughing and smilingWhen your face blushes, the lining of your stomach turns red, too.

It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!…

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Can You Hear Me?

June 3rd, 2012

Wearing headphones for an hour increases the bacteria in your ear 700 times.

Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren’t.

The skin on your lips is 200 times more sensitive than your fingertips.

Pain …

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Laughter Exercises

May 30th, 2012

baby playing in the sun by poolScientists estimate that laughing 100 times is equivalent to a 10-minute workout on a rowing machine.

The levels of two stress hormones, cortisol and epinephrine which suppress the body’s immune system, will actually drop after a dose of laughter.

If …

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Spring into Fitness Fun Facts

May 26th, 2012

– Studies have shown your life expectancy might increase by up to two hours for every hour you walk. (grab your shoes and get walking)

– The average person you will walk about 70,000 miles during their lifetime.

– Did …

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Spring Onions

May 22nd, 2012

green onionsSpring Onions are rich in Vitamins and other Minerals. They are excellent health foods and great in taste.

Spring onions are also called Green onions, are actually immature onion bulbs-they are low in calories and high in Vitamin C. Spring

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