Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Weighty Challenge

My son Mark has never met a pizza, hamburger or bowl of ice cream he did not like. Recently he graduated from college and is living at home with us and for some mysterious reason my food bill doubled. I wanted to encourage him to lose some weight and I was not suffering from anorexia […]

Remembering Dad

With Memorial Day behind us and my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day approaching, my thoughts have been focused on him. A man of character: Dad was a hard worker and always took his responsibilities seriously. He would stay with a task and make sure it was done and done right. Whether it was for work […]

Go Away Gray! – Combat Your Hair Loss and Keep the Color

An unfortunate part of the aging process for millions of people involves not only losing their hair color to a boring gray shade, but also losing their hair all together. Many products and peculiar natural remedies have popped up as a result, promising a natural alternative that actually works. These include claims like mixing onion […]

5 Benefits of Pet Companionship

There have been numerous studies concerning pet ownership. Having an animal in the house can help both young and old with physical and emotional health, find you a date, and can even save you money. We will discuss these benefits below. Boost Junior’s Immune System Recent studies have shown that having a pet in the […]

The Danger of a Clogged Heart

Oxygen rich blood is transported in your by body by the arteries which are blood vessels. Unfortunately the arteries can get clogged when there is plaque buildup. This can cause reduction in blood flow or, in more severe cases block it all together. Problems: Some dangers clogged arteries can cause. Disease: Various health issues can […]

Benefits of Liquid Vitamins and Nutrients

Last October, we did a blog on alternatives to taking pills. This is the first in a series of follow-ups. We will discuss the advantages and differences in more detail. This entry is about liquid vitamins. Liquid Nutrients There are quite a few variations of the liquid supplement. Aside from liquids in a bottle that […]

How to Start a Raw Food Diet

Did you know one of the oldest diets is making a comeback? Known as the raw food diet, this consists of unprocessed, natural fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, and other things that provide the necessary vitamins, nutrients, and enzymes required in our diets, without the need for meat or cooked foods. This diet is either geared […]

Enjoying the Outdoors this Allergy Season

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 30 million people in America are allergic to outdoor allergens such as tree, grass, and weed pollen. Many of these people dread the “allergy season”, which typically lasts from spring to fall. With the beautiful weather that comes with spring and summer, most people prefer […]

What is the Best Vitamin Brand?

A question that we often hear is “Which brand of vitamins or supplements is the best?” This is a very difficult question to answer. We believe it should be phrased “Which nutritional supplement is BEST FOR ME?” There is no one-size fits all answer, especially to the first question. The second one takes a little […]