Pesticides on fruits and vegetables is nothing new. A healthy diet includes lots of fruits and veggies and the benefits typically outweigh the risks of the threat from pesticides. Here's a link to an excellent article listing the "Dirty Dozen", twelve fruits and vegetables to be wary of for the excessive use of pesticides, and the "Clean Fifteen", fifteen fruits and veggies that are given the thumbs up on low pesticide risk..Read more
Monthly Archives: September 2013
In many workplace settings, finding ways to stay active throughout the day can be challenging without utilizing specific fitness tips. Even if you spend most of your time behind a desk, there are ways you can break away and incorporate some mild physical activity into your daily office routine. The fitness tips listed below are all things that can realistically be squeezed into your workday; no need to worry about changing into different clothes or.Read more
Low back pain is one of the most common problems people have. About 60 - 80% of the adult U.S. population has low back pain, and it is the second most common reason people go to the doctor. Low back problems affect the spine's flexibility, stability, and strength, which can cause pain, discomfort, and stiffness.
Back pain is the leading cause of disability in Americans under 45 years old. Each year 13 million.Read more
Can a stroll help ease depression? That question preoccupied Dr. Madhukar H. Trivedi, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, after several of his patients, all suffering from serious depression, mentioned that they felt happier if they went for a walk. The patients in question were taking the widely prescribed antidepressants known as S.S.R.I.’s, for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, but not responding fully. They remained, by clinical standards,.Read more