Health Tip: CHILDHOOD OBESITY

by kathryn629 on March 27, 2012

The Tsunami of childhood obesity has not yet hit the shore.  It takes many years for complications to develop.  If the clock starts ticking at age 12 to 14, the consequences to public health are potentially disastrous. Dr. David Ludwig

by kathryn629 on March 21, 2012

We think that if we are successful we will be happier, actually it’s reversed; if we are happier than we will be more successful.  Simple changes of 3 daily gratitudes, journaling on a positive expereince, exercise, meditation & random acts (…)

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Health Tip: SKIN

by kathryn629 on March 15, 2012

Take a warm, not hot, bath or shower to maintain moisture in your skin.  Hot water will wash away the fatty substances on your skins surface that helps to retain moisture.

Health Tip: BLOOD PRESSURE

by kathryn629 on March 13, 2012

A study in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension found that increasing magnesium and potassium intake by consuming more veggies and fruit can help to lower your blood pressure by 2 to 6 points especially when combined with salt reduction.

HUGS! ~ THE PERFECT GIFT

by kathryn629 on March 8, 2012

Ah, the many benfits of hugging; reduced heart rate, improved moods, lower blood pressure, reduced harmful effects of stress, increase oxytocin ~ the feel good hormone.  Go Hug someone!