Healthy Lifestyle

8 Ways to Cheer Up a Patient in Quarantine

Being sick can be depressing, especially if you have to spend your time alone. Here are 8 ways to show your support when a loved one is in quarantine: Order a favorite DVD and have it shipped to them. Offer to run errands or pick up supplies for them. Send […]

Improving our Diet with Fruits and Vegetables

Adding more fruits and vegetables to our diet helps decrease the amount of unhealthy foods we eat, while increasing our intake of fiber and nutrients. The benefits are so great that it’s recommended that half of our plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables. However, not all fruit and […]

Are Low-Shedding Dogs Really Hypoallergenic?

Recently many dog breeds have been crossed with poodles, resulting in many new types of dogs called “doodles”. There are Golden doodles (golden retriever and poodle), Aussie doodles (Australian Shepherd and poodle), St. Berdoodles (St. Bernards and poodles), etc. Poodles are low-shedding dogs and this trait is passed on to […]

Sunglasses are healthy for your eyes

Sunglasses aren’t just a fashion accessory. Eyes can be damaged by UV light from the sun, leading to eye cancer, cataracts, and growths on the eye. To protect your eyes, don’t choose sunglasses by the color, since darker glasses don’t give more protection. Instead, buy sunglasses labeled as giving 100% […]

Journaling, a Common Sense Tool for Weight Loss

For those trying to lose weight, a daily food journal can be a useful tool for changing eating habits. It is certainly less stressful than counting calories or vowing to give up 95% of the foods that bring you pleasure. These techniques rarely end well. Instead, try writing down everything […]

Exercise Common Sense

Starting a new workout plan? If you’re trying to figure out what types of exercise to do, here are a few points to remember: Don’t worry about trying to create the perfect plan. Any exercise plan you follow through on is going to make a difference. Ideally, you should get […]

Cooking with an air fryer

Every year or so a new fad hits the small appliance market. The air fryer is one of the most recent must-haves, but is it a fad? Or is it a healthy cooking appliance deserving of valuable real estate on your crowded kitchen counter? Before answering that question, here are […]

Holiday Stress- the “Pinterest Problem”

Pinterest is a great place to get ideas for the holidays. Need a last minute centerpiece? Use some Pinterest magic: turn a few wine glasses upside down, put Christmas tree bulbs under the goblets and tie bows around the stems. Need a last minute dessert? Grab a mug cake recipe […]