Health Benefits of Rebounding

Aug 13, 2014 by

  Daily exercise using a rebounder can provide many health benefits with one of the most important being lymphatic drainage. Rebounding is easy on your joints, provides exercise that affects every part of the body, is easy to do and the cost is minimal. Best of all – it’s fun and energizing.   Your Lymphatic System Your body contains about five to six quarts of blood with the heart...

 

Health Benefits of Figs

Aug 12, 2014 by

  Figs, which are a relative of the mulberry (Moraceae), are among the sweetest of fruits and provide a wide array of nutritional and health benefits for the body. Although considered a fruit, the fig is actually an inverted flower, and the seeds are the fruit, according to the California Fig Advisory Board. There are four distinct types of figs: Common Fig, Caprifig, Smyrna, and San...

 

Setting Up Your Classroom for Wellness

Aug 11, 2014 by

  The month of August finds most teachers already in their classrooms getting ready for that all important first day of school. We all know that germs in school are nothing new. From the first fall sniffles to full-blown cold and flu season, teachers and students are continually exposed to bacteria and viruses. Fortunately there are safe and non-toxic actions that can be employed from the...

 

Nutritional Support for Anemia

Aug 10, 2014 by

  Anemia, literally meaning “without blood,” is one of the most common nutritional diseases on the planet. There are several major types of anemia, and all of them result in abnormally low levels of iron in the blood. Consequences of anemia, which can range from mild to severe, may produce fatigue, heart trouble, and mental cloudiness, among other symptoms. Anemia also reduces the amount...

 

Regular Use of Probiotics Improves Blood Pres...

Aug 6, 2014 by

  According to recent research published in the American Heart Association journal, Hypertension, consuming probiotics regularly may modestly improve your blood pressure. Currently two thirds of Americans are pre-hypertensive or fully hypertensive which means this research is very useful. High blood pressure is a major health concern, with tens of thousands of American deaths each year...

 

50 Ways to Stress Less

Aug 5, 2014 by

  Stress is really a funny thing, because when it is working well it helps make us better able to handle our responsibilities and solve concerns or confront issues as we travel through life. Human beings would be in trouble without useful and properly operating stress responses. But stress can, and often does, become a concern when it occurs at levels that are too high for too long, or when...

 

Health Benefits of Okra

Jul 30, 2014 by

  Okra is actually a member of the cotton and hibiscus family and is indigenous to regions around the Nile in North Africa as well as the Middle East. Okra was discovered about 3500 years ago in Ethiopia. Okra later made its way to North America through the slave trade and then to Europe, Asia and South and Central America. Okra is also known as “lady finger.” Okra appears in the United...