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Risk of Over-the-Counter Drugs and Medical Conditions

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Risk of Over-the-Counter Drugs and Medical Conditions

Risk of Over-the-Counter Drugs and Medical Conditions  Over-the-counter (OTC) medications are amazingly effective. 81 percent of adults turn to over-the-counter drugs at the first sign of a minor ailment. However, elders and those with chronic medical conditions can react adversely to OTC drugs.    Drugs for pain-relief, headaches, upset stomachs, and more are

Benefits of Zinc

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Benefits of Zinc

Zinc Benefits Mineral vitamins are important to your body’s immune system. Especially zinc. In addition to helping the immune system, this vitamin also supports digestion. In times like these, with your health in the spotlight, getting as many trace elements as you can is vital to remaining in a safe headspace.  There are many supplements that support the immune system and …

Supplements and Restrictions During Pregnancy

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Supplements and Restrictions During Pregnancy

Although pregnancy can be hard on the body, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help ease the impacts. Eating a healthy diet, incorporating regular, light exercise, staying hydrated, and keeping mentally positive are all strategies known to help moms through the pregnancy process. Healthy eating is one of the best ways to keep your body running at its best during pregnancy. …

Benefits of Eating the Right Amount of Veggies and Fruits

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Benefits of Eating the Right Amount of Veggies and Fruits

Benefits of eating the right amount of veggies and fruits Diets rich in fruits and vegetables help reduce the risk for numerous chronic health conditions that are leading causes of death all over the world, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Yet, only about one in 10 adults eat enough fruits or vegetables, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and

Shake Up Your Exercise This Spring

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Shake Up Your Exercise This Spring

Shake Up Your Exercise This Spring Slowly but surely, spring is getting closer. For many of us, that means it’s about to get a whole lot easier to get outside and get moving. As the weather warms up and the sun stays out later, exercising outdoors starts to sound much more appealing. So whether you’re just getting started on an exercise routine or you’ve been diligently

Your Springtime Guide to Eating Seasonally

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Your Springtime Guide to Eating Seasonally

Your Springtime Guide to Eating Seasonally If you’re like most North Americans, you can walk into the grocery store or even the farmers’ market at any time of the year and find just about the same foods. Tomatoes in January, turnips in April, fruits you’ve never heard of on-demand, you get the picture. And while we are incredibly lucky to have such a robust food system that