Published on Thursday, August 01 2013 08:18
Do you ever feel confused about what your diet should be or wish to have alternatives to pharmaceutical medicine? Have you questioned the balance of vitamins and pharmaceuticals in your routine to wonder how what you do today might affect you long-term?
Information can be extremely confusing about health and it often can feel like every bit of information out there conflicts with something else. When it comes to navigating our own health choices, it can be
Published on Thursday, August 01 2013 07:47
If you are like me, you are at that point in the summer when you realize the hot days and vacation time make you open a beer a little quicker, or eat a couple more chips at the barbeque. So maybe before any more calories are consumed we can examine how you can be conscious day to day about your calorie consumption.
First off, I believe tracking your caloric intake is a good idea. I don’t think it matters if you are trying
Published on Thursday, July 11 2013 05:24
With the school year over and summer officially here, kids are spending more time outdoors. Exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases skin cancer risk, which can be dangerous and even deadly. Suffering one or more blistering sunburns in childhood or adolescence more than doubles a person’s chances of developing potentially deadly melanoma later in life. However, skin cancer is highly preventable, and adopting a complete sun protection regimen can drastically reduce skin cancer risk. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to keep children sun-safe, whether they are at camp, the beach, or just in the backyard.
“Children are more sensitive to the sun, and the sun’s rays are strongest during the summer months, when children tend
Published on Thursday, July 11 2013 05:29
It’s the time of year to spend more time each day outdoors than in. Eating meals outdoors on the patio or at the park is a great way to soak up the sun or relax in the shade and enjoy the season!
Reflexively, we may reach for the sandwiches, chips, pasta salad, juice boxes, and beer. But taking a moment to consider what our bodies might really want, and we just might find our perfect picnic looks completely different.
What is Paleo?
The Paleo diet, short for Paleolithic, is a dietary trend that is changing people’s energy, sense of vitality, digestive
Published on Sunday, June 16 2013 06:41
Do you need health insurance for your kids? Are you having trouble paying high monthly premiums? Boulder County Healthy Kids helps eligible families enroll in the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) and Medicaid programs.
Benefits include preventative care, immunizations, dental care, emergency visits, prescriptions, mental health services, vision, and more. The income guidelines for CHP+ are higher than other governmental programs,