May is the gateway to summer--it is a month that can start off raining, but always seems to end with sunshine. The days are continuing to get warmer and longer, and we are enjoying a wider selection of fresh produce. May is also National Barbeque Month, so if you have not already been outside grilling, there is no excuse to delay any longer. This is a test.
When it comes to dietary supplements, iron is integral for maintaining good health. Not only is iron essential for the regulation of cell growth and differentiation, but it’s also an essential component of proteins involved in oxygen transport. If you’ve ever experienced fatigue or decreased immunity, you may have been experiencing iron deficiency.
Do you know the symptoms of heat stroke? If your answer is no, you may want to take note of these symptoms:
A lack of sweating
High body temperature (higher than 104 F)
Muscle cramps or weakness
Nausea and vomiting
Rapid heart beat
When someone is exposed to...
Salmon is known for its rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids include fish oil, and fish oil contains eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA studies have shown that the intake of recommended amounts of each of these acids via dietary fish lowers blood pressure slightly, lowers triglycerides, reduces...
Nothing says summer like a ripe, juicy peach! Stone fruits—peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, and cherries—are sought-after summer fruit that can make your taste buds dance. There are so many ways you can enjoy these tasty treats which are in season from June through September. And they are not just for snacking. Stone fruit can be...
Have you ever started a specific diet, met your weight loss goal, and then packed the pounds back on after you stopped the diet? You’re not alone. Diets are not meant for everyone. If you want to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight, keep these tips in mind:
Don’t skip breakfast. Breakfast gives...