By Glenn Downer
A hot bowl of homemade soup has to be one of the most inviting meals on a cold day. Combine it with a loaf of warm fresh bread, and you have a meal that is sure to please most anyone.
Delicious healthy soup recipes are easy to follow and will produce surprising results with a minimal... Read More
Herbal supplements are generally defined as those dietary supplements that are obtained from naturally growing plants, fungus, shrubs and trees. There are a wide variety of such supplements on the market today, such as Ginkgo Biloba, the much touted memory enhancement supplement; St. John's Wart, a supplement often prescribed for cases of mild depression and anxiety; and the ever popular Echinacea, a mid-western wildflower best known for its... Read More
Do you spend a little more on organic or stick with the regular non-organic fruit? It all depends on the fruits you are buying. Here's a great rule of thumb to remember -- thin skin, go organic and thick skin, it's ok to go non-organic.
Purchase your organic fruits in the produce, canned and frozen food aisles of your local grocery store. Expect to pay a little more for organic. That's because you're consuming the cost of enjoying organic fruits... Read More
With all the television commercials, magazine advertisements and general hype about sports drinks, you might be inclined to think that you need to grab that bottle of Gatorade before heading to the gym. The simple truth is that for most of us that is just not necessary. Unless you are going to be exercising in extreme heat or for an extended time (more than 90 minutes), good old fashioned water is going to be the best thing for your body. ... Read More
Parents, family, and child care professionals devote themselves to the welfare of children. Yet, even with love and devotion, 80 percent of deaths of children under five-years of age are avoidable. More then half of those deaths are caused by mistakes in the administration of medications given to benefit the... Read More
The mother-child bond is critical to healthy development . Love between the two is even biochemically hard-wired. We need to take note as society moves in a direction that assumes that so long as children's basic needs are met all is well. It isn't.
Scientific studies conclude something mothers everywhere have always intuitively known -... Read More