Tip/Thought of the Day

FDA Proposes Update to Food Labels

Currently the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires food labels for most prepared foods including cereals, canned and frozen foods, and pre-packaged snacks. This requirement falls under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and was intended to help consumers better understand what they might consume. June 2018, changes were made to food labels to… Continue reading FDA Proposes Update to Food Labels

Weight Loss

10 Ways to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Eating a diet full of whole foods, including fruits and vegetables, ensures your body operates at its best. The recommended daily amount of fruits for adults is 1.5-2 cups, and 2-3 cups of vegetables. Sources share that only 1 out of 10 Americans actually eats the recommended amounts, with the rest of us needing to… Continue reading 10 Ways to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Tip/Thought of the Day

Breakthrough Method to Dispose of PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ Shows Promise

We've previously shared about the health concerns tied to PFAS, "forever chemicals" that are now thought to be found in the blood of up to 97% of Americans. PFAS, short for per-and-poly-fluoroalkyl substances, was developed in 1946 by DuPont and was introduced in nonstick cookware coated with Teflon. Since then, the family of fluorinated chemicals… Continue reading Breakthrough Method to Dispose of PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ Shows Promise

Weight Loss

When You Work Out Impacts Your Body

It’s well known that exercise positively impacts your wellness. Not only does it decrease the risk of many health concerns like hypertension, type 2 diabetes, pain, and some cancers (to name a few), but it has also been found to lower the risk of all cause mortality. Daily exercise is strongly encouraged, and new studies… Continue reading When You Work Out Impacts Your Body

Living With Chronic Pain

How to Sleep Better (While Living With Chronic Pain)

Those of us who suffer from chronic pain know how precious and elusive sleep can be. Awakening repeatedly or having trouble getting to or staying asleep is a constant issue. In order to function at our best we need to experience all stages of sleep since each one is vital to awakening refreshed and ready… Continue reading How to Sleep Better (While Living With Chronic Pain)