Written By: Linda Marciel Prien Linda Marciel PrienFreelance Writer How to Move Beyond Taboo Thinking According to 2010 national statistics reported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), suicide claims the lives of over 38,000 individuals in the United States each year. Suicide is ranked the 10th leading cause of death in the United […]
Vitamins and minerals are important for your body to function properly. Most of us eat the right foods in the right amounts, but many are increasingly adding supplementation to their diets. Vitamin supplements are not a substitute for a healthy diet; however, there are many good reasons for taking them, it is just important to know the facts. This FDA article has all you need to know about vitamin supplementation, how our bodies process them, how vitamins are regulated and the risk of taking more than you need. Check it out, and then tell us if you take vitamins, which ones, and how you think they help. Share with us on Facebook. Getting the care and information you need, when you need it, isn’t too much to ask.-->
Vitamins and minerals are important for your body to function properly. Most of us eat the right foods in the right amounts, but many are increasingly adding supplementation to their diets. Vitamin supplements are not a substitute for a healthy diet; however, there are many good reasons for taking them, it is just important to […]
Written By: Jacqui Strike, LAc, MSCTM, CMT Acupuncture is an alternative medicine methodology that originates from ancient China. It treats patients with thin, solid needles that are inserted into particular points on the body and helps with symptoms like depression, headaches, back pain, PMS, allergies, and stress. Acupuncture is also great as a preventative medicine […]
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water before food preparation and after using your hands for various duties.
- If you are ill, let someone else do the food preparation
- Make sure all utensils are sanitized.
- Wash all fresh fruits and vegetables.
Preparing for a holiday meal is an important tradition. Friends and families gather, and excitement is in the air. Everyone’s favorite dishes are prepared, but in order to keep your gathering from being memorable in the wrong way, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself and your guests from food-borne illnesses. Food safety is […]
Stacey Stegman is the Director of Public Relations at the Colorado Department of Transportation, and has more than a decade of experience with the organization.-->
Stacey StegmanDirector of Public Relations at CDOT In Colorado, conditions can change from sunny skies to blowing snow within minutes. This unpredictable weather often catches us off guard and can make for a difficult drive. By preparing yourself and your vehicle for the snow and ice, you will make the job a little easier for […]