Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Everyone wants to live a healthier life, and that often means consuming fewer simple carbohydrates, or sugars. There are so many studies that link high sugar consumption to poor health that it makes sense to limit your intake by eating low sugar foods. According to a report on the [...]
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Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger To get the most out of your workout, it’s essential to fuel up before and after your sweat session. If you’re not sure what to eat pre- and post-workout, here are some ideas for heart healthy snacks: Pre-Workout Snacks Eating before your workout will give you the energy you [...]
Posted by Beth Manos Brickey, Tasty-Yummies.com For most of us, choosing a healthy lifestyle with a deep concern for the quality of the ingredients in the products we use and a need to know where it comes from, extends into all areas of our life. Healthcare and beauty products, household cleaners and of course, the [...]
Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger Bad breath is often the result of the foods you eat, but it can also occur for less obvious reasons. Knowing the cause can go a long way to helping stop the problem, and so can a number of home remedies, when used in conjunction with regular oral [...]
Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger Busy kids develop their own set of priorities, and brushing their teeth twice each day doesn’t usually rank very high. To encourage kids to brush without issuing continual reminders, design a reward chart for kids to set expectations and encourage healthy oral habits. A poster-sized chart is a visual [...]
Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Flower arrangements brighten up any room. Creating your own flower design with backyard blooms is easy and inexpensive, and a lot greener than store-bought creations. Here are some flower arrangement ideas to help you create the prettiest bouquet around. Option 1: Asters, Zinnias, and More If you have lots [...]
Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger You’ve probably had the same nighttime oral care routine since you were a kid, but is it as good as it can be? Establishing a night routine is even more important than in the morning because any bacteria present in your mouth while sleeping will increase your chances of [...]
Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger If your child has already lost a baby tooth, he probably left it under the pillow for the tooth fairy in the hopes of a special treat in return. Another way for kids to get into the spirit of the tooth fairy is to help them build a fairy house [...]
Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Paddleboarding may look easy, but it’s a real balancing act (literally) when you first get started. You or your kids may be tempted to try it sometime soon—whether it’s on family vacation, summer camp, or a spontaneous weekend getaway to a local nature spot. When that day comes, there’s [...]
Posted by Tania Cowling, guest blogger If you’re lucky enough to live near the ocean, or are planning a vacation at the beach, you can turn the water into a classroom. Including a few beach games for the kids will keep them entertained and educated at the same time. Here are five activities you can [...]