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Chia Seeds The Ultimate Superfood By Carolyn Eagle

Posted January 27, 2015
Chia Seeds The Ultimate Superfood

 You may remember chia from those television ads with the sprouting clay heads, but there is so much more to this wonderful seed than you may realize. Chia is currently undergoing a huge boost in popularity as experts have been looking to history to rediscover new sources of nutrition and susta... Read More...

The Surprising Symptoms of a Sinus Infection By Carolyn Eagle

Posted January 20, 2015
The Surprising Symptoms of a Sinus Infection

Cold season is well and truly on us and I can’t help but think back to last year when I had what I thought was the mother of all colds. It started with the typical runny nose, sneezing, chills, and general discomfort but then it seemed like two weeks later I was still exhausted and fuzzy heade... Read More...

Orange Is the New Green By Carolyn Eagle

Posted January 14, 2015
Orange Is the New Green

It seems like we are always being told to eat our greens and while kale and spinach certainly pack a nutritional punch, don’t underestimate how much you can gain from orange and yellow fruits and veggies as well. Here are our top 5 reasons why orange is the new green:   Beta Carotene ... Read More...

What Are The Mumps and Should You Be Worried? By Carolyn Eagle

Posted January 5, 2015
What Are The Mumps and Should You Be Worried?

With the recent outbreak of mumps in the NHL, what was once considered by many a childhood disease almost eradicated by vaccination has now hit the spotlight in a big way.  The truth is that mumps have never gone away completely so here is a bit of a primer in what they are, how you get them, a... Read More...

Healthy Eating Strategies for the Holidays By Carolyn Eagle

Posted December 29, 2014
Healthy Eating Strategies for the Holidays

The holiday season is a dietary minefield for those of us who are trying to eat healthier. It seems like temptation is there no matter where you roam, so here are some of my favorite tips to keep on track while still enjoying all the holidays have to offer.   AT THE OFFICE   Home baked... Read More...

High Blood Pressure and Hypertension: Learning the Basics By Carolyn Eagle

Posted December 14, 2014
High Blood Pressure and Hypertension: Learning the Basics

If you have ever had a check-up at the doctor’s office, you will be familiar with the idea of having your blood pressure taken. It is a quick, harmless test, but what exactly is your doctor looking for?   A blood pressure cuff measures the pressure or force of blood against the walls of... Read More...

Six Ways to Eat Healthy While Dining Out By Sagan Morrow

Posted August 31, 2014
Six Ways to Eat Healthy While Dining Out

Yes, you can eat healthy even when you’re out at restaurants! Here’s what to do: 1) Choose local businesses over chain restaurants. With chain restaurants, there’s too much of the unknown surrounding your food. Some of the items will be shipped in bulk from far away. Most of the m... Read More...