Category: Other Health and Wellness Topics

In a Nutshell: 5 Steps to Prevent a Stroke

Worldwide, it is estimated that 15 million people have a stroke each year; among these one-third die and one-third are left with a significant disability. Fortunately, it cannot be said that having a stroke was just “a stroke of bad luck.”  Multiple health conditions are associated with strokes, […]

Meike and the Microbiome Bunch

A children’s book that teaches about a healthy microbiome and the relationship with bacteria and antibiotics!

Spotlight on Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is another leafy vegetable, as versatile as it is healthy.  It comes in several varieties, include Lucullus, Fordhook, and Ruby Red.  You may have seen the attractive Rainbow Chard at the supermarket before, a collection of cultivars with different colors.  Swiss Chard is one of my favorite […]

Hacking Healthy Eating with Frozen Vegetables

(Laura Chase de Formigny for The Washington Post; food styling by Marie Ostrosky for The Washington Post) By Ginnie Lin, Edited by Christopher Cirino   Unless you are eating vegetables picked directly from your garden or bought at a farmer’s market, a “fresh” vegetable can vary vastly in […]

Step out and view nature and you'll get a better idea of why your body is the way it is

COVID and Living situations: Quarantine Buddies, Shelter Lovers, and Lending a Friend in Need a Living Space

We are nearing a slow release of social isolation measures.  When these measures were enacted by states in early March, there was never a concrete time limit or end-date announced when a sudden abrupt change in our routine occurred.  The exit strategy is slowly materializing and will likely […]

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