Category Archives: Health Talk

Sleeping Your Way to Good Health

We all know that we feel better after a good night’s sleep. But researchers tell us that a good sleep is actually extremely good for our health, including preventing diseases. Those who sleep 7-9 hours a night have healthier hearts and sleep reduces inflammation. That’s good for us because inflammation creates more risk for heart-related conditions, as well as cancer … <entire article…>

Eat Well. Get Smart!

Imagine a diet that can make you smarter! Recent studies have shown that certain nutrients may have significantly positive effects on the brain. Some foods actually maximize your brain’s potential, others protect against diseases that affect the brain. Egg yolks – for brain function Spinach –protects against age-related issues Yellow-fin tuna – protects against Alzheimer’s Cranberries – improve memory Sweet … <entire article…>

Sunshine is good for us if…

Exposure to sunlight is very important to our bodies. Sun helps the body produce vitamin D, which maintains calcium levels to help form strong bones. Our skin is the first line of defense against pollutants, ultraviolet (UV) radiation and other environmental factors. Take care of your precious possession! What’s not so good… Excessive exposure to sunlight (more than 10-15 minutes) … <entire article…>