by / on April 18, 2024 at 1:11 pm / in Health

How AI is Revolutionizing Health and Wellness

In the fast-paced world we live in, maintaining health and wellness can be a daunting task. Fortunately, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is stepping up, offering innovative solutions that promise to enhance our health management in ways we never thought possible. From personalized fitness routines to early disease detection, AI’s role in health and wellness is transformative. Here’s how AI is making […]

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by / on May 4, 2023 at 10:00 am / in Health

Food as Fuel – Lessons From Fasting

The phrase “food as fuel” never really resonated with me until I started fasting. Now, a word before I go on. Goodness knows I’m no expert on fasting. I did my own research before I started, and you should too. So, a couple of years ago, I decided to give it a try. I chose the period from Sunday night […]

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by / on March 22, 2022 at 3:56 pm / in Health

A Day For Water

Whether you get your H2O from a bottle at the store, from the tap in your kitchen, or an off-grid cistern or well system, it’s an inalienable truth that water is life. And that stands for many reasons. Look to indigenous cultures where women are considered the Grandmothers and Water Keepers who speak for and seek to protect water. It’s […]

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by / on March 21, 2022 at 3:33 pm / in Health

Confusing Consumption

In a world where we have what seems like limitless data at our fingertips, sometimes the ease of access to information can cause confusion. There are so many studies, ideas, and beliefs related to food and health you might not know the difference between what’s right and what’s right now. The idea of what a healthy diet consists of will […]

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by / on July 16, 2021 at 10:30 am / in Health

Dealing with Trauma

The word trauma elicits visions of graphic ER injuries and wounds, but there’s another, quieter and less visible side to it filled with emotions, triggers, and responses that we’re finally hearing more about. Psychological trauma, as it’s known, comes in many forms, and seeking help from a professional who has successfully come through it is always the best treatment, especially […]

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by / on June 9, 2021 at 2:39 pm / in Health

Summer Safety

It’s almost summer and if you’re anything like me that means you’re spending as much time outdoors as possible. A little sunshine on your shoulders and vitamin D sounds great, but before you get out there, let’s take a look at some sun info, shall we? The sun is an over 4.5 billion-year-old star that provides energy, light, and heat […]

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by / on May 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm / in Health

Stress Less and Start Living: The Sleep-Stress Cycle, Part 4

Did you know you should be getting seven to nine hours of quality sleep each night for optimal health? Yet 35.2% of American adults aren’t getting enough sleep and 33% report symptoms of insomnia – difficulty falling or staying asleep – every night. And that’s on a good day! With us all cooped up and restless due to the pandemic, […]

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by / on March 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm / in Health

Making the Most of Your Time… at a Distance

The idea of social distancing is quickly becoming our new normal. With the recent spread of COVID-19 public health officials agree that we should all limit our contact with people and avoid group gatherings until further notice. So how will you spend your time? Here are 7 ways to start: Stay connected: A great conversation goes a long way. Your mental […]

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by / on March 11, 2020 at 9:17 am / in Health

Staying Safe from Coronavirus

If there’s one thing that’s spreading faster than the coronavirus, it’s panic. Fortunately, helpful information travels just as quickly. Each day we’re learning more about the virus and what preventative measures we can take. Here’s what you need to know to stay healthy and safe. What is coronavirus exactly? “Coronavirus” is a class of viruses that cause respiratory infections in […]

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by / on February 1, 2020 at 10:58 am / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Year in Review

This is the last installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. Last year I began with a hopeful resolution and a plan of action, which has come full circle. If you’ve been following along, you know I have type 1 diabetes and started the previous year with a penchant for chocolate and lack […]

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