Easy Ways To Ease Back Pain

Lower back pain plagues individuals from youth to the elderly.  Its causes are numerous and range from occasionally moving incorrectly and straining the back to chronic pain based on poor posture, weak muscles or an injury from long ago. The National Athletic Trainers Association suggests mobilizing yourself.  Sitting for hours at a time with poor posture strains the back and…

Wild Pacific Salmon Explained

  While most consumers have learned that wild salmon is preferable to farm-raised, there are many other variables to consider. Even after ruling out Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Trout, there are still 5 species of Pacific Salmon, and each goes by several names. Additional factors such as environment, fat content, and processing can make all…

Cataracts: Take Steps Now to Prevent Them

    Imagine living a life where you cannot see anything further than 10 feet clearly. When your vision of your loved ones and family members is constantly blurred. Welcome to the life of a cataract sufferer. This disease might start off as merely irritating, but it will soon evolve into a disease that affects not only your…

Fashion and Beauty Are Risky Business for Your Health

This winter’s fashion and beauty trends should come with warning labels on them.  Several are positively dangerous to your health by causing upper and lower body strain, bacterial invasion and skin reactions.  They can even compromise your immune system, resulting in colds, flu and cancer. “Women  can pay a high price for fashion when it comes to their…

Eat Tuna Safely

Tuna is an almost perfect food.  It provides high quality protein and healthy fats. Tuna tastes great, is versatile and easy, and the price can’t be beat. But fear of mercury has kept this impressive food in the shadows as people wondered if any amount could be safely eaten. The Environmental Working Group has developed a calculator that tells how much tuna can…