With today's busy lifestyles, and the extremes people go to trying "to do it all" the last thing we need is to stress out over not getting enough physical exercise which kind of defeats the purpose! In the following "Health Tips From The Professor" post, Swiss Physician & Chiropractor, Pierre DuBois, MD helps put exercise into perspective. Like my favorite trainer, Harley Pasternak does in his book, "The Body Reset Diet", Dr. DuBois points out, you don't have to spend hours at the gym, buy expensive equipment or engage in strenuous workouts to achieve a healthy level of fitness.
I still remember my mom saying at the start of each school year, "Pay attention from the very first day and you'll do fine." I repeated Mom's wise words to my girls as they started each new school year. In the following post written for blog.shaklee.com. Dr. Jamie McManus* offers more great advice, that I'm sure my mom would agree with, to help insure that kids -- along with their parents and teachers -- have a great school year!
The kids are back in school and for many parents that means the kids are more susceptible to colds, ear infections and other health challenges. In addition the kids often bring those "bugs" home to younger siblings and to mom and dad too! As much as you try, you can't keep your kids from being exposed to viruses and bacteria; however, there's a lot you can do to support their immune systems so they and you don't get sick! Keep reading for some "simple solutions" to make this school year a healthy one!
Staying fit and eating healthy while traveling can be a challenge. Below are some "simple solutions" from elite athlete trainer, Kai Fusser, MS, courtesy of Health Tips From the Professor.
Search the internet, watch TV, pick up a magazine or go into a book store, and chances are you will become confused by all the "experts" and theories on health, diet, fitness programs, etc. When my personal interest in holistic health started (about 35 years ago and pre-internet) it was challenging to find any information. Today, the challenge is sorting though the plethora of information that is out there to find suggestions and solutions that are credible and not biased by the "expert's" desire for personal gain and fame or by advertisers that may be lurking behind the expert.
I just love when I come across studies that extol the benefits of some of my favorite foods! Strawberries and Blueberries are my favorite berries and I've actually been able to find beautiful organic ones recently -- along with lots of other organic foods -- at BJ's Wholesale Club. (Since conventionally grown berries tend to be high in pesticides, it's best to buy organic.) Now back to the benefits of berries!