Monthly Archives: April 2014

April is Autism Awareness Month

April 2nd, 2014 was the 7th annual World Autism Awareness Day. On this day every year, autism organizations around the world such as Autism Speaks and the Autism Society honor the day with unique awareness and fundraising events. Throughout the entire month of April, individuals and organizations hold events to raise funds for research, training […]

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The Benefits of Early Rising

Circadian rhythms are the name given to your internal clock, the body system that decides, in part, when you are awake and when you sleep. People who wake up extremely early are often referred to as morning larks, while those who are awake, happiest and most productive at night are called night owls. The majority […]

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Healthy or Hazardous: The Truth About Salt

Salt is everywhere. Chicken noodle soup, pizza and even “healthy” frozen dinners are some of the biggest culprits. It’s a huge part of the American diet, but it’s also a source of controversy. Do you know how much sodium you consume each day? The average adult takes in 50 to 100 percent more than the […]

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3 Ways to Ease Back Pain

Did you know that Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on lower back pain? It’s the top cause of job disability around the world and about one in 10 people suffer with it. Chronic back pain is serious – studies show that it can cause loss of productivity and even more frightening, loss […]

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9 Reasons Monkeys Had It Right All Along – The Health Benefits of Bananas

If you think bananas are just for monkeys, think again! The easy-to-eat fruit is packed with health benefits. Whether you’re struggling with digestive issues, depression, anemia or something else, you may want to consider bananas as part of your solution. Bananas contain fiber along with three sugars – fructose, sucrose, and glucose. This makes them […]

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