What Does Organic Mean? If you see the “USDA Organic” or “Certified Organic” seal on your food, the item must have an ingredients list that is 95-percent or more certified organic, meaning free of synthetic additives like pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and dyes. It must also not be processed using industrial solvents, irradiation, or genetic engineering, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The remaining 5 … Continue reading Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?
After sitting behind a desk for more than eight hours a day, you’re bound to get some aches and pains in your neck, back, or wrists. However, by incorporating proper office ergonomics (think feng shui that helps your joints), feeling tired or achy will be a thing of the past. Changes such as correct chair height, equipment spacing, and desk posture can ensure a comfortable … Continue reading Workplace Ergonomics for Better Health
With winter on the horizon, our days will become shorter, and sunlight will come and go in the blink of an eye. The winter season is that time of year when some people feel slow, sluggish, and, frankly, quite sad. Some people might even find themselves feeling this way at the same time every year. Could it be possible that there is a serious problem … Continue reading Alleviating SAD-ness
When living the single life, everything is about your daily schedule, free time, and goals. Also, it is completely acceptable to seclude yourself at home with a bowl of cereal and the newest “Grey’s Anatomy” episode with zero judgment. It’s all relatively smooth sailing until you find that one person that turns your world upside-down in the best possible way. Before you know it, you’re … Continue reading Can Love Affect Your Waistline?
Mouth health doesn’t just mean keeping those pearly whites clean and free of cavities. There are other parts of the mouth that also need that twice-daily attention. Otherwise, an infection can take hold and turn into oral disease. Your mouth is naturally full of bacteria, but sometimes the bad bacteria likes to cling to the gums and inner cheeks that can cause more than just … Continue reading Sink Your Teeth Into Mouth Health