Category Archives: Healthy Living

Wellness Wednesday Recipe: Barcelona Hot Chocolate

Ingredients 2/3 cup boiling water 2 ounces good-quality dark or bittersweet (60 to 70 percent cocoa) chocolate, finely chopped 1 1/3 cups 1% low-fat milk 1 cup brewed espresso or strong coffee 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup packed … Continue reading

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Music to the Teeth: How to Play Your Best while Protecting Your Pearly Whites

Playing an instrument has plenty of benefits. It can stave off dementia. It can improve literacy in developing brains. And it fosters creativity. Music may be the language of the soul, but some instruments might not be the best on … Continue reading

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Why the Truth about Fish Oil Will Have You Tearing Up

Usually, when we say something is fishy, we mean there’s more to it than meets the eye. Or that we smell a tuna sandwich nearby. When it comes to fish oil, there may not be more than meets the eye, … Continue reading

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Six ways to reduce the effects of sport drinks on your teeth

Summer is here and that means getting more outdoor exercise like walking, hiking and biking. To quench their thirst, many people turn to sports drinks, but may be unaware of the harm that these beverages can have on teeth. The … Continue reading

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Savor Your Health, Consume Smart

It is said that you are what you eat. And, for some that’s a pretty scary thought – especially after just downing another large value meal from a fast food establishment, simply because it was convenient. The fact of the … Continue reading

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Understanding Age-Related Macular Degeneration

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, this disease is the leading cause of vision loss among those 60 years of age and older. It affects more than 10 million Americans, and … Continue reading

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Show Yourself Some Love

Sure, Valentine’s Day is a holiday for the heart, but here are ways you can show your whole body how much you love it … Commit to Wellness Just like eating healthy, exercising and taking your vitamins, being proactive when … Continue reading

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