Managing A New Food Allergy

The number of food products catering to those watching out for allergens has skyrocketed in the grocery stores in the last few years. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you. Surely you’ve seen the stickers and claims on half the boxes lining the shelves. It’s not just “low fat!” or “50% less salt!” anymore.

Environmental Exposure

Exposure to toxins in our environment can cause or contribute to a wide range of health problems. Everything from the common cold to cancer could be attributed to the buildup in our bodies of the variety of toxins we are exposed to on a daily basis.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

With late summer nights long gone and the sun setting earlier every evening, it is common for seasonal depression to start to creep in on some of us this time of year. Less sunshine and more overcast days coupled with damp weather and more time spent inside can be a bit of a downer after a few months of basking in the afternoon rays.

Get Active This Fall!

There are endless studies telling us (pleading even) that a big part of our overall health means including some sort of physical activity within our day. It doesn’t have to be a 4 hour treadmill marathon every night though- getting your heart rate up for just 30 minutes a day is beneficial.

Summertime Sunshine Safety

Throughout these hot summer months, it’s not uncommon to see picnic baskets packed full of snacks & drinks, and probably accompanied with a bottle of sunscreen or so. While it is important to protect your skin from the suns rays, many of the common brands of sunscreen can be full of carcinogenic ingredients.