How often do you get outside? Too many of us are spending way too much time indoors and are paying the price for it with our health! When we get outside we get Vitamin D from the sun, fresh air for our lungs and brain to give us energy and we reconnect to the natural state of the world around us.
Let's face it, we are all busy people! We run around all day from the moment we wake up. The key to feeding yourself right is to have a plan....otherwise when the afternoon munchies arrive you will want to grab anything that's handy. Don't get stuck in the "fast food" trap, instead let's talk about having some good ideas, that are quick, convenient and ready to grab!
Your health begins with your gut! In Western medicine we are not taught the importance of good gut health, yet it is at the root of your overall health. In Eastern medicine, this is commonly acknowledged and this is where they begin whether you are going in for emotional, neurological or physical reasons.
Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:41
Dr. Irfan Altafullah, Stroke Center Medical Director North Memorial Health Care
The statistics around stroke are staggering. Each year over 130,000 people in the United States die after experiencing a stroke and according to the Minnesota Department of health, since 2005, the number of stroke hospitalizations has remained between 11,000 and 12,000 a year. For minorities, the numbers are even more alarming. Minorities have higher stroke risks, stroke occurrence at an earlier age and, for some, more severe strokes.