The Healthiest Meal Delivery Kits to Order
You’ve likely heard of them… probably had a friend or family member try them… and it’s a food trend that’s still going strong! I’m talking about meal delivery kits. They arrive straight to your doorstep with all the ingredients needed to whip up a home cooked meal. But which have your health in mind? Here […]
11 Local Places for a Perfect First Date
Finding the perfect date night spot can be tricky. With new bars and restaurants popping up every weekend and events coming to town non-stop; it should be easy to find something to do. But alas, there is still so much pressure to have the perfect romantic evening. Veronica Williams (pictured) offers some advice-based on personal […]
Future Trends in Health and Wellness (Part III)
This is our final installment of how developments in research and technology will shape the way we live in the future, how our health can be improved, our illnesses treated and how some health problems may become a thing of the past. Pain Management According to the National Center for Health Statistics (2006), approximately 76.2 […]
What’s With All These Milk options?
More and more Americans are turning to plant-based diets than ever before. The increasing demand for plant-based options, and the large number of people with a milk allergy or intolerance has created a huge market for non-dairy milk alternatives. But with so many different options available, how do you choose the right type of milk? […]
Love Makes You Crazy!
We have all felt it—our heart jump when we get a call or text from someone we are interested in, our breath and heart rate quicken when we are romantically interested in someone and they reciprocate…. In short, when we feel ‘in luuve” with someone. When you fall in love, it does some insane […]
Old Fashioned Home Remedies
Common Cold Turning to home remedies at the onset of a cold or flu could reduce the symptoms and shorten the duration of your illness. Everyone you ask will have their own cold remedies that they’ll recommend; raw or manuka honey, elderberry syrup, and chicken soup are some of the most common. Garlic is something […]
Carbs – They are not the Enemy!
We all know people who are often sluggish throughout the day. One solution that you may not have thought of? Eat more carbs! We have been conditioned to think that all carbs are bad – but that just isn’t true! In fact, carbohydrates are the number one source of energy for the body. Making Healthier […]
It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Health and Fitness Levels
Michael A. Fish (pictured) is owner of Practical Fitness Nashville, a gym that specializes in personal training for older adults. Here he explains why it’s never too late to get on that exercise bike! If you’re in the gym and you see a swarm of older adults strutting down the hallway to the fitness center […]
Bone Healthy Foods
When it comes to bone health, most people instantly think “calcium,” which is true, but it does not build and sustain our bones on its own. Vitamin D is often overlooked as a key player in bone health, but it improves calcium absorption and bone growth, too. It is important to maintain a diet including […]
Loving Yourself is Not Selfish!
Our regular writer Sheila McGinnis, suggests some ways to treat yourself and sample the delights of Essential oils. We’re always giving to others and that’s great! We hear often “it’s better to give than to receive,” and that’s a true statement, but how do we “treat others as we would treat ourselves” if we don’t […]
Managing Food and Mood
Health & Wellness Magazine is delighted to partner with the long established Local Table Magazine-pioneers in informing people about local producers, farms and all things healthy eating. Each month, we’ll be reprinting one of their articles. Their website www.localtable.net is a fund of information, so be sure to take a few minutes to look through […]
6 Tips for Choosing a Complementary Health Practitioner
If you’re looking for a complementary health practitioner to help treat a medical problem, it is important to be as careful and thorough in your search as you are when looking for conventional care. Here are some tips to help you in your search: If you need names of practitioners in your area, first check with your […]