Entries by Jay Wojcik

Even sanitizing it doesn’t kill all the bacteria

Kim Hayes, shared for  AARP, that while most of the bacteria found in sponges are not harmful, there are some pathogens that could cause infections in humans. Dangerous bacteria can linger in a dish sponge even after attempts to sterilize it, according to a new German study published in the journal Scientific Reports. Researchers from Furtwangen University described kitchen sponges […]

Be careful out there!

Edeards-Elmhursh Health asked, “When you picture dangerous winter activities, do you think of skiing or maybe snowboarding?” You may be surprised that, on average, only 38 Americans are killed each year in skiing and snowboarding accidents combined, compared to 100 deaths in the U.S. related to shoveling snow. Yes, there are probably a lot more […]

If You’re Going to Make One Diet Change in 2018 …

CYNTHIA SASS, MPH, RD, a Health’s contributing nutrition editor, a New York Times best-selling author, and a consultant for the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets. shared in  Health that committing to a complete diet overhaul in the new year can be overwhelming, exhausting, time consuming, and frankly unsustainable. So my advice to anyone who wants to make a […]

Why You Should Stop Tossing Your Citrus Peels

KAT KINSMAN share in My Recipes on December 18, 2017 that if you still consider the rinds on your lemons, oranges, limes, and grapefruits garbage, it’s high time you step into the light. Have you ever gotten a present, squealed with delight at its contents, then tossed the box and packing materials out only to realize later that […]

Want to improve your health in 2018? Follow this advice

Over the next couple weeks many of you will find yourselves reflecting on this past year as well as looking ahead to 2018. Joshua Steckler, owner of Push Fitness, a personal training studio located in Schaumburg specializing in weight loss, muscle toning, and nutrition shared that chances are, personal health will be on your mind, […]

Nonsurgical knee pain relief available locally

Dr Gregory Castello, a Board Certified physician for over 20 years, now offers an FDA approved, safe, effective, non surgical treatment in his new Joliet location. It utilizes a Hyaluronic acid gel lubricant injected into the knee that replaces the natural lubrication that is lost in the knee as we age. This has been known […]

Your heart can love dining out

The Edwards-Elmhurst Health’s  Healthy Living Blog suggests that grabbing carry-out can feel like a lifesaver after a hectic day of work and family life. It’s even more of a break when eating out means being waited on at a full-service restaurant. The good news is that you don’t have to invite guilt along to your […]

Sugar In A Child’s Diet

Katie MIlls ,  the editor of Daily Health Click https://www.dailyhealthclick.com shared that if you’ve opened a newspaper (on or offline) at any point over the last few years, the chances are you’ll have seen at least one article expressing concern about high levels of sugar consumption, particularly by children. You’ll probably also have heard about […]

Healthy Holidays from Healthy Lombard

Catherine Roberts shated in Consumer Report that if you’re watching your weight or trying to eat more healthfully, the holidays can certainly be a challenge. Buffet tables make portion control more difficult, open bars and punch bowls make it easy to overindulge in alcohol, and seasonal treats are often laden with fat, sugars, and salt. And the consequences […]