Entries by Jay Wojcik

Essential Health Screenings for Older Adults

Jennifer Scott from SpiritFinder.org shared that regular health checkups are important for people of all ages, but older adults should make getting the recommended health screenings a priority. Early detection is the key to successful management of many chronic diseases and can have substantial impacts on the odds of surviving many types of cancer. Even if […]

Helpful skin care tips

Dermatologist, Dr. Donna Hart from Kovak Dermatology & Laser Institute shared that since Spring is right around the corner this is a great time to consider the following: Self Skin Checks– Skin self exams can help find spots that differ from others. If you notice a spot that changes, itches, or bleeds, make an appointment to see […]

MARCH IS NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH!

Cindy Maloney, R.N, B.A, PEL-CSN, Certified School Nurse at Glenbard North High School, shared this Wellness Tip: Color your plate! A good variety of fruits and vegetables will ensure nutritional quality. The colors to include regularly are: dark green (spinach, broccoli, asparagus, green beans), yellow/orange (sweet potatoes, carrots, mangoes, cantaloupe), red (Cherries, strawberries, red peppers, tomatoes) and […]

How you can become a Morning Person

“Do you set multiple alarms, press snooze, and hope you’ll wake up on time, just to be half asleep?  Well if you do, you’re not alone! So many of us struggle with getting up and being alert in the morning. But don’t worry, you can break the habit with just a few of these tips!” […]

Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-free: What Do They Really Mean?

Sandy Getzky, is the executive coordinating editor at The Global Nail Fungus Organization, a group committed to helping the 100+ million people suffering from finger and toenail fungus and is also a registered Herbalist and member of the American Herbalist’s Guild.  She was very gracious and wrote the following article especially for the Healthy Lombard […]

A Landmark Study for Alzheimer’s Prevention

With more than 5 million people living with with Alzheimer’s disease in the US, chances are you know someone who is impacted. Researchers across the country are currently conducting clinical trials aimed at identifying new treatments, and they need your help. Without participants, the pace of new research discoveries is slowed. The Anti-Amyloid Treatment in […]

15 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Jen Miller shared in her newsletter that chia seeds are a versatile superfood. They are rich in vitamins and minerals the support good health in many ways. These low calorie, high nutrient grains of goodness are important for both the body and the brain. Below, Jenn offers 15 amazing health benefits of chia seeds, and […]

Are you as fit as you should be for your age?

Victoria Hall, Acting Beauty Director for the Telegraph shared that according to Virgin Active’s latest research, 52% of British women between the ages of 25 and 34 would rather look slim and toned in their holiday photos than be fit enough to run a marathon. Those under 25 claimed that ‘looking good’ was the main […]