Entries by Juanita

Plan to Stay Safe, Mobile, and Independent

The Center for Disease Control asks, “How would you get to the grocery store if you suddenly found yourself unable to drive? Would you be able to get to doctor appointments, social engagements, or church? Does your community have reliable public transportation or rideshare services?” Mobility is the ability to get where you want to […]

Make fitness “me time” during pregnancy

Mary BielawskiACE certified personal trainer shared in the Edwards Elmhurst Healthy Driven Blog that when you’re pregnant, your body is constantly working hard growing another little human being. It’s very important to take excellent care of your ever-changing body during this special time.  As long as your doctor, midwife or nurse practitioner gives you the […]

All About the Green Tea

Soveet Gupta, CEO of Udyan Tea, an e-commerce specialty tea store from Darjeeling (India) shared with Healthy Lombard that whether you drink it as a hot refreshment to avert old man winter or iced to frosted to chill on a sweltering summer day, tea is an empowering drink that people around the world devour in […]

March is National Nutrition Month

Action for Healthy Kids would like to share some food for thought (pun intended). This is a great time to set nutrition goals for your family. In addition to choosing what to eat more of or less of, think about your goals around food acquisition or preparation. Some examples might be including your kids in the menu planning […]

The 12 Best Apps for Tracking Your Health in 2019

The Bestow Team, a life insurance company using big data and technology to bring simple and affordable coverage to everyone shared with Healthy Lombard that the New Year is seen as a time of new beginnings and resolutions. It’s the perfect opportunity to make positive changes in our lives, which is why so many Americans make living […]

Are You Ready For Spring?

May your troubles be less  and your blessings here to stay  and the temptation to start gardening keep your back pain away!   Dr. Sally Pepping from DuPage Healthcare Ltd, in Glen Ellyn, shared that the weather report calls for an unseasonably warm Saturday in March.  You instinctively look at your yard and it looks like […]

Plan to Stay Safe, Mobile, and Independent

The Center for Disease Control asks, “How would you get to the grocery store if you suddenly found yourself unable to drive? Would you be able to get to doctor appointments, social engagements, or church? Does your community have reliable public transportation or rideshare services?” Mobility is the ability to get where you want to […]

Tortillas can help prevent birth defects?

Laura MacCleery, Policy Director for Center for Science in the Public Interest shared that most flour is fortified to help prevent birth defects? It’s just one way our food system helps to improve health outcomes for Americans and is well-known as one of the most important and simple public health advances. But not everyone is benefiting […]

Relieving Nausea with Ginger

College of DuPage Nursing Student Mary Budner researched that Ginger is a type of root that can be found through various means in several products. Ways to take ginger include; fresh, dried, powdered, candied, pickled, as a type of tea or juice, and – you can even put ginger jam on your morning toast. Ginger has been […]