Entries by Juanita

How to Avoid Food Poisoning and Traveler’s Diarrhea

Benedette Cuffari, Scientific Writer & Researcher at https://sibosurvivor.com/team/ shared with Healthy Lombard that every year, millions of people that live in developed countries like the United States will travel to developing countries that may not have the same hygiene standards that you are accustomed to. During their travels, up to 50% of people will at some […]

10 ailments/injuries to avoid this summer

Dr. McNulty, a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Edward Hospital shared in the Edward-Elmhurst Healthy Driven Blog that summertime is all about being outside and enjoying the warm weather as much as possible. Parents and kids alike hit the playgrounds, parks, bike paths, hiking trails, pools, and beaches. And it’s all fun and games — […]

Is sugar sabotaging your health?

Alanna Elliott, an outpatient dietitian shared in the Edwards-Elmhurst Healthy Driven blog that there’s sugar in cookies, there’s sugar in candy bars. There’s sugar in caramel lattes, chocolate-covered raisins and popsicles. There’s also sugar in jars of pasta sauce, loaves of bread and peanut butter. There’s so much sugar added into our food, it’s almost […]

Have You Signed Up Yet For Flat Apple?

The mission of the Healthy Lombard Foundation is to address the epidemic of childhood obesity and promote a healthier lifestyle for all community members through the “Triple A Approach” of awareness, activities, and achievement. With that mission in mind, Healthy Lombard developed the Flat Apple program to incentivize kids to stay active during the summer […]

How to know when chest pain signals a heart attack

Dr. Michael Brottman, a specialist in cardiovascular disease on the medical staff at Elmhurst Hospital and with Advocate Medical Group, shared in the Edwards-Elmhurst Healthy Driven Blog that heart disease remains the top cause of death for men and women in the United States. For many, chest pain is the first symptom of concern. Known […]

How Can I Tell if I’m Getting More Fit?

GO FOR LIFE from the National Institute on Aging at NIH shared that if you’ve been exercising regularly, you’ll soon be able to tell when it’s time to move ahead in your activities. Signs that you’re making fitness progress are: You have more energy. Your overall mood and outlook on life have improved. It’s easier to do […]

Having Flowers Shown to Improve Physical and Mental Health

Coastal Living shared that fresh flowers and plants may improve more than color in a room. According to new research, pretty blooms can also benefit your mental and physical health. Apartment Therapy recently bubbled up a 2008 study by the American Society for Horticulture Science measuring the effects of having flowers and plants in a hospital room on a person’s […]

Coconut Oil, the New Super Food for your Skin

Claudio from Glo Beauty, a site dedicated to all things beauty related, colorful, exciting and informative shared that we all use coconut oil for cooking, baking, all those new healthy ingredient substitutes, but did you know its benefits go far beyond just consuming it. Coconut oil is great for you both inside and out and […]