Entries by Juanita

An Apple a Day May Keep the Pharmacist Away

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  asks in his NutritionFacts.org blog, “Which would save more lives: eating an apple a day or taking statin drugs?” Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? That’s a public health message that’s been around since 1866, but is it true? You don’t know until you put it to the test. As […]

Mindful Mood Balance

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)  shared that although many people with depression see improvement in their symptoms after taking antidepressant medication or participating in psychotherapy, some still experience lingering symptoms. While these low- to moderate-level symptoms may continue to have a negative impact on people’s lives, many are not provided with resources to help […]

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health in 2022

Maggie Bloom shared that the start of a new year is always a time for reflection and goal setting. Whether you’re looking to get in shape, eat healthier, or just get more organized, there are plenty of ways to make improvements to your health this year. Even if you did not meet these goals yet, […]

Make-Ahead Road Trip Snacks to Save Time and Money

However long the road trip and whether it’s just you or a crew, snacks are always welcome on the ride. In fact, nutrient-dense, satisfying, make-ahead road snacks don’t just make the trip more enjoyable. They can help you stay more alert, prevent hanger, and help stabilize your energy levels. Plus, since you can make fewer food and […]

All About Dad Bods

Advanced Dermatology shared that we’ve all heard of it, the ‘dad bod’. But what does it really mean, and why has it become a pop culture phenomenon? The dad bod is described as a body shape particular to middle-aged men that is relatively slim, but not lean or toned. In recent years, the dad bod […]


Gerard Gioia, PhD, is the Division Chief of Neuropsychology and the director of the Safe Concussion Outcome, Recovery & Education (SCORE) Program at Children’s National. He treats people with brain injuries with dual areas of interest in disorders involving the executive functions and pediatric concussion/ mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). He shared in the Rise […]

5 Basic Home Modifications for Seniors to Increase Accessibility and Safety

As we age, our mobility decreases, and we eventually reach a point where living independently becomes a challenge. For those seniors who prefer to stay in their own homes for as long as possible, certain modifications can increase accessibility and safety.  This article will discuss five essential home modifications that every senior should consider. Keep […]

Fueling Breakfast Ideas

Nicole Palmieri, who is currently studying Dietetics at the University of Dayton, shared with Healthy Lombard that… We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and clichés must exist for a reason! Breakfast, or whenever you have the first meal of the day, sets the tone for the rest […]

5 Tips for Healthier Skin

Maggie Bloom shared with Healthy Lombard that everyone knows that happy skin is a sign of a healthy one. But have you ever thought about how much of a role skin health plays in your overall well-being? The skin is one of the most sensitive organs in the human body, and as such, alterations in […]