Daily Wellness Tip-Be semi-vegetarian

Daily Wellness Tip-Be semi-vegetarian
Be a semi-vegetarian. That’s someone who supplements a steady diet of vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fruit, and dairy products with occasional moderate servings of beef, poultry, and fish. The potential benefits are many: a lowered risk for heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, the maintenance of a healthy weight, and fewer digestive complaints.Read More

Daily Wellness Tip-Select foods rich in carotenoids

Daily Wellness Tip-Select foods rich in carotenoids
Select foods rich in carotenoids, notably beta carotene. Research shows that these substances may play a role in preventing disease. Their orange color tells you that carrots, sweet potatoes, and cantaloupe are excellent sources of beta carotene. But so are many dark leafy greens, such as collard greens, kale, and spinach, as well as broccoli.Read More

Daily Wellness Tip-Ward off insects

Daily Wellness Tip-Ward off insects
Ward off insects by using a repellent containing DEET or picaridin.  DEET has an excellent safety record when used as directed. For ordinary purposes, concentrations of 10 to 30% are adequate. Apply only on exposed skin, not under clothing; you can also apply higher concentrations directly to clothing made of cotton, wool, or nylon. A newer option is a spray...Read More

Daily Wellness Tip-Eat foods rich in Vitamin C

Daily Wellness Tip-Eat foods rich in Vitamin C
Eat foods rich in vitamin C every day. An adequate intake of such foods may help protect against cancer and possibly other diseases. Besides oranges, the best sources of vitamin C are, in alphabetical order, asparagus, blackberries, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, cauliflower, grapefruit, kale, kiwifruit, mangoes, mustard greens, peppers, raspberries, strawberries, tangerines, and tomatoes.Read More