Posts in Healthy Living

Sunburn… Ouch!

By: dly | | | Category: Healthy Living

Summer and the sun. It goes hand and hand. Now that summer’s here, it’s time to hit the fun spots like the beach or park. When you’re having fun in the sun, you may forgot to put on sunblock or sunscreen. As a result, you’re now suffering from a sunburn. ... more

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Lacking in Vitamin D?

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

I previously wrote an article about vitamin supplementing and spoke a little bit about Vitamin D. I wanted to go more in-depth with this particular vitamin and pose a question.  Are you getting enough Vitamin D? Most adults seem to fall short on this particular vitamin. Vitamin D is a ... more

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Before You Enjoy That Alcohol…

By: dly | | | Category: Healthy Living

In America when we reach the age of 21, we are given the privilege to have an alcoholic beverage. Other countries can enjoy a glass of wine or beer even before the minimum age requirement. Some people need a wind me down time and that may include a nice cup ... more

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Soy Yogurt

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

I’m a big fan of yogurt. It’s great as a quick breakfast or snack and comes in so many flavors. Unfortunately for vegans out there, yogurt contains dairy. Luckily for you, there are dairy-free yogurts to enjoy! Vegan yogurts come in different varieties and are healthy replacement for dairy yogurts. ... more

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How to Avoid Summer Colds

By: dly | | | Category: Healthy Living, Uncategorized

With summer just around the corner, I’d thought I’d write an article about summer colds. I don’t know about you, but I’ve gotten sick quite a few times during the summer. When you think of summertime, you think of the beaming sun, relaxing on the beach, getting a suntan and ... more

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Daily Fruits and Vegetables

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

It seems to be a concern for many Americans on whether or not they’re getting enough fruits and vegetables. They say you should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables or that an apple keeps the doctor away. What is the importance of eating vegetables and fruits daily? Those who eat ... more

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Stay Hydrated

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Whew!! It has been a hot week in California, we’ve hit the 100°F weather. We’ve been dealing with fires, Santa Ana winds, and dry air. I recently took my nephew out to the park and boy was he a static clinger. Luckily the weather is starting to cool and the temperature ... more

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Making Time for Breakfast

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

We’ve always heard someone say to never skip breakfast and that it was the most important meal of the day. Well, that’s not a fib and they really do mean it. But in this day and age where life is hectic, do you have time for breakfast? I don’t and ... more

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Bitter Melon

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Bitter melon or bitter gourd is known as Karela in India, Goya in Japan, Foo Gwa in Chinese or Kho Qua in Vietnamese. Whatever you call it, bitter melon or bitter gourd as its name suggests is bitter. Bitter melon is widely eaten in Asian countries. It originated from the ... more

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Fancy a Cup of Tea?

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

I love tea. Ever since I was a child, I have memories of drinking tea with my grandmother. I love the taste of a dark tea that’s been steeped really well. I’ve tried all sorts of teas from Oolong, Jasmine, Chrysanthemum to Green tea. I don’t have a particular favorite ... more

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