Posts in Healthy Living

Vegan Baking

By: Nhan Ly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

I enjoy baking when I get a chance to do so. When I do bake though, I find I don’t want to eat what I’ve baked. Maybe it’s the effort that went into the baking process or I simply enjoy seeing others eat it happily. Regardless, it’s fun to do ... more

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Nutrition For The Elderly

By: Nhan Ly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Changes become subtle as we age and slowly sneak up upon us. As you age, the number of calories you require begins to decline. You have to be more cautious about the calories you consume as they need to be packed with nutrients. The body becomes less efficient at absorbing ... more

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With The Grain. Part Deux.

By: Nhan Ly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Part two of our journey into the grains. Did you know that most grains are of great benefit to your health? Certains grains are a good source of manganese or magnesium. Simply adding more grain into your diet can be beneficial in the long run for your overall health. Let’s ... more

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Sunburn… Ouch!

By: Nhan Ly | | | 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: Nhan Ly | | | 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: Nhan Ly | | | 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: Nhan Ly | | | 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: Nhan Ly | | | 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: Nhan Ly | | | 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: Nhan Ly | | | 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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