Healthy Living


Types of Pasta

October 25th, 2012

Pasta is a great choice for dinner because its kid friendly, tastes good, is inexpensive and can be made into a variety of different dishes. Next time you go shopping for pasta, consider buying something different than spaghetti. The many kinds of noodles differ in shape and texture, creating many opportunities for flavorful and exciting cuisine. Here's a list of some of the...


Why Walnuts Are a Delicious Way to Keep Your Heart Healthy

October 22nd, 2012

Walnuts are high in a particular type of vitamin E that has proven to be especially beneficial to male cardiovascular health. Studies have shown that regular consumption can lower bad cholesterol levels, and they're chock full of omega-3 fatty acids. Other research suggests that the high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory content of walnuts may help adults lower their risk of...


Good For Taste, Even Better For Your Body - Health Benefits of Nuts

October 22nd, 2012

Nuts come in a variety of forms and they're great to enjoy salted, roasted, as a spread or in your favorite baked goods. While their tastes are large parts of their appeal, they're also beneficial for your body. Here are a few of the health benefits of some of your favorite nuts. Healthy fats The Mayo Clinic reports that nuts are good for your heart and they can help bring...


Five Common Workout Mistakes to Avoid

October 11th, 2012

If you're like many people, you're using the upcoming warm spring weather to get outside and start on that workout routine that you keep telling yourself to do. While exercise is one of the most important aspects of a healthy lifestyle, you can't assume that unwanted pounds will magically disappear just because you start to move more often. If you're not working out the right...


Tips for Picking the Right Dentist

October 5th, 2012

Your dentist plays a large role in your oral health, and every visit you make - whether it's an annual cleaning or a root canal - should be as pleasant as possible. Here are a few considerations that you may want to take in order to make sure you've chosen the right one for you.Right locationYour dentist appointments won't do you any good if you can't make it to the office,...


Dealing with a Messy Roommate

October 4th, 2012

Whether you share a dorm room with a roommate or have an apartment with someone else, having your penchant for neatness thwarted by a messy counterpart can be quite frustrating. Here are a few tips that you may want to take into consideration when it comes to dealing with your disorganized roommate. Set up a cleaning schedule If you want everything to stay clean and...


Great Smartphone Apps for Getting Organized

October 3rd, 2012

Clutter and disorganization can be detrimental to your work efforts and cause stress when you're at home or in the office. If you feel the negative effects of clutter - both mentally and physically - you may want to take strides to organize your life. Fortunately, with the digital age come more resources that help solve this dilemma. Here are a few apps for your smartphone...


How to Deal With Acne as an Adult

September 28th, 2012

For the majority of the population, acne problems are long behind us - many of us had breakouts galore as teenagers, but they eventually cleared up on their own. However, according to WebMD, 20-30 percent of adults between the ages of 20 and 60 still have to deal with pimples. Adult acne is caused by an oily substance known as sebum - if the body produces too much sebum, it...


Simple Ways to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

September 26th, 2012

Although you may not be able to eliminate your cardiovascular disease risk altogether, there's a lot you can do to help your good health last for the next several years. Among the most well-known methods of doing this are regular physical exercise and eating well. Often, the issue arises that we try to take on too many changes at once and wind up slipping back into our old...


How to Keep Your Blood Pressure at Healthy Levels

September 20th, 2012

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is vital for your cardiovascular wellbeing. According to Hands on Health South Carolina, people who don't control their high blood pressure are three to four times more likely to develop heart disease and are up to seven times more likely to suffer from a stroke. Lowering your blood pressure doesn't have to be a difficult and daunting task,...