- Whole-grain foods, including quinoa, brown rice, whole wheat bread and whole wheat pasta.
- Plenty of fruits.
- Dairy foods, including milk and cheese.
- Sports bars and sports drinks.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
- Could any of my medications cause low blood sugar?
- When should I take my diabetes medications?
- How much medication should I take?
- Should I continue to take my diabetes medications when I am sick?
- Do I need to adjust my medications before I exercise?
- Do I need to adjust my medications if I skip a meal?
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
- Remind them to brush and floss their teeth daily.
- If they have trouble brushing or flossing, a dentist or hygienist should be able to offer suggestions.
- Schedule regular dental checkups.
- Consider possible denture problems if you notice changes in an older person are eating habits.
- Don't neglect an older person's dental care, since bacteria from the mouth ultimately can trigger pneumonia.
Monday, October 15, 2012
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
- Keep a light grip on the handles.
- Hold your elbows close to your body and keep your shoulders relaxed.
- Keep your knees slightly bent.
- Use your wrist to turn the rope and create a smooth arc in the rope as it swings over your head.
- Maintain good posture with your head up and back straight.
- Don't jump too high. This will help reduce impact on knees and ankles.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Some Precautions & Persist number of safety rules:
- Make sure a fence completely surrounds a permanent pool, and that the gate is always locked when the pool isn't being used.
- Never let anyone swim alone, unattended, even for a few seconds.
- Children 4 years or older should take swimming lessons.
- Make sure all toys are kept away from the pool when no one is swimming.
- Completely drain inflatable pools after they are used.
- Don't allow any electrical appliances, tricycles or other riding toys near the pool.
- Never allow diving in a pool that isn't deep enough.
- Don't allow children to run on a pool deck.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
HealthNFitness Tips for the parents of asthmatic children when the air quality is poor:
- Run the air conditioner, and don't let your child spend too much time outside.
- If your kids participate in outdoor activities, limit them to the early morning hours and away from high-traffic areas.
- Talk to your child's sports coach about practicing in an indoor, air conditioned environment on very hot days. Send your child to practice with a rescue inhaler, just in case.
- Ensure that your home is well-ventilated, use an air purifier and avoid wood-burning fires inside the home.
- Discuss your child's asthma action plan with the pediatrician.
Monday, July 9, 2012
- Deep sleep is linked to storing memories.
- External stimulation during sleep can influence a complex skill.
- Electrophysiological signals measuring the brain events produce memory improvement during sleep.
- Sleep-based memory-processing involving other types of skills, habits and behaviors.
Monday, June 11, 2012
HealthNFitness Tips: There are plenty of ways to squeeze in exercise and some social time at work without sacrificing productivity.
The suggestions are:
- Skip the coffee/smoke break and ask a co-worker to join you for a 15-minute walk.
- If you have a regular one-to-one meeting with a co-worker, make it a walking meeting.
- Take the stairs instead of the elevator, and see how many co-workers will join you.
- Start up a workplace walking group to walk on breaks, during lunch and after work.
- Visit a bookstore, gallery or museum for a stroll.