2018 Resolutions
9Jan, 2018

2018 Health Resolutions

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The NEW YEAR is here, and it’s time to make resolutions to help you live a healthier life! Whether you resolve to quit smoking, lose weight, eat better, be more active, or get more sleep, these are all things that can help you create a healthier lifestyle. Here are some ideas:   SET A GOAL Be realistic and set achievable goals. You didn’t gain the weight, or get out of shape overnight, so don’t expect to be back in shape or thin overnight either. It will happen, and every effort […]

6Aug, 2015

Healthy Habits mean Healthy Eyes

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This year the CDC is working to promote healthy contact lens wear and care. August 24-28 is dedicated to teaching contact wearers healthy habits that can reduce the risk of eye infections. This years campaign is focusing on 3 areas to help keep your eyes safe. Contact lens hygiene, contact lens use, care and storage, and eye doctor visits. “The CDC is advising that contacts are like underwear. Don’t over-wear. Avoid that sketchy pair. Carry a spare pair.” The CDC wars that wearing lens that are not cleaned as directed […]

Vision Health Month
12May, 2015

Healthy Vision Month

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The National Eye Institute (NEI) encourages you to join in celebrating Healthy Vision Month by encouraging friends and family to make eye health a priority. The NEI encourages you to get regular comprehensive dilated eye exams. This eye exam is the only way to know for sure that your eyes are completely healthy. Many vision issues go unnoticed and many common eye diseases have no symptoms. During a comprehensive eye exam, drops are placed into your eyes to help widen your pupil. This allows your eye doctor to examine your […]

National Nutrition Month
12Mar, 2015

National Nutrition Month – Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle

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March is National Nutrition Month! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. They encourage all to adopt an eating and activity plan that focuses on fewer calorie consumption and daily exercise. A healthy eating plan emphasizes nutrient-rich foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans, and peas, and nuts and seeds. Healthy eating is one that encourages one to limit foods […]