Category «Healthy Living»

Diabetes and Skin Dryness

Diabetes patient suffer from skin problems like dry skin and infections, there is no particular reason for this problem, but it is believed that patients with uncontrolled level of blood sugar are prone to skin disease. There is no cure for this disease but with proper measures, this problem can be controlled. First thing, they …

Cinnamon and Its Health Benefits

The inner bark of the trees from the genus Cinnamomum is the main source of cinnamon. Cinnamon has been used in traditional medicine since the early times but it is more commonly known today for its added flavor and aroma to several cooked and baked foods, as well as beverages. This time, you will know …

Is Wine Really Harmful For Diabetes Patients?

According to a study, more than 29 million Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes. When compared to non-diabetes patients, type 2 diabetes patients are more prone to heart diseases.  Apart from medication and insulin, diet plays a vital role in controlling the blood sugar level. Most of the dieticians and doctors believe that starchy carbohydrates …

Fish Oil or Krill Oil For Children?

Cooking oil has been generally used in wide area of food preparation, but a growing number of people are becoming more conscious of achieving a healthy body. While olive and coconut oil are some healthier options, people look into using alternative supplements to prevent diseases. They say that taking a tablespoon of fish oil can …

Fighting for my Dyslexic child’s rights

I first realized my son was falling behind in reading when he was 5 years old and in Kindergarten. Simple three letter sight words where never mastered. He could tell me the sound of each letter of the alphabet but when the three letters were put together into a word his mind couldn’t read it …

So how is swimming working out for you?

Summer is here. In case you were not aware of it yet. Regardless if you go somewhere else to swim, or if you happen to have a pool in your own back yard, you want to have peace of mind that the water you are in, is clean. That is why today I am going …

How to feed broccoli to a kid

Present platter of broccoli with a big smile and excitedly announce to your family that “dinner tonight is going to be AWESOME!” Interrupt the beginning complaints and stink eyes directed at said platter of broccoli with “You know there are kids who do not even have anything to eat!” When they ask for more chicken …

Your sick kid is gonna make my sick kid sick.

I took my 6 year old to the doctor today because her ear and throat hurt. As I was sitting in the waiting room I kept hearing quiet conversations from others as they talked to their own children. “Oh, I’m so sorry you don’t feel good honey.” “You need to sit down and be still …

When will women get a break?

(To all the men in my life – turn away now. You don’t really want to read this.) When moms get sick, there are no sick days to take. We have to keep on keeping on. Someone has to get kids to school, make their breakfast, wipe their butt, get them dressed, and maintain the …