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Stroke affects everyone differently. A stroke can leave a survivor with difficulties in their speech, cognitive skills, vision and mobility. However, with time, patience and hard work, many are able to regain some of their previous abilities and can lead fulfilling lives.
More and more Americans are demanding food free of synthetic chemicals and pesticides. The availability of organic foods, particularly fruits and vegetables, has increased significantly over the past decade, helping to drive down cost as more farms choose to grow organic due to demand.
Adding fresh fruit to green salads is not a new trend but is one worth continuing. This grilled chicken and spinach salad blends sweet pineapple with spicy habanero peppers! It’s full of fiber and flavor. You can make it as mild or spicy as you like. If the habanero is too spicy, try the more mild jalapeno pepper instead!
Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.
This month’s misconception: All calories are created equal.
A calorie is a calorie is a calorie. Whether it’s from carbohydrate, protein or fat, they’re all the same.
That is true in the most technical sense. But when it comes to good health, wellness and nutrition, that thinking is outdated.