Wellness News & Info

Mary Howard RN

Healthy Airport Eating: Finding the Right Meal Combinations

airportHealthBusy airport passengers often have so much to do before a flight that they often forget to plan out a proper meal. People often rush before boarding their flight and they have little time to select a truly nutritious meal at the airport. Grabbing whatever is in sight at the food court is not always the best option when it comes to eating before a flight.

Grass Fed Meats

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Omega Fatty Acids: Getting down to the Grass Roots

by Mary Howard, RN

We will look at why some meat is better than others for you and why some fats are better than others for you. What are these Omega fats, anyway? We will also look at why the fat ratio of meat and eggs can be affected by the animal’s feed and living conditions. We’ll also touch on the fact that, just because an animal was raised on organic feed it still may not have the nutrients needed to make their meat healthy.

Mind, Body, Spirit

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Living Better Longer: The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection

by Mary Howard, RN

Can you control your destiny? Well, maybe or maybe not but there are a few things you can do to help it along. Let’s look at physical drains and how they affect the mind and spirit and emotional drains and how they affect the physical body.

Berries: Very Nutritious and Very Berry Good

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by Mary Howard, RN

Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, and Strawberries are all very healthy. Besides containing Vitamin C they also contain Antioxidants. Antioxidants break down harmful molecules in the body that lead to age related illnesses. Among 40 other fruits and vegetables, blueberries are the highest in these Antioxidant properties.

Heart Smart

MaryLets Get Heart Smart: Risk Factors of Heart Related Illness

 by Mary Howard, RN

There is new evidence that shows dietary intake of fat and cholesterol, such as fat meat and eggs, may not be the culprit to heart related illness. Carbohydrates and Homocysteine levels may be some of the important culprits. We’ll also look at some other factor to lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure.