Monthly Archives: June 2013

Food Labels- What are they really saying?


Measuring everything you eat can be a drag… There is a better way to keep track of what you are eating is both simple and effective.  Reading food labels seem to be the most effective way of determining the right kind of food to be bought in the supermarket. It lets you make sensible food selections. Through the “Nutrition Facts” section in a particular item in the grocery, you can identify the amount of serving sizes provided in that product. […]

Oh my Aching Back…..


Back pain strikes countless individuals and can range from a mild discomfort to a seriously disabling condition. For some, it is brought on by a constant stress placed on the back through things like heavy lifting or moving; while for others it can come from simply sitting still for far too long. Most people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. It is a very common condition that about 80% of adults will go through. There are […]

How to cope with Workplace Stress


Workplace stress management can be quite difficult with the day to day management of employee’s productivity, efficiency as well as satisfaction. Workplace changes can bring additional stresses. Workplace change is usually inevitable in the business world. Also changes in the economy and the competitiveness between businesses can bring about certain changes in the workplace when most may least expect it. Businesses always run the risk of having to stage lay-offs, personnel downsizing and even bankruptcy. And when these changes happen, […]

The Importance of Working Your Core Muscles


Why do aging people appear to be hunched over or slouching? The reason is that many people do not do simple exercises to extend their neck to its full range. This will cause the muscles to shorten and forces people to hunch over. We all must remember that long hours of reading, sewing, typing, or standing at a workbench can later on take their toll. One of the best actions to avoid this is regular exercises that stretch the muscles […]