healthy living


Not Joshing, Get Serious About Handwashing

Frequently, especially during flu season, people think about handwashing. Actually it is a good idea to inaugurate a habit of handwashing year-round. After all, what is on our hands can wind up in your mouth which is a portal for gunk getting inside our bodies. OH NO! Consider that human poop the size of a raisin…READ MORE


We are approaching flu season once again and it is time to make preparations.

We are approaching flu season once again and it is time to make preparations to avoid the problems the little creature can cause. Flu potentially is serious in older folks. About 20 million on average get the flu each year and 50,000 to 80,000 will die! The essential duty we all have is to get vaccinated and forewarn our immune systems. Vaccinations need to be gotten yearly because… READ MORE


Minding the B Vitamins

The first vitamin discovered was B1 – thiamine. In 1987, by Dutch physician Christian Eijkman while studying a peculiar disease in the Dutch West Indies – Beriberi.
B vitamins have a great deal to do with your metabolism and cell growth. B12 and B9 are frequently deficient in seniors.

Below is a list of the B vitamins – what they do for your body, the best food sources to make sure you get your Bs and how much you need per day

Vitamin B1 – (Thiamine) Helps the body convert carbohydrates and fat into energy