Category Archives: Health Tip

Health Tip: If Your Child Develops Food Poisoning

Suggestions for at-home care (HealthDay News) — If your child develops a bad case of food poisoning, it can take a few days of TLC before he feels better. The Nemours Foundation offers these tips for the parents of a child with food poisoning: Encourage lots of rest. Offer plenty of fluids to help prevent…

Health Tip: Help Keep Your Bones Healthy

Exercise daily (HealthDay News) — Some people are more likely than others to develop osteoporosis, since their bone cells don’t replenish themselves quickly enough. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says exercise can help, but it may not thwart osteoporosis entirely. The academy offers these suggestions for keeping your bones as healthy as possible: Get…

Health Tip: Wanna Dance?

It can bolster your heart and lungs (HealthDay News) — Dancing is a fun way to exercise, and it can offer many health benefits for people of any size. The U.S. National Institutes of Health says the health benefits of dancing could include: Better muscle tone. Improved flexibility. Improved heart strength. Improved lung function. –…

Health Tip: Maintain Your Ideal Weight

Check it weekly (HealthDay News) — The weight-loss battle isn’t over once you lose the extra pounds. The challenge becomes keeping it off. The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions to help you maintain a healthy body weight: Weigh yourself weekly, so weight gain doesn’t creep up on you. Also measure your waistline. Incorporate…

Health Tip: Quench Your Thirst Without Extra Calories

Healthier beverages to keep you cool (HealthDay News) — It’s important to drink a lot of fluids during the hot summer months. But too many sugary drinks can widen your waistline. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics mentions these beverages that avoid the empty calories: Enjoy sparkling water or ice cold tap water with a…