In my last article I talked about ways to keep pests like mosquitoes and ticks from invading your yard and ruining outdoor outings. In this article I would like to focus on ticks and the dangers they present as well as what symptoms to look out for if you think you may have been exposed to a tick born disease.
I have always been a strong advocate for spending as much time out of doors as you can. There are many benefits to be derived from walking, biking, gardening, simply sitting out on the porch or lying in a hammock.
So, in my last article I focused on the low fat/fat free myth and how you should eat natural, not man made fats if you want to improve your overall health. I also covered food coloring and the idea of going back to a simpler way of eating without so many prepackaged convenience foods that do little more than fill you up and overload your body with extra carbs, sugars, bad fats, preservatives and toxic food dyes.
Why are there so many foods in our diet that are bad for us? And how is this affecting our overall health and how well our bodies function?
In my last article I talked about some of the reasons it is important to get a good night’s sleep. We can understand this need a little bit better by going over some sleep basics.
Even when we know that something is good for us, it is sometimes tempting to do things that get in the way of our good health. Throughout my life one positive health habit that has been the hardest for me to consistently maintain, is getting a good night’s sleep. It is undervalued and sometimes not even noticed when I do get enough sleep hours in, and greatly missed when I don’t. But there are so many things getting in the way of getting those beneficial Zzzz, what’s a person to do?