Just like building a wall, a salad has to start with a good solid base. Look for dark, leafy greens for starters, as these are rich in nutrients. After this foundation, you can start to add the other ingredients- the options are endless, so get creative!
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That is why Dr. Jennifer Norden, integrative medicine specialist, and Julia Salomon, corporate dietician, are teaming up to inform the community about vitamin and supplement intake, as well as which foods are the best sources for nutrients.
Join them on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., for a free presentation at Mercy Medical Center. Here is an overview of what will be covered during the presentation:
Vitamins and Supplements: What should you take?
Review the evidence and marketing behind vitamins, supplements and natural medicine to help decide what really works:
Sorting fact form fiction in the marketing for vitamins and supplements can be challenging. In her presentation, Dr. Norden will be talking about the medical evidence of common vitamins and herbal medicines, as well as safety and quality concerns. During her presentation, you will find out what really works for preventing disease.
Colorize for Good Health: Do you know what Colorize is?
Bring color, texture and freshness to your diet and life:
Julia Salomón will be teaching you how to think food first! Her presentation will highlight the importance of focusing on healthy food as the first source for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. You will learn about the benefits of various foods and how to easily incorporate them into your daily life.
This presentation might be just what you need to get on the right track toward living a healthy lifestyle.
An upset stomach is a common problem that is divided into two main categories. Chronic problems include anything that lasts more than a couple of days. If you are experiencing chronic problems, you should see your doctor.
One-time, occasional issues can be handled by trying these things at home:
- Reflect. Are you overeating, eating spicy food or unwittingly eating spoiled food?
- Avoid eating heavy meals, fatty foods and processed foods until you feel better. (Or you could avoid these altogether!)
- Go on a bland diet.
- Get up and move around. Continue Reading »