• Proper Nutrition

    Health Tip: Getting Enough Magnesium

    (HealthDay News) — Magnesium is a mineral that is important for regular bodily function, says the Office of Dietary Supplements. Magnesium is commonly found in various plant-based and animal-based foods. Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News Foods that are high in magnesium include: Almonds, cashews and peanuts. Spinach and other leafy vegetables. Soymilk. Black beans and edamame. Peanut butter. Bread. Avocado. Potato. Rice. Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

  • Diet

    What are the health benefits of buckwheat?

    Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain that many people consider to be a superfood. Among its health benefits, buckwheat may improve heart health, promote weight loss, and help manage diabetes. Buckwheat is a good source of protein, fiber, and energy. Buckwheat does not contain gluten, so for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerances, buckwheat and buckwheat flour are excellent dietary alternatives. This article will discuss the nutrition, health benefits, and side effects of buckwheat. What is buckwheat? Buckwheat is a whole grain that is similar to quinoa. Buckwheat is a wheat crop that grows throughout the United States. It is a pseudocereal as it shares many similar properties…

  • Proper Nutrition

    Health Tip: Protein For Vegans

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  • Exercise/Wellness

    Health Tip: Understanding the Tetanus Shot

    (HealthDay News) — A tetanus vaccine is important for people of all ages, says the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Though rare, people who get the disease can face serious, and possibly deadly, complications. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Tetanus-causing bacteria can be found in dirt, dust and feces. The bacteria often enter the body through broken skin. There is no cure for tetanus, so getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, the agency says. Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

  • Exercise/Wellness

    Health Tip: Stopping Nosebleeds

    (HealthDay News) — Nosebleeds often occur from a leaky blood vessel in the nose, says Harvard Medical School. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Here’s a description of a pinching technique to relieve a nosebleed: Nod your head forward. Place your thumb on one side of your nose and your forefinger on the other. Pinch your thumb and forefinger together. Hold. If the bleeding slows, you are pinching in the right place. If not, pinch lower or higher. Hold the pinch for at least five minutes. Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

  • Exercise/Wellness

    Health Tip: Horseback Trail Riding Safety

    (HealthDay News) –Horseback trail riding is a fun, leisure activity for many Americans. However, it is important to follow rules for trail safety, says the Minnesota State Department of Natural Resources. Latest Prevention & Wellness News It encourages people to: Wear a helmet and appropriate footwear. If your horse kicks, tie a red ribbon in its tail. Do not bring unruly horses on public trails. Ride in groups. Carry a trail map and cellphone. Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

  • Exercise/Wellness

    Health Tip: Pool Safety

    (HealthDay News) — A tragedy can happen in any swimming pool without proper supervision, says Intermountain Healthcare. Following water safety guidelines can prevent children from drowning. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Intermountain Healthcare urges parents to: Always watch children who are in the water. Be alert. Learn infant and child CPR. Have a phone nearby in case of emergency. Never leave children alone or with siblings. Enclose a pool inside a fence. Teach children to swim. Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

  • Exercise/Wellness

    Health Tip: Babysitting Emergencies

    (HealthDay News) — When babysitting, it’s important to know what to do in an emergency, says Safe Sitter. Sometimes, unfortunate incidents can happen, even if you’re careful. Being prepared is the safest precaution for anyone watching children. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Safe Sitter offers this guidance to sitters: For fires and break-ins, stay calm, stay low and call 9-1-1. If the power goes out, find a flashlight and call a trusted adult for help. Never ignore smoke or carbon monoxide alarms. In the event of an earthquake, take cover under a table. If there is a tornado, move to the basement or a room without windows. Copyright © 2019…

  • Health News,  News,  Womens Health

    Health Tip: Treating Endometriosis

    (HealthDay News) — Endometriosis is a painful condition that occurs when the uterus lining grows outside the uterus. More than 11 percent of American women from ages 15 to 44 are affected, says the Office on Women’s Health. Latest Women’s Health News There is no cure for endometriosis, but treatments are available to minimize symptoms. Options your doctor may suggest are: Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.