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I used to tell myself that I would dedicate myself to getting healthy "later," but "later" never came. I ate very unhealthy foods and always told myself I would start eating healthier "tomorrow." I needed to start exercising, but I would tell myself I would join the gym "next month." When I reached a milestone birthday, I realized that I had set so many health goals that had come and gone in the past decade and had to finally get serious about getting healthy. I then began researching health tips online and found quite a few that inspired me to finally start eating healthy and getting into shape. I still have a ways to go, but I am finally now on the way to achieving my goals! I know so many health blogs inspired me, so I decided to create one of my own to share my health tips on!

Five Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Cataract Surgery

26 November 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Cataracts, if you have them, look like thin, milky splotches in your vision. They start out small, but can gradually grow to the point that they obscure your sight, and stop you from driving, reading, or doing the things that you enjoy. There are a lot of myths, however, about cataract surgery that keep people from treatment. Here are 5 common myths - and the actual truths - about cataract surgery. Read More …

5 Reasons To Drink More Mineral Water If You’re Diabetic

18 November 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

When you first received a diagnosis of Type 1, Type 2, or pre-diabetes, your doctor likely told you to choose water as your main beverage. Staying hydrated requires about 64 ounces of water per day, including mineral water with no added sweeteners. Learn five new reasons to keep your pantry stocked with healthy sparkling or flat mineral water when facing the health challenges of living with diabetes. Better Glucose Control Read More …

Eyeglasses: Just As Important As Sunscreen And There’s An Option For You

17 November 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Most people don't think twice about slathering on sunscreen to protect themselves from the sun. They know that the sun is harmful to their skin, and that sunscreen will decrease their odds of acquiring any one of a number of illnesses. Unfortunately, many of these people don't realize that their eyes are just as vulnerable and need an equal level of protection. You can't go rubbing sunscreen into your eyes, but there are other things you can do to protect your vision from the sun's harsh rays. Read More …

6 Foods And Drinks To Stay Away From During Pregnancy

29 October 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

When you are pregnant with your little one, you have to make a lot of changes to keep him or her safe. This includes changing your diet! There are some foods that, while perfectly fine for most adults, can be harmful for your growing baby. Here are some foods professionals, like those at Women's Healthcare Associates LLC, encourage you to avoid. 1. Fish Fish does have a good amount of health benefits, but many types also contain mercury, which can be harmful for your baby. Read More …

The Three Pillars Of Product Design

28 October 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Anything you currently have in your possession was, at one point, designed by a product engineer. This includes everything from your bed to your laptop computer and everything in between. You've probably become accustomed to having these things in your life, and as such may not appreciate exactly what goes in to the design of such items. Well, below are the three pillars of product design that were in place for every good design made:  Read More …

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I used to tell myself that I would dedicate myself to getting healthy "later," but "later" never came. I ate very unhealthy foods and always told myself I would start eating healthier "tomorrow." I needed to start exercising, but I would tell myself I would join the gym "next month." When I reached a milestone birthday, I realized that I had set so many health goals that had come and gone in the past decade and had to finally get serious about getting healthy. I then began researching health tips online and found quite a few that inspired me to finally start eating healthy and getting into shape. I still have a ways to go, but I am finally now on the way to achieving my goals! I know so many health blogs inspired me, so I decided to create one of my own to share my health tips on!

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