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March 2018 Health and Wellness News Update

Does anyone else feel like the year is FLYING by since September kicked in?  I feel like I was just watching the Thursday night NFL opener and now it’s already mid season, which means we’re pretty much in March.  Anyone else feel like that?  Anyone?  Anyone?  Anyone?…..LOL. I was watching Ferris Bueller’s Day Off the other night.  Anyway, here’s what I got.

Open A Window!

It’s a well known fact that the air we breathe in our own homes can sometimes be the most unhealthy for us.  This is largely due to stale air, mold and ozone from outside.  Researchers are claiming that things like opening up a window for 5 to 10 minutes in the morning and evening, replacing filters and turning off ventilation fans will do wonders for your breathing and energy level.

Here’s the article. Makes damn good sense to me!  I remember in high school biology when my teacher said it only takes about 7 seconds for a sneeze to circulate an entire classroom.  RIGHT after he said that, someone sneezed!  Needless to say, pandemonium followed shortly thereafter.

Is It A Cold Or An Allergy?

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been able to tell the difference.  Sometimes I’ve had a cold and thought it was allergies and sometimes I’ve had allergies and thought it was a cold.  Here are some ways to distinguish a cold and an allergy.

Here are 9 Foods to add to your diet this winter!

Is Produce Less Productive?

I’ve been hearing about this for quite sometime now.  Sometimes I think about it, sometimes I don’t.  However it keeps coming up, especially in the older health conscious crowds.  I remember my Aunt telling me that certain foods that are sure to harm you nowadays were actually pretty nutritious in her time (40’s-70’s).  Some researchers say it’s because of pesticides, condition of the top soil and the stress to which produce is made today.

I try to do what I can like patronize the Farmers Market, eat organic and my family and I even have a food co-op.  That’s really all I can advise for my part.

That’s it for now and I wanna leave you with another Breast Cancer Month Jewel.