Napping is a great way to live healthier and longer. Over the years, health scientists recorded the beneficial health effects of the afternoon nap. These studies found that a nap can reduce stress and chances of a heart attack. The University of California recently conducted a study and discovered that after a 90-minute nap, volunteers performed better in complicated written … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for a Better Nap | Health Benefits
Archives for August 2012
August is National Inventors Month, a time where we celebrate the great inventions ever created. This is also a day to look back on water filtration inventions that have affected so many of our lives. Water filtration systems date back for more than 4,000 years. Let’s take a look at some of the great inventors who contributed to water filtration. The famed Greek scientist, … [Read more...] about National Inventors Month: Water Filtration Pioneers
Camping, hiking, fishing, grand vistas and horseback riding are just some of the possibilities in our country’s national parks. Every year, millions experience these great activities while taking in the beautiful sights of nature that our parks have to offer. National park sites are chosen and preserved because they are unique natural resources. These parks are home to the most … [Read more...] about National Parks Month: Experience What Nature Has to Offer
Who doesn’t want a beautiful smile? A smile can tell a lot about a person, it can also tell a lot about the health of their teeth. Follow these 5 easy steps for healthier teeth: 1.) Brush frequently. Preferably, you should brush after every meal. If that is not possible, be sure to brush every morning and night to prevent tooth decay. 2.) Floss daily. Your toothbrush … [Read more...] about Healthier Teeth and a Better Smile in 5 Easy Steps
August is National Water Quality Month, a month where many will take a look at the quality of water they are drinking. Water is an essential part of life, but poor quality drinking water can be the source of many health-related issues, such as tuberculosis, salmonella and diarrhea. Fortunately, there are ways we can know the quality of our water. One of the common ways to … [Read more...] about National Water Quality Month: Do You Know Your Water Quality?