Tag: consumer reports

Plastic and our health; Consumer Reports weighs in on how we eat plastic and things you can do to avoid it.

Plastic and our health; Consumer Reports weighs in on how we eat plastic and things you can do to avoid it. What would a world without a plastic look like?  Many food containers are made of it as well as water bottles, shopping bags and when you buy meat, they come wrapped in plastic as well. Did you know that all of that plastic is ending up in our digestive tracts and may be responsible for many health-related ailments common in today’s society? There are a number of companies that are now manufacturing food containers that are made of glass Read More »

Is that salad safe to eat? Consumer Reports weighs in on the safety of leafy greens.

Is that salad safe to eat? Consumer Reports weighs in on the safety of leafy greens. In the previous year, there have been numerous recalls of leafy greens such as Romain Lettuce due to contamination.  Food handling, if not done properly is a well-known source of illness caused by E Coli, Listeria, Salmonella and Campylobacter. Recalls are done to protect the public, but that does not help if you are ill because of a contaminated shipment. Dark leafy greens are an essential part of our diet and a healthy gut.  Many of our daily nutrients can be fulfilled by regularly Read More »

Chiropractic and lower back pain

Chiropractic and lower back pain According to Optum health, medical evidence supports visiting a chiropractor first for lower back pain.   Chiropractors offer relief of pain and a return to function without the use of drugs, expensive tests or risky medical procedures. Having an x-ray or an MRI for lower back pain or sciatic pain before a trial of care is not supported by today’s current medical guidelines that were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2017. Back pain is a movement problem.  Chiropractors have unique tools to get you out of pain efficiently and cost-effectively, without the use Read More »

Drug prices continue to rise; Consumer Reports weighs in with some great advice uncovers why we pay so much.

Drug prices continue to rise; Consumer Reports weighs in with some great advice uncovers why we pay so much. Anyone who takes prescription drugs in the United States knows that they are expensive.  A number of years ago I had to buy a creme that the dermatologist prescribed and was amazed at how expensive the small vial of creme was.   Like many of you, I asked for drug samples and the problem resolved without having to renew the prescription a second time. Drug prices continue to rise much faster than the rate of inflation. Diabetics cannot live without insulin and Read More »

We are now distributors of Healthy Path CBD. Here’s what you need to know.

We are now distributors of Healthy Path CBD. Here’s what you need to know. CBD has become popular because of its abilities in reducing symptoms such as Chronic Pain Arthritis. Stress Anxiety Insomnia Inflammation Is CBD a miracle drug? Not exactly, however, it has gained popularity partly because of marijuana which is now becoming more popular as it becomes legalized and its medicinal properties are recognized by the medical community. Health Path CBD oil is actually harvested from the hemp plant which is in the marijuana family.  Unlike marijuana which has THC, the component that makes you feel high, hemp Read More »