Tag: sitting

Too much sitting when working from home? Here are some exercises courtesy of CNN that may help.

Too much sitting when working from home? Here are some exercises courtesy of CNN that may help. While many of us are working from home more than we used to, the long hours of sitting can cause us to experience pain and stiffness even with the best ergonomic setup and chair. Movement is essential because our heart pumps blood to the body but what pumps it back to the heart is limb movement.   A sit-stand type desk can help, but periodic exercise can also help. I personally find it best to exercise before your day so we are more comfortable Read More »

Food fit for human consumption; how Consumers Union has taken food manufacturers to task to help us eat better, which may reduce healthcare costs.

Food fit for human consumption; how Consumers Union has taken food manufacturers to the task to help us eat better, which may reduce healthcare costs. Every day, the media is printing something about the high cost of healthcare in this country.  If you read articles in many other countries, healthcare costs in many of the western societies who have modern-day healthcare are reporting growing healthcare costs as well. Is it the complexity and over specialization of healthcare, the medical advances, or perhaps the fact we are now living longer that has caused these costs to rise?   Could it be something Read More »