September 28, 2018 @ 10:27 AM
By Glenda Feilen
Want to improve your health? Start by thinking about the things that bring you happiness. Scientific evidence tells us that positive emotions can help make your life longer and healthier.
Here are a few ways that happiness is linked to good health:
HAPPINESS PROTECTS YOUR HEART
Love and happiness may not actually originate in the heart, but they are good for it. A 2005 study found that happiness can lower heart rate and blood pressure. In the study, participants rated their happiness over 30 times in one day and then again three years later. The initially happiest participants had a lower heart rate on follow-up (about six beats slower .........
September 12, 2018 @ 12:27 PM
by Glenda Feilen
Brains Need Nutrition
Eating a healthy breakfast as a family is a perfect time to bond and spend quality time together before school. Unfortunately, morning schedules don’t always make this possible. Even if mornings are rushed it is super important to get good nutrition in kid’s bellies.
Sugared cereal and sweetened juice just don’t cut it when it comes to nutrition that will help their brains function all morning until lunch rolls around. A NUPLUS/VITASHAKE, which fills in all the nutritional gaps, is a winning combination of nutrients that will help kids and adults feel satisfied until lunch.