Awareness is Key at Little Sprouts Academy
Joe and Lucy Lawrence have something very special to offer Menomonie and the surrounding communities in their new child care/learning center, Little Sprouts Academy Menomonie LLC.
Naturally, the development and well-being of children is their first priority, but how those goals are accomplished is what makes Little Sprouts unique. Joe [...]
by Millie Bruce
For women and men of all ages, heart disease is the number one killer. It kills more and more people than ALL types of tumors joined together. If you’re black or over 65, your risk of a heart attack is much higher, but it is an equal opportunity destroyer. Anyone, any place, at [...]
As we mature many changes take place in our bodies. While the fine lines, wrinkles, aches, and pains become more and more noticeable, the changes that go unnoticed may be much more serious as they increase our vulnerability to disease and disability. Webster’s New World Dictionary defines “aging” as “the process of growing old or [...]
by Paul Lin
If you have ever been invited to a Chinese home for a feast, chances are you have heard something like, “This particular dish is good for your health, or for a specific part of your body.” Eating has been at the center of Chinese culture for centuries and therefore gets a lot of [...]
by Penny Crochiere, Pilates Master Certified
What is Pilates?
That simple question is typically answered by this description: Pilates is a system of exercises to strengthen at the same time lengthening the body to improve posture and body mechanics. But, since other exercise programs claim the same statement, then why is Pilates so unique? Pilates movements are [...]
Lines, wrinkles, dark circles. We all will get them, try to fix them, and probably complain about them. But natural steam treatments can helps bring back your healthy glow. Moist heat helps hydrate your skin, boosts your circulation, and brings oxygen to your face. It also opens up your pores and de-clogs them.
“That’s a common [...]
by Judy Soborowicz
Time and scientific investigation have proven that many of the commonly accepted consequences of staying alive longer are not inevitable; it is possible to have both a maturing and highly functional body and mind. For example, until recently diseases such as osteoporosis and heart disease were believed to be a natural, inevitable process [...]
by Patricia Wickman
Ayurveda, the “Science of Life,” maps out a crystalline clear path to aging gracefully. Ayurveda is the traditional folk medicine from India and has been practiced for over 6,000 years. A system with that sort of longevity promises added years and quality of life for all. While it is true that time stops [...]
by Paula Quinlan
The rainforests today have evolved over millions of years, creating a complex, bio-diverse, living and breathing renewable resource for the survival and well-being of humankind. The inner dynamics of the rainforests are so intricate, fragile, and interdependent, that when one part is destroyed, it can have a devastating effect on the rainforest as [...]
by Diane Dressel, R.D., Weight Management Services
It’s that time of year again when people make their New Year’s resolutions, many of which are health-related. Losing weight, eating healthier, exercising, and quitting smoking are popular New Year’s resolutions, with losing weight often leading the pack. But that particular resolution is also the most difficult to accomplish, says [...]