Always Keeping Dogs Healthy

Are Your Dogs Safe 300x152 Always Keeping Dogs HealthyKeeping dogs healthy was not something I understood as a child. I did know they needed food, water and lots of love and playing. Dogs have been a part of my life since I was a young child. Mom knew if she saw me, a dog was close by. Strays would follow me. One of my dreams was to own my own kennel. 

Foodborne Diseases

Foodborne Diseases 1 300x268 Foodborne DiseasesRead an interesting article titled ‘Foodborne Diseases‘. It’s in the June issue of National Geographic. Did you know one in six Americans get sick from food poisoning?

- An estimated 48 million Americans get sick,
- 128,000 are hospitalized, and
- 3,000 die!

According to the article, there are five places our food can become tainted:

Health Benefits of Watermelon

Health Benefits of Watermelon 1 300x255 Health Benefits of WatermelonWatermelon weekend is here! It’s also another fruit we’ve planted in our yard. What I didn’t know was all the health benefits associated with it.

On a hot day, if refrigerated, watermelon is one of the best fruits on the planet. By nature, it’s full of water (92%) and natural sugar. Add to that, it’s low on calories and high in Vitamin C.

It’s one food most kids will eat. icon smile Health Benefits of Watermelon Take it as a treat on your next trip to the beach or a picnic.

5+ Health Benefits of Radish

5 Health Benefits of Radish 300x225 5+ Health Benefits of RadishGrowing up with the ‘waste not, want not’ ideology, and because we planted some this year, I wondered about the health benefits of radish as well as how radish leaves could be used. What I learned is nothing short of amazing. Besides, being used in salads, they can also be used in smoothees and they have a distinct flavor. I definitely like it more than spinach. icon smile 5+ Health Benefits of Radish  

Beware Chemical Ingredients in Toothpaste!

Beware of Chemical Ingredients in Toothpaste 300x200 Beware Chemical Ingredients in Toothpaste!Please beware of the chemical ingredients in toothpaste. I was thinking of things kids are taught to do at an early age. Brushing their teeth was at the top of the list. Next was washing their hands properly. The video below shares some info about toothpaste. My goal is to educate … make you aware … not to scare you.