Eating foods that are high in fiber is an important component of a healthy diet. People who base their diets on fatty meats and processed foods often don't get the fiber they need to maintain good digestive health. To include enough high fiber foods in your diet means eating more homemade meals and fresh foods such as fruits and vegetables. With so many reasons to include high fiber foods in...read more
They say that first impressions are made with your eyes, but lasting impressions are made with your nose. Have you ever noticed that a simple smell can bring back a flood of memories? Maybe the smell of your ex's perfume or cologne will make you recall nights of dinner dates out on the town. Or maybe the smell of your grandparents house will conjure up...read more
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive disorder that causes abdominal cramping, pain, gas, bloating, and changes in bowel movements (alternating between loose stools or diarrhea and constipation). IBS most often occurs in the teens to early adulthood, and it affects more women than men. It is thought to be a lifelong disorder.
No one is sure what causes IBS, but it is...read more
Opening a savings account is one of the most basic steps in financial planning for the future. Using a savings account is a great option for many different situations, including a rainy day fund, a child's first account, saving for college or a retirement fund. Savings accounts are widely available, but vary greatly in both fees and returns. As a result, thoroughly researching investment...read more
Kids growing up may not have dreams of having a cleaning job working as a janitor, housekeeper, or hotel cleaning maid. While it may not be as prestigious as other professions it is a necessary job that needs to be done. In an age where countless jobs in call centers and manufacturing are being...read more
It’s a horrible feeling. You go to open your car door or the door to your house, and then search your pockets frantically, only to discover the keys are in the worst possible place – inside the car or house. It’s official. You’re locked out.
Luckily all hope is not lost. In most cities, you can call a locksmith pretty much 24 hours a day in an emergency, and...read more
Phlegm is a thick, mucus-like substance produced in the lower airways of respiratory system. While most phlegm has no color, green or yellow phlegm may indicate an infection, like pneumonia or bronchitis. Bloody phlegm warrants an urgent call to the doctor and may indicate a serious infection or other condition. Although phlegm is a normal part of the respiratory system functioning, some...read more
In TV shows like the Brady Bunch the housekeeper job is often romanticized in pop culture. Alice the likeable housekeeper from the Brady Bunch often spent more time doling out life advice to the Brady kids than cleaning the house. It's not the job of a housekeeper to be a quasi-youth counselor. As a...read more
Urinary tract infections are common health issues that are usually easily treatable. A urinary tract infection, or UTI, can develop in either the upper or lower urinary tract. Most UTIs are in the form of bladder infections, which are in the lower urinary tract. Regular urination and lubricating substances lining the urinary tract are often enough to prevent infections from taking hold. When...read more
Are you on the market for a new mattress? If so, choosing the best top-rated mattress to provide years of restful sleeping is easier said than done. While most popular mattresses used to be innerspring models, memory foam and latex mattress are game-changers for consumers. While innerspring models offer comfort and durability for the lowest prices, latex and memory foam mattresses offer...read more
Many are drawn to the intricate, handmade designs of Native American jewelry. Sparkling silver embellished with turquoise, onyx, oyster and other earthy, polished stones seem to simultaneously demand attention and portray an air regal subtlety. With the popularity of Native American jewelry, however, has come a rise in reproductions and counterfeit pieces being sold as authentic Native...read more
Taking a vacation with one's family should never be a thing to stress over, and instead it should be something that every member can look forward. Additionally, such family adventures do not have to be expensive, and while extra costs may often prove to increase the level of comfort, they will rarely improve the overall experience. If the vacation proves to be a disaster, it can lead to things...read more