The Pros of Probiotics

The Pros of Probiotics

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Did you know there is a colony of tiny bacteria living inside you that serves a mighty purpose? The majority of these diminutive warriors are found in the colon, but they also exist in the stomach, the mouth, armpits, and even within the nasal cavity. Every day a battle is being waged inside your gut between good bacteria and harmful bacteria and fungi. The Read more »
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November 17, 2016
Could your Christmas tree be making you sick?

Could your Christmas tree be making you sick?

When holiday season rolls around one of the fist items on the “to do” list is setting up the family Christmas tree. For those of us who celebrate Christmas it’s a special family tradition that often signals the start of the season. But for some the introduction of the scent of fresh evergreen in the home is not a pleasant experience – it can actually mean the onset of allergy-like Read more »
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November 17, 2016
Put a Wrap on Holiday Food Waste

Put a Wrap on Holiday Food Waste

When we think of the iconic holiday table, there’s the turkey taking the place of honor, surrounded by enough dishes of sides, salads, and breads to feed a small army, and don’t even get me started on the desserts. Of course this is only the thing of dreams for those who live every day with food insecurity, but for many of us, especially in the South, it is the holiday Read more »
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November 17, 2016
Makeup and Your Eyes

Makeup and Your Eyes

Could putting on “the glam” have unexpected consequences? Whether you are brushing on a little shadow and mascara before dashing off to work, or going for a dramatic “smoky-eyed” look for a party or special event, the purpose of eye makeup is to accentuate your positive features and add a little glamour to your overall look. The last thing you want to do is put your eyes at risk of infection, Read more »
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November 16, 2016
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