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Healthy Food to be Described by FDA


Healthy eating is different today versus years ago. Today, healthy eating is about choosing whole foods over processed foods. Regardless of how many vitamins are included in sugary cereals and breakfast bars, they are no longer considered healthy. In fact, the FDA is now redefining healthy foods to help us make better choices. https://youtu.be/WF4_we8f0SU I designed Patient Scrubs® for my husband when he was hospitalized with a terminal illness. The garments made dressing easier and preserved his modesty during medical […]

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Patient Scrubs® Supports Earth Day


We’re joining Earth Day on Friday, April 22. Patient Scrubs® wants to get some stuff done. Come along with us to help protect our Earth while having some fun. Here are some things you and your family can do. Plant a tree Plant some veggies Recycle some old items Shop local produce Buy reusable shopping bags Delete your name from junk mail lists Eliminate energy waste at home Filter your water instead of buying bottled water Recycle, Reuse and Reduce […]

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Spring Into Action


Spring is the season for renewal, re-birth and regrowth. It’s a new beginning that is met with enthusiasm—especially for those of us who live in winter climate locations. Spring is the time to think about a new You. Here are some tips to help you create a healthier happier life. Reduce the stress in your life. While you can’t fix everything, you can take measures to reduce stress. Remove yourself from stressful situations that you can control. Start meditation or […]

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Walk Your Way to Better Health


Walking is my way of dealing with the daily stress of life. I walk every day—rain or shine. When a recent snowstorm hit our area and temperatures dropped to single digits, I took a few days off from walking. I was almost stir-crazy by the time I could get back to my daily walk. There are many great things about walking. Almost everyone can do this low-impact exercise. While I walk at a brisk pace, you can choose your speed. […]

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Eating Clean Tips


If you strive for a healthy lifestyle or are facing surgery, you’ve probably heard of clean eating. The “eating clean” lifestyle is about choosing the best food options for your health. It’s easy to follow since you simply incorporate more veggies, fruits, grain and health proteins instead of counting calories. Here are a few tips to get you started. Eat Lots of Fresh Vegetables Start with vegetables and fruits that are in season. They taste great and are usually less […]

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Healing Foods That Help You Bounce Back


  Almost everyone has heard, “You are what you eat.”  Good nutrition helps us look, feel and perform at our best. It becomes even more important when we’re healing. Nutrition can make a difference in bouncing back quickly and a lengthy recovery after an injury, sickness or surgery. Here are some of the best healing foods that you can add to your diet.  Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, helps wounds heal. You’ll  find this nutrient in citrus fruits, berries, peppers, […]

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Today’s Merry-Go-Round of Life isn’t the Vision of Good Health


  The Surgeon General is working hard on promoting a vision for being healthy and fit. Why?  There are so many reasons. Technology has made it easy on us, so we get less exercise than ever before.   Meals come supersized, so we eat more than ever before.  Plus, today’s merry-go-round of life keeps us eating out and eating on the run.  It’s not healthy for us emotionally or physically.  I hear a lot of stories from people who buy my […]

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Changing a Habit Can Boost Your Health


It seems like sickness lurks behind every door. Friends are posting on Facebook that they or a family member is sick. The flu is raging. More people are finding themselves in urgent care, emergency room or hospital. Sometimes winter is like this, so I’m going to go with what Henry David Thoreau said, “There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.” When […]

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