Enrich Your Health Blogs

Walking Benefits and Medical Conditions

Fitness Trackers Increase Walking Benefits But Not Weight Loss #withDavida   Many of my friends are walking more and reaping the benefits from it. These new wrists worn or phone application fitness tracking devices have inspired many to get out and walk more. The new social competition is to track your steps and challenge friends and co-workers for prizes. One couple became so competitive they got into a little spat over it.  Other than that’s [Read More...]

Warming Food: Eat to Bring the Heat

Warming Food During the cold winter months, we are naturally drawn to warming food to help our bodies stay warm. Sometimes, the warming food that we reach for are not always the healthiest. Here are some healthy food choices to keep you warm during a day in the snow and provide disease-fighting benefits. Start your Morning with the Warming Food a Hot Grain Cereal Oatmeal, hot brown rice, buckwheat or quinoa will all do the trick for [Read More...]

Tips to Get the Most from Your Community Pharmacy

Expanding Patient Services in the Independent Community Pharmacy Years ago, I came across one of those dream jobs that seems like it would be a lot of fun: being a “Cool Hunter” to watch for the next big fashion or advance. Greetings from NOLA – New Orleans, Louisiana!  The National Community Pharmacists Association has chosen just about the most comfortable time of the year to visit the Big Easy. NCPA is the professional association representing [Read More...]

Get Your Health on Track!

Taking Charge of Your Health! Ok, so you’ve decided to embark on a journey to improve your health. That sounds great, but do you have any idea what that will actually look like? People make this commitment every day. I’ve made it before, and you’ve likely made it before but it didn’t quite last. Why? It’s likely because you didn’t have a clear grasp of why you wanted your life to change. Let’s make this [Read More...]

Integrative Health: Dr. Peter J. Rice

Could THIS be a New Complementary Medicine for Integrative Health? I was talking last week with one of our pharmacy students who is interested in complementary medicines, an area of therapeutics that recognizes integrative health approaches developed outside of mainstream Western, or conventional, medicine. Integrative health and medicine seeks to coordinate these complementary approaches with conventional treatments to improve patient care. Then, over the weekend, I encountered what might be an example of a potential complementary [Read More...]