***It's Hand Washing Awareness Week from December 2nd to 8th, 2017!
The holidays call for a lot of food preparation and also the flu bugs become more rampant! ***Visit : www.cdc.gov
to learn more for you, your family and community!
***It's also Worldwide Food Service
and Safety Month!
FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education)
Food Safety : www.foodsafety.gov
Food Revolution : https://foodrevolutionsummit.org
Food Matters : www.foodmatters.com
Breast Cancer Fund :
Campaign for Safer Cosmetics :
Environmental Working Group: www.ewg.org
The National Center for Complimentary & Alternative Medicines : www.nccam.nih.gov
**High Blood Pressure and Stroke Prevention Education Resources :
***Download file below to learn more about the DASH Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) !
***Gardening is still great during winter and colder months, some plants can stay outside but some can grow inside! houseplants are great, some purify the air, and also very relaxing to look at and care for. So get some green plants, even herbs and spices you love, and learn how to care for them!
***November was Diabetes Prevention Month and the 14th was also World Diabetes Day! November 16th was America Smoke Out Day!
***Diabetes and Smoking Tobacco :
A very deadly combination!!!
It can lead to many chronic illnesses like stroke, cancer, and heart disease! If you have diabetes, and smokes-please try and quick, as both can thicken your blood and increase damage to blood vessels from inflammation and toxins from tobacco!
Many battle diabetes and the many complications: neuropathy, nephropathy, retinopathy, impaired circulation and damage to blood vessels, brain diseases, gum diseases, skin and wound healing impaired, and many more!
Visit The American Diabetes Association :www.diabetes.org and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation : ww.jdrf.com to learn about the types of diabetes, symptoms, treatments, prevention and screening strategies and research!
***National Institutes of Health (NIH) /National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases( NDDKD )
Visit : http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health
***November was also Lung/Stomach/Pancreatic
***American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) : www.aicr.org