When the coronavirus pandemic reached the United States just a few short weeks ago, cleaning and disinfection products such as sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizer, and all-purpose, germ-killing cleaners were some of the first things to disappear off the shelves—followed of course, by paper products such as toilet paper, paper towels, and tissues. Unfortunately, people stockpiling these essential supplies has created an availability issue, which means that you may be running out of tools to keep surfaces clean and keep your family safe. Thankfully, there are effective homemade options that will kill viruses on surfaces and keep your home clear of any lingering germs.
Chances are, you rarely think about or hear about your pancreas. Most of the time, you simply go about your daily life, and it does its work with no effort on your part. However, when the pancreas is mistreated and stops functioning correctly…you’ll notice right away. Unlike many other high profile organs such as the heart and lungs, the pancreas is often overlooked and isn’t even considered as the cause of many internal issues. Here are a few ways to give your pancreas some love and why this organ actually matters.
Ahh summer, the time of sunshine, socializing and sipping on fun and fruity beverages while lounging poolside. There’s just one little problem. Those itty-bitty seasonal clothes, and those great big calorie-loaded cocktails, are totally at odds with one another! While we want to be looking and feeling our best to enjoy that hot weather, we don’t want to pile on the pounds from enjoying one too many summery treats. [Read more…]