Code Blue and Other Hospital Codes Explained

When you’re at the hospital there are numerous codes being called over the intercom. Codes and their color allow the trained professionals to be notified that they are needed in a certain area and what to expect upon arriving. Code Blue/Priority 1: Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, Sudden or severe drop in blood pressure, trauma alerts,…

The Compromise: Plant Based Balance

What to do when you are the only plant based diet in the family: I have been the only one in my household who eats plant based. The first thing my husband told me when I embarked on my journey for change was “I met you before this please don’t try and change me, I…

5 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Nail Polish

Women are in love with getting their nails done. There is the perception that your hands and feet look manly if you don’t have them painted. It’s time to get rid of this social norm. Nail polish has many toxic ingredients that get absorbed through our nails and disrupt our endocrine system. Here are the…

10 Tips To Finish Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tips Be Realistic Plan Ahead Outline your plan Talk about them/ write them down Track your progress Reward yourself Stick to it/ Keep trying Commit to 21 days: that’s how long habits take to form Remember your WHY Don’t beat yourself up These easy tips can help you have a successful year to come without…

10 Easy Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Gaining several pounds during the holidays can be inevitable. Your stress levels increase, your sleep patterns are disrupted, and you’re eating large portions of  yummy, unhealthy foods. Here are some tips I use to maintain my weight during the holiday season.   Tips to prevent holiday weight gain: Stick to your meal preparation Monday-Friday. Skip…

Best Natural Skin Care & Beauty Products

Your skin is considered your largest organ and it can absorb toxic products we put on it. The average women absorbs more than 200 chemicals a day through their skin. If you start to read the ingredients in your skin care products and think to yourself, If I wouldn’t eat this, why would I put…

All About Women’s Health

Women’s health is super important and these facts will help you know when to panic or just relax. There is a lot of research on the internet. This will be a quick but informative guide to touch base on common issues women can possibly be dealing with.  Breasts Starting from the top. Breast examination is…

Code Blue and Other Hospital Codes Explained

When you’re at the hospital there are numerous codes being called over the intercom. Codes and their color allow the trained professionals to be notified that they are needed in a certain area and what to expect upon arriving. Code Blue/Priority 1 Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, sudden or severe drop in blood pressure, trauma alerts,…

8 Celery Juice Benefits

Celery Juice?! Yes, it’s the newest health craze. It probably sounds pretty gross to you and is definitely an acquired taste but after a few consecutive days of drinking it can be tolerable and as time goes on you will even start to crave it. If you have read the book “Medical Medium” by Anthony…

5 Tips for a Healthy Shift

The usual shift can be 12- 13 hours if you calculate lunch and driving time. This can be very draining to the body especially if you’re working multiple shifts in a row. Setting up a successful plan to stay healthy is important. Here are tips to prepare you to become healthier and more energetic for…