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Wellness-Emergecny ResponseMost of us know to apply pressure to a cut to cease bleeding or not to move someone who may have a back injury, but would you know how to react if your tooth got knocked out, a spider bit you, or your neighbor fell off the roof and got knocked out? Better safe than sorry, as the old saying goes. Read on for proper procedures.

Wellness-Breakfast RecipesSpringing forward an hour can leave you sleepy and disoriented for days, which is exactly what women don't need in the midst of trying to get ready and out the door on time every morning. Make breakfast easy using these five ideas for a meal full of healthful substance. After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day for jump-starting your metabolism.

Tuesday: Get your potassium and coffee fix too!
Coffee Banana Smoothie
½ cup cooled brewed coffee
½ cup skim milk, almond milk, soy milk, etc.
½ medium banana
handful of ice
Blend until smooth

Wellness-Med Diet 2I found myself on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. It was an amazing spring day, and my dear husband and I were walking through a flea market near a marina. Yes, there were the typical flea market vendors, lots of touristy clothes, some really nice handmade jewelry, sandals and hats… and then we got to the farmers market.

Wellness-SipBefore you turn up your nose and decide to Supersize, consider giving raw foods a try. Going green (and red, and yellow, and white, and orange) with your diet can boost the immune system and ward off illnesses from the common cold to cancer. Nutrient-rich, and easy to digest, raw foods are turning heads as of late. Jennifer Pohlman, owner of Sip Organic Juice Bar in Grand Rapids is proving that chewing is overrated.

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