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Tips to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

POSTED ON July 10, 2017  - POSTED IN wound care

Can the sunshine vitamin reduce skin inflammation caused by damaging UV rays?

Too much stress can be detrimental to your health. Here’s how to deal with it properly.

Despite people’s best efforts, stress seems to be a common thread with most American workers. In fact, as many as 64 percent of all employees report high levels of stress, according to figures from Statista. This isn’t just bad for efficiency and productivity on the job, but stress can also impact your personal health. For instance, it has been proven to impede proper wound healing, raise your blood pressure and weaken your immune system. Luckily, there are ways to tackle the stress most of us experience during our daily schedules, and it involves establishing a proper work-life balance.

Safe and Healthy Travel Tips for Diabetics

POSTED ON April 25, 2017  - POSTED IN diabetic wound care

If you're nervous about taking a vacation while managing your disease, read on to discover useful tips for traveling with diabetes.

If you’re nervous about taking a vacation, read on to discover useful tips for traveling with diabetes.

 

While living with diabetes means you need to maintain a constant focus on your health and wellness, managing your disease shouldn’t cause you to miss out on what the world has to offer. With careful planning and the right information, diabetics can remain happy and healthy no matter how far from home they may travel.

Vegetarian sources of protein that can help the healing process

POSTED ON April 4, 2017  - POSTED IN Wound healing

Looking for some veg friendly ways to up your protein consumption? Check out these yummy vegetarian sources of protein.

Check out these vegetarian sources of protein for an easy way to increase your protein consumption

Protein is a crucial component in the wound healing process. When a body is not consuming a sufficient protein intake, it is unable to repair itself properly.

The current recommended daily protein intake for adults is between 20 percent and 35 percent of their diet. Wound care patients, whose bodies require more nutrients, may need to err on the higher side of that scale to properly nourish themselves.

Consuming a plate that is upwards of 30 percent protein is a fairly simple process for meat eaters, but vegetarians often find it more difficult to increase their intake of this nutrient, as it is often associated with animals products like meat, eggs, fish and dairy. While it might seem challenging to eat a high-protein diet that contains none of these items, there are actually plenty of meat-free, protein-packed vegetarian options out there – and many of them are delicious.

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