Much Ado About the Flu

While we’re slowly easing out of hurricane season, flu season is sneaking in. There’s no way to inoculate yourself against unpredictable weather, but you can certainly do you best to protect against that dreaded annual viral infection! Do you have questions? We have answers, courtesy of the CDC…   When should I get vaccinated? Flu […] read more

Trick or Treat & Healthy Teeth

It’s almost Halloween, and you know what that means… candy! It’s everywhere you look this time of year, and if you are a trick-or-treat enabler, it’ll be in your house soon, if it isn’t already. Don’t fret. While sweets aren’t exactly good for you, some are better than others. You just have to choose wisely! […] read more

Credit Unions: Time to Make the Switch?

Raise your hand if you’re among the 74% of Americans with only “some or very little confidence” in banks. Keep ‘em up if you still keep your money in an aforementioned bank.   Despite the fact that credit unions don’t take risks with your money, charge lower fees, get slightly higher interest rates on deposit […] read more

September Movies

September 1   A Boy Called Po A single father struggles to care for his autistic, but gifted son after his wife dies. New Orleans native Bryan Batt is among the cast members. Jackals In this horror flick, worried  parents who hire a deprogrammer to free their teenage son from a murderous cult soon find […] read more

A New Spin on the Old Workout

Feeling inspired by the Tour de Tangipahoa, coming up on September 16? If you want to train for this, or other cycling events, or if you simply prefer indoor cardio, how about a spin class? When you take part in these rigorous, but low-impact instructor-led stationary bike classes, you: Burn Calories Build Muscle Tone Increase […] read more

Autumn’s Beautiful Bounty

Despite our seemingly endless steamy weather, summer will soon make way for fall. The kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter, and everyone’s front yards and homes will soon be festooned with all those ubiquitous pumpkins, squash, and gourds. Beyond looking festive, does this autumnal produce have any redeeming qualities? Yes, and […] read more

Healthy, Fast & Easy: Have it all with Core Meals

Once upon a time, a busy person’s only options for a quick dinner were unhealthy fast food and tasteless frozen food. Neither is especially appealing, and both get old really quickly. In recent years, national and even international meal delivery services have sprung up, offering quick, healthy alternatives. This is all well and good, but […] read more