More Reason to Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

Eating your fruits and veggies is good for your health, but it is also good for your wallet and our economy! Not only does eating fruits and veggies make your heart healthier, but it will also save you a ton of money when those foods help you avoid cardiovascular disease (CVD). “In 2010, the medical costs of CVD alone came to some $273 billion, and lost productivity due to CVD cost an estimated $172 billion,” states Sydney Brownstone in her article for Fast Company.

So how about that! Now you have all the more reason to eat fruits and vegetables!

http://www.fastcoexist.com/1682835/neglecting-to-eat-an-apple-a-day-is-keeping-trillions-of-dollars-away?partner=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+fastcompany%2Fheadlines+%28Fast+Company%29

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No Shame In Growing Old

For the elderly, the feeling of being dependent on other people, especially their children, can be a tough pill to swallow. So how can one encourage their parents to stay independent? There are so many ways that one can help their parents keep their home, or get a part time job. Here is an article by Business Insider that gives adults the know-how to keeping their parents feeling independent and confident in themselves.

http://www.businessinsider.com/keep-your-parents-financially-independent-2013-7