Fatigue

Health Plus
April 10, 2012

Fatigue is physical and/or mental exhaustion. It can lead to accidents at work, at home or on the road. While often used interchangeably, sleepiness and fatigue are not the same thing. "Sleepiness is the tendency to fall asleep; fatigue is the body's response to sleep loss or to prolonged physical or mental exertion".

Healthy Eating for Adults

Health Plus
April 9, 2012

Eating a balanced diet is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Regularly eating the right amounts and kinds of food can help you maintain a healthy weight and reduce risk of many conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
 
 One way to assure getting the right balance of foods each day and to simplify meal planning is to select a variety of foods from the five food groups. These five groups are: