LIVIA Living News & Updates
How can your Diet Boost your Immunity …let’s find out!
How can your Diet Boost your Immunity …let’s find out! While no food offers a guaranteed cure or protection from disease, certain foods may give your immune system a boost to work effectively and efficiently against colds, the flu and other infections. Immunity-boosting foods give your body a fighting chance against illness. Incorporating a variety of nutrient-rich foods helps your immune system function effectively. Sugar, caffeine and alcohol may weaken the immune system. Try incorporating more of these foods in your diet: Citrus fruits. These refreshing foods – such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons and limes – are an excellent source of vitamin C, which increases your body’s production of infection-fighting white blood cells. Your body can’t produce or store vitamin C, so it’s important to eat foods daily that provide this nutrient. The recommended daily amount (RDA) for women is 75 mg; for men, it’s 90 mg. This translates to approximately a ½ cup of orange juice. Red bell peppers. This crunchy veggie is rich in vitamin C, with nearly 3 times the amount you’ll find in a small-sized orange. it’s also packed with beta-carotene, which [...]
You got to have Heart…. Healthy Tips for a Healthy Heart!
CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion When you choose healthy behaviors, you can lower your heart disease risk while also preventing other serious chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and some kinds of cancer. 6 Strategies to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Learn Your Health History Know your risks [...]
5 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolutions for 2021
For years, the most popular New Year's Resolutions revolved around five basic themes: Exercise to get in shape (19.7%) Diet to lose weight (18.3%) Save Money (14.8%) Eat Healthier in general (11.9%) Something for Self-Care (5.5%) As 2020 comes to a close, most of us are already feeling defeated. We just experienced a year [...]
Happy New Year Greetings from LIVIA…We are here for you!
LIVIA Living would like to wish you and your family all the blessings for a Safe, Healthy, Prosperous New Year ! … letting you know we are here for you! At LIVIA, we understand that some individuals may be unable to care for their aging parents directly. If you are considering [...]
New Year’s Day Traditions from Around the World…..Grapes, Potatoes, Onions ?
New Year’s Day Traditions from Around the World…..Grapes, Potatoes, Onions ? Brazil: Heading to the beach “In Brazil, people usually go to the beach since it's the summer there. Immediately after midnight, you're supposed to jump seven waves while making seven wishes,” says Hudson Bohr, a Brazilian photographer based in NYC. [...]
Holiday Greetings from LIVIA…
LIVIA would like to wish you and your family a Wonderful, Safe, Healthy & Blessed Holiday Season ! Merry Christmas!
Family Fun: Bake a Treat for Santa this Christmas Eve
Bake a Treat for Santa this Christmas Eve This year try baking a special treat for St. Nick! …. easy, gluten free, fun! Candy Cane Secret Kiss Cupcakes!!! 1 box (15 oz) Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free or Regular yellow cake mix follow mixing directions on box. Set up 2 cupcake [...]