Skip the salt, not the flavor

herbs and spices_482x414According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, most Americans should consume less sodium. Most of the sodium we consume is in the form of salt, and the vast majority of sodium we consume is in processed and restaurant foods. Your body needs a small amount of sodium to work properly, but too much sodium is bad for your health. Continue reading

Safely dispose of unneeded or expired Rx drugs this Saturday, April 28

ThinkstockPhotos-MD001994_jpgDo you have plastic bottles in your home that contain prescription medications you no longer need? Please don’t’ toss them in the garbage or flush them down the toilet; these pills can be harmful if taken by someone for whom they weren’t prescribed, and many are also harmful to the environment. But, there is a safe way to dispose of them. Continue reading