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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Wise Words


Be Wise

Be Wise!Getting enough calcium?

Bone fact: More than 99 percent of your body’s calcium is kept in your bones and teeth.

Calcium doesn’t just come in milk.

Consider these other sources of calcium:

Low-fat dairy products, such as cheese and yogurt

Dark green leafy vegetables, such as broccoli or spinach

Sardines and salmon with bones

Tofu

Almonds

Beans

Calcium-fortified foods

If you don’t get enough calcium in your food, ask your physician about taking a calcium supplement.



-Mayo Clinic-


Be Wise!Jog your memory – Take a walk

A recent Italian study found that people aged 65 or elder who regularly walk significantly lowered their risk for vascular dementia, the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease.

Be Wise!Survival Kit

When a disaster hits like a tornado, flood, an evacuation, or a long term power outage occurs in your area will you be prepared or not. Why not have a (72 Hour Survival Kit) handy just in case and emergency happens.

1. Flashlight and spare batteries, or one of the crank flashlights.

2. Radio and batteries or one of the crank type radios.

3. First aid kit.

4. Candles and waterproof matches or a lighter.

5. Extra car keys and cash including coins for pay phones as the debit machines might not work, and make sure you have your cell phone and your charger for the car.

6. Important papers identification for everyone, and personal documents.

7. Food and bottled water for everyone in the family at least 3 days worth.

8. Disposable plates, knives, forks, spoons, cups, and garbage bags.

9. Fuel stove such as a Coleman stove for cooking.

10. Clothing and footwear one change per person for 3 days.

11. Blankets and sleeping bags for each person.

12. Toilet paper, diapers and personal needs for each person.

13. Medication, (and what it is for) eyeglasses, list of prescriptions, and doctors name and phone number.

14. Pet supplies for your pets and their recent vaccination records.

15. Playing cards, games, and toys to occupy your time.

16. Get a large plastic tote label it Emergency Kit put a sticker on it as to the date when the food, water, medications, and the pet food was put in so that there is no out of date things in your kit.

Have at least 4 liters of water per person per day and 3 liters per pet.

Food for the kit should be, canned meats, soups, stews, beans, vegetables, fruits, honey, peanut butter, jams, and canned milk. The dry food should be crackers, biscuits, cookies, instant coffee, tea bags, sugar, salt, pepper, and powdered milk.

Now you are all set for an emergency, and let’s hope it never happens.


Be Wise!Set it free

If you love something, set it free. If it comes back to you, it's yours.

If it doesn’t, it never was.


Be Wise!How To Stop Static Electricity In Carpets

When you have carpets in your home there is often a build up of static electricity, and either you get zapped or you are zapping other people or your pets. This is a cheaper way to stop it from happening to anyone. Go get a spray bottle at your local Dollar Store, and get a bottle of unscented or scented fabric softener. When you bring them home fill the spray bottle 3/4 full of tap water and then top it off with the fabric softener put the cap on it and make sure to give it a shake to blend the water and fabric softener well. The next time you vacuum the carpet make sure the spray bottle is set to the setting where it comes out in a mist then spray the carpet with it. Apply every second time you vacuum and no more static shocks will happen. Be sure to put the water in the bottle first and the fabric softener last or you get a bottle full of bubbles.


Be Wise!Dry Eyes

If you suffer form dry eyes, increase your seafood consumption. Research suggests that people that consume higher amount of these fats like sardines, mackerel and salmon rich in omega-3 fatty acid, which the body uses to produce tears, are less likely to have dry eyes.


Be Wise!Disappearing act

Love comes and goes in the same way, suddenly....


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