Eyeglasses are a necessity for some, but not necessarily an affordable one. Recently, various organizations have been trying to come up with creative ways to get eyeglasses to people can't afford them. Adaptive Eyecare has even devised self-adjustable glasses, which the wearer can adjust to their own prescription without having to see an optometrist.
Buying glasses can get very expensive, but it doesn't have to be. Online glasses retailers are becoming more and more common, and are an incredibly cheap alternative to purchasing glasses at brick-and-mortar stores.
Here's a breakdown of the steps to buying a pair of glasses online.
When it comes time to shop for Halloween goodies, it can be tempting to throw all thoughts of healthy eating out the window. After all, this is a holiday about eating sugary treats, right? But you can still make better choices about what snacks you choose to "cheat" with.
Cold season is upon us and we all know how annoying getting sick can be. I'm actually nursing a sore throat as I type this and I'm definitely going to do all that I can to prevent it from becoming a full-blown cold. Cold prevention is simple and won't pack a wallop on your wallet. Read on for six simple ways you can keep yourself healthy.
A recent update of the USDA dietary guidelines showed that healthy eating costs $380 more a year per person--or $7.28 more per week. According to the new nutritional guidelines, aptly named My Plate, Americans are being asked to consume more potassium, fiber, vitamin D and calcium. Last week I wrote about five easy and frugal ways to increase your dietary fiber intake--and really, it's not that hard. Eating healthy does not have to be expensive. If you think about, you can cut out junk food and replace it with healthier fresh foods and you really wouldn't be upping your grocery bill by that much.
The temperatures are rising which means that summer is right around the corner. Time to break out the shorts, skirts, tank tops and sandals. But alas, having fun in the sun comes with precautions. The last thing you want after a fun day at the beach is peeling the blistering skin off your back.
I've compiled a list of five summer first-aid essentials to get you ready for lazy summer days and hot summer nights.
Last week I shared some natural antibiotic remedies. One of the
best things you can do for preventive medicine and your health is
to consume probiotics, which help line your gut flora with good
bacteria. When you have enough good bacteria, it's much less
likely you'll get develop an illness. Probiotics also make
you feel good!
There are many ways to increase your intake of probiotics, and you
can find many commercial varieties to buy and take. I've
found they are a little more expensive than I'd like to spend, so
I've looked into other ways to get the good bugs in.