The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
Updates on COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts in Your Area
Updated January 14, 2021.In an effort to provide our members with timely information about COVID-19 vaccines, we are keeping this page up-to-date with the latest details on One Medical’s progress with vaccine administration in each of the states and counties where we have offices. Please check back here for the latest details on vaccination efforts in your area.Key details about vaccine appointments at One MedicalWe ask…
10 Common Habits That Damage the Kidneys
The kidneys purify the blood of unnecessary substances which are then discharged through the urethra.
10 Best Mastectomy Bras
When your body has changed, how can you find the best mastectomy bras that fit well, feel good and make you look great? Check out these ten terrific options.
What Is the Cause of Restless Legs (Syndrome)? Treatment, Symptoms & Medication
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a medical condition in which there are strong urges to move the legs along with unpleasant symptoms of crawling, tingling, burning, and aching, and leg pain or cramps. The main cause of restless leg syndrome is a problem using iron in the brain, or the lack of it. The goal of RLS treatment is to relieve symptoms, increase the amount and quality of sleep, and treat any underlying medical conditions that may worsen RLS.
10 Slimming Weight Loss Smoothies
The best weight loss shakes to help you shed unwanted belly fat and lose weight.
10 Smoothies For Prettier Skin
Put down the bronzer—all you need for a healthy glow now is a helping of carotenoid-rich fruits and veggies. Here are some fruit and veggie rich smoothies for glowing skin.
20,000-Volt Capacitor Annihilates a Watermelon
People on the internet love exploding watermelons. They love to explode them by launching them off of tall towers, explode them with vacuum cannons, and explode them with molten salt. TheBackyardScientist was responsible for that last one and now he is at it again. This time around he's decided to use a 20,000-volt capacitor, which not only thoroughly rind-blasts these poor, pink seedy fruits (as well…
5 Fun Facts About Watermelons for National Watermelon Month
Ahh, watermelon its a perfect sweet snack for the hottest of summer days. Did you know July is National Watermelon Month? To celebrate, we wanted to share five interesting facts about this yummy fruit (and vegetable)! ...
How to Grow Strawberries in Rain Gutters
You can convert a piece of rain gutter into a planter to grow your own strawberries. A rain gutter about 4.5 feet long is enough to grow three strawberry plants
Should I Drink Smoothies?
Are smoothies a part of a healthy diet? They increase your fruit intake, but smoothies come with some caveats, according to our experts
Find Out Why Watermelon is a Nutritional Powerhouse
Find Out Why Watermelon is a Nutritional Powerhouse
7 Smoothie Making Tips
Smoothies are so easy to make and they are such a simple and quick way to add more fruits and vegetables to y
How to make a healthier smoothie
How to make a healthier smoothie Smoothies can be healthy additions to a balanced diet, sugar-laden calorie bombs, or somewhere in between. Get tips on making smoothies with maximum nutritional value and minimum calories BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn Is your smoothie as healthy as you think it is? Smoothies can be a great source of nutrients. But they can also be a source of extra sugar and calories. “If you’re not making them right, smoothies can be a source of empty calories, leading…
10 Uses for Watermelon Outside the Ordinary Fruit Salad
Watermelon juice, watermelon cupcakes, gazpacho. The list goes on and on, so what are your favorite uses for watermelon?
Watermelon Craft Coasters: DIY Tutorial
Make a functional watermelon craft project for those end-of-summer parties. Made with cork coasters and acrylic paint, this DIY can be made in an afternoon!
How to make a better smoothie
Smoothies are an easily portable way to get your daily boost of nutrients and vitamins.
Tips for Making the Perfect Smoothie
By: Lauren Pendergast, RDN When you’re on the go, smoothies can serve as a delicious, quick meal. Here are some tips on putting together a perfect, nutrient packed smoothie! Liquid Base Start with a liquid base. Use about 1 cup of low fat milk, soy milk, lactaid, hempseed milk or unsweetened vanilla or chocolate almond …
How To Make A PERFECT Smoothie ☺
Wow, what a fun-filled week it's been! A few of my family members were in town, and we spent time sightseeing around Salt Lake, hiking to waterfalls, and, of course, drinking protein shakes along the way I firmly believe that good protein shakes are the cornerstone of a healthy eating plan. Not only are proper protein shakes chock-full of nutrients and amino acids (with ingredients that…