Kroger, Inclusion Companies and Grammy-Nominated Artist Jewel Offer New Wellness Events with Introduction of The Wellness Experience Platform

CINCINNATI, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —┬áThe Wellness Experience by Kroger and Jewel will launch with a World Mental Health Day Summit & Concert on October 10, featuring artists, business leaders, and mental health experts for a day of inspiration, education, and entertainment. The free live-stream event will shine a light on mindfulness and mental wellness and practices to combat depression and anxiety through personal stories, songs and expert interviews and provide viewers with actionable steps to improve their well-being.

Since 2018, Kroger, Jewel and Inclusion Companies have partnered to create physical, emotional and mental wellness events. The Wellness Experience platform expands the partnership with monthly digital events and healthy-living resources.

“We launched The Wellness Experience to inspire everyone to live healthier lives. The goal is to provide easy steps and solutions that combine health, wellness and nutrition and connect with our customers on a personal level,” said

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Introduction to the Community Bereavement Model for Healing

Many of our communities are experiencing violent attacks on the innocent. You’ve heard of them. They happen at malls, movie theaters and even schools. The wicked cause terrible injuries and shoot people in cold blood. The horror of mass violence rips through our bodies and lives. How can the people in our community’s help each other cope with this insanity?

Since grieving is seldom a part of our education, most people don’t know what to do or where to go. Some use drugs or alcohol. Some withdraw and sink into depression; others find some relief through friends. Still others’ find support groups in churches or community organizations. Much of this help supports adults. But where do the children find support?

Adults are often at a loss when it comes to explaining death to children. The younger the child, the less help is given. There are many who believe the little … Read More

Wine and Health – An Introduction

The use of wine and our strong convictions of its health benefits, abstainers and teetotalers notwithstanding, are probably as old as wine itself dating back to the first civilizations in the ancient world. In Mesopotamia ca. the third millennium BC, the Babylonians believed wine to have medicinal and therapeutic effects and it was considered so pure and free of contaminations that it was preferred-along with beer-over water. In Ancient Egypt more than two thousand years BC, wine also became a common ingredient in “prescription drugs” for curing a variety of ailments. The drugs were formulated using other ingredients too, such as water and particularly those derived from medicinal plants.

And stories abound from the Far East where the Chinese would lace wine with animal parts to concoct drugs to cure just about any ailment. Even Hippocrates, the father of medicine who had a keen sense of physiological and metabolic reactions … Read More

Food Lectins in Health and Disease: An Introduction

In recent years it appears there is a rising epidemic of people suffering from chronic digestive and autoimmune conditions. Food intolerance or sensitivities may lie at the root of the problem. Most people, including doctors, have little clue how foods they eat may be contributing to their chronic illness, fatigue and digestive symptoms.

There are, however, a lot of clues in the medical literature and the lay public’s experience about how foods are causing and/or contributing to the current epidemic of chronic illness and autoimmune disease. There are several diets being used by many people with varying success to improve their health despite a general lack of iron clad scientific proof for their effectiveness. One of the clues to the cause and relief of food induced illness may lie in proteins known as lectins that are present in all foods.

Animal and plant sources of food both contain complex proteins … Read More

An Introduction to TeleMedicine

Why TeleMedicine?

TeleMedicine is a way to reduce costs at the same time providing consumers with the convenience they want like reduced travel time, fewer hardships. It solves the current problems like shortage of qualified medical professionals. The communication technology has advanced to an extent where doctors can provide good virtual consultations.

Increasing popularity of TeleMedicine Technology is transforming every sector including Healthcare. Modern information and communication technologies (ICTs), like computers, the Internet, and cell phones, are transforming how individuals communicate with each other, seek and exchange information, and enriching people’s life. This has great potential to solve global health care problems.

A few factors which have made widespread adoption of TeleMedicine possible are

  • The availability of High-speed internet access and mobile phone
  • People already have computers and smartphone using which they access the internet and are using telecommunication technology in different contexts.
  • It provides efficient and cost-effective care to
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