Meet Your Weight Loss Goals Using 3 Unique Scales

Are you determined to lose weight and get healthier in 2008? If your answer is yes, read ahead to learn more about 3 high-quality, great looking and functional weighing scales that you can use to ensure that this is the year you finally keep your New Year’s resolutions.
Kitchen Scale
If you are diabetic or are [...]

Meet IBD’s NC Health Insurance Agents - Congrats Andrea!

IBD NC health insurance agents are a group of highly-committed, self-motivated and well-qualified insurance agents who are always there guide you regarding your individual or group health insurance needs.
We are proud to announce that Andrea Hunnicutt Grater, NC health insurance agent at IBD, has been voted in as Secretary on the Board for one of [...]

Why Children Get Colds and Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Them

Colds are caused by viruses and a strong immune system can prevent virus attacks on humans and other infections. Various causes can result in a colds; some common ones include not being able to address emotional stressor adequately, eating excess sugar or grains or too much exertion or inadequate rest.
Did You Know…
You can prevent cold [...]

Its Never Too Late for Exercise!

Great news if you are 65 or older and have not had the healthiest lifestyle thus far! You can beat and prevent illness through proper diet and exercise, says a new study.
Physicians and scientists found that adults, 65 and older, can have significant health improvements by making a few simple lifestyle changes, said the study [...]

A New Year — a Healthier, Happier You!

Yoga is a science that has been practiced for thousands of years. It helps you become more aware of your body’s posture, alignment and movement. It makes the body more flexible and helps you relax even in the midst of a stressful environment.
These are just some of the reasons why people want to start practicing [...]

A North Carolina Group Dental Plan to Smile About

Did you know that when you join the Blue Cross and Blue Shield network of health coverage, dental coverage is included in many of your options? And, with the Dental Blue® plan, you are able to use the services of any licensed dentist in North Carolina.
Why add a group dental plan?
Adding a Blue® dental plan [...]

9 Smart Weight Loss Tips from Dietitian Janie Hoag

Like many people, one of my goals for 2008 is to get healthier. I’ve learned the hard way that a stress-out, busy, caffeinated lifestyle really doesn’t do a body good!
BCBSNC plans offer 6 free visits to a dietitian so this was a resource I decided that I really wanted to tap into. [...]

Win $25 Cash From The IBD Health Blog

Do you own a blog? If you do, you can enter our contest to win $25 cash. We will award a $25 cash prize on January 1st to one lucky blogger. It’s easy to enter - just follow the rules below.
How to enter:
Just make a post on your blog telling your readers about our contest. [...]

Carrots Can Improve Memory

I guess Bugs Bunny knew something that we didn’t because a recent article in the New York Times reports that long-term use of the antioxidant beta carotene may help prevent mental decline in men.
Men who took the antioxidant for three years or less had no improvement on standard tests of memory, but those who took [...]