Pandemi-kini

I have learned lots of new words in the past year and a half. Today, Pandemi-kini (a combination of pandemic and bikini) is my gift word for you.  Summer is here and it’s time to get your swimsuit out or shop for a new one. This is not my favorite thing. I bought a purple bikini for my husband’s eyes only. It can be found … Continue reading Pandemi-kini

INSIDE LOOK: Prime IV Hydration and Wellness

426 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach 32168 (386) 428-4848 PrimeIVhydration.com Discover the endless benefits that Prime IV Hydration & Wellness has available. Their IV Therapy infusions are administered in as little as 30 minutes, and you begin to feel the effects immediately with 100 percent absorption and complete rehydration. Managed by proficient medical professionals, their IV therapy is not only safe but is also highly … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Prime IV Hydration and Wellness

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Can Your Marriage Survive the Togetherness of a Pandemic?

I have friends that work and live together 24/7 and seem to do just fine. My husband and I have lived where we work several times over our 39 years of marriage. It’s not always a picnic, but it works for us.  We were really proud of ourselves during the lockdown. No arguments. We got along beautifully. Had long talks about our future and things … Continue reading Can Your Marriage Survive the Togetherness of a Pandemic?

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Fast-track Your Health

Our ancestors possessed the ability to go long periods of time without eating. Some may call it fasting; I call it survival mode. Either way, it’s nature’s self-preservation mechanism.  Fasting, Survival Mode and Your Health If humans didn’t possess the ability to go durations of time without food, none of us would be here today. Think about how life was just a couple hundred years … Continue reading Fast-track Your Health

Immunity

*The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. What a crazy year we’ve had so far. 2020 has given us the worst pandemic in over 100 years, and the resulting quarantine/shutdown has created a global economic crisis. It’s truly a scary time, in which a lot of people … Continue reading Immunity

Local Distillery Uses Resources to Supply Sanitizer to Locals

Local craft distillery, Copper Bottom Craft Distillery, is using their business and resources for good and to help fight the spread of coronavirus. Local Source for Hand Sanitizer Copper Bottom, located in Holly Hill in Volusia County, creates spirits hand-crafted in small batches using an unrefined pure cane sugar.  In a video posted today (March 18, 2020), and an announcement made on the city of … Continue reading Local Distillery Uses Resources to Supply Sanitizer to Locals

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Salted Celery Vegan Bakery

Salted Celery is New Smyrna Beach’s own all-vegan bakery offering international recipes with a personal touch. The bakery’s sweet treats and savory items are mostly organic. Salted Celery’s recipes use a combination of natural, minimally-processed ingredients, including oils and sugars that are naturally more tasty and nutritious just by themselves. Fresh-baked offerings include quiches, tarts, cookies, breads, cupcakes and party treats. The bakery uses non-traditional … Continue reading Salted Celery Vegan Bakery

Honey and Health

Honey is a naturally produced liquid made by honey bees from the nectar collected from native flowers near the bees’ environment. Nutritionally, 1 tablespoon of honey contains approximately 64 calories and 17 grams of four different types of sugars: fructose, glucose, maltose and sucrose. Honey is a much healthier alternative to refined table sugar and is believed to help with a number of health conditions. … Continue reading Honey and Health

Nature’s Defense

There is a great debate on whether to immunize children by vaccination, but what many people don’t know is babies are already immunized by the mother at birth. The fetus spends its first nine months developing in a sterile womb free from bacteria, but as the child passes through the mother’s cervix and birth canal, a healthy dose of beneficial (good) bacteria is passed to … Continue reading Nature’s Defense