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White House Nurtrionist Comes to Sacramento

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Sacramento will host a White House nutrition policy adviser next week, welcoming in to Sac High's edible garden project. Mayor Kevin Johnson will be dining with Sam Kass, the executive director of a White House health & nutrition program called Let's Move. Kass will be participating in a forum at the charter high school and then enjoying a special meal cooked by Alice Waters and Patrick Mulvaney. The dinner will include produce directly from the gardens of Edible Sac High.

If you wish to attend this dinner, which benefits St. HOPE Public School programs, tickets are $200 and include a "mocktail" hour and full meal. You can purchase tickets here.

EGGcellent Events Around Sacramento

Monday April 14, 2014

Easter is less than a week away, which means many families are hopping toward various events throughout the region. Regardless of whether you have young children or are an empty nester, there are plenty of great Easter activities in Sacramento. Check our our complete 2014 list to find out what's happening in your neck of the woods. Don't see your favorite event listed? Let us know and we will add it to a future blog post.

Tax Time and Sweet Treats

Monday March 31, 2014

Tax day is just around the corner, and with exactly two weeks remaining until that mountain of paperwork needs to make sense and arrive to the powers that be, life can get a bit stressful. First, figure out how to best file your taxes. Many opt to go through a professional accounting service, while others will brave the challenge independently.

After your eyes have become bleary from staring at numbers and dotted lines, go out for a late night meal with a friend or spouse. Sacramento is home to many 24-hour establishments serving up comfort food perfect for a late spring night.  If your sweet tooth takes over when you're stressed, try one of the many donut shops in town to recharge the morning after.

Back Pain in Sacramento

Monday March 31, 2014

If your office is not up to speed on the recently recommended ergonomic adjustments to desk spaces, there are some things you can do.

First, you should speak to your employer - work injuries are on the rise, and many Sacramento businesses are taking notice and acting accordingly.

Secondly, there are chiropractors and massage therapists who can work with you to ease back pain and prevent future workplace injury.

Finally, many office supply stores in town sell ergonomic desk chairs that are acceptable at any office.

When it comes to your health, communicate openly with your employer about your back pain issues and how an ergonomic solution is ideal. To learn more about back pain in the workplace and solutions to eliminate it, click here.

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