Archives: Crucial Health

Mar 19 2015

Its National Poultry Day – Cleaning Tips for Dealing with Raw Chicken


In honor of National Poultry Day, (yes this is actually a day) we here at Crucial Vacuum are discussing all things fowl including how to thoroughly cleanup after handling raw chicken.

These cleaning tips will leave your kitchen bacteria free and help you avoid getting food poisoning from that dreaded bacteria known as salmonella.


Most food-based illnesses could be avoided by simply washing your hands properly before and after handling food; this is especially true when it comes to raw chicken.

I’m not talking about a quick rinse under water that’s room temperature. I’m talking about a thorough rinse with hot soapy water for at least 20 seconds. Scrub your hands completely, the front and back, as well as your fingertips and wrists.

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Mar 5 2015

7 Sleeping Tips to Get Adjusted for Daylight Savings Time


Who’s ready to lose an hour of sleep this weekend? I can tell you’re all so excited to have your sleeping routine thrown off and start this Monday morning off even grumpier than normal. As of this Sunday March 8th at 2 a.m. we’re Springing Forward, gaining a little bit of sunlight, but losing that essential hour of sleep we all so desperately need after a long weekend. Aside from getting an extra large coffee come Monday morning and begrudgingly strolling into work use these 7 sleeping tips to get adjusted for daylight savings time.

Slow and Steady People

Monday mornings are lame to begin with, but to make this coming Monday a bit more tolerable start going to bed 15 minutes early tonight and every night coming up to Sunday. Both your mood and sleeping pattern over the next few days will have you ready to Rock-and-roll come Monday and it won’t feel like you’ve lost an hour at all.

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Jan 8 2015

The Importance of Air Quality in Your Home



The air quality in your home is one of the most crucial health factors in your daily life.

With the winter months here and most of us spending our days inside with the windows shut it’s more important than ever to promote healthy air quality in your home. Here are some quick and easy tips to help you breathe easier.

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Dec 11 2014

Easy Remedies for Dealing with a Cold


Cold season is here and as the day’s pass and the temperature decreases your chances of catching a cold increase. Who has time to be sick nowadays? Not me that’s for sure. Although several days off laying in bed resting sounds like a fine notion its just not a reality with the holidays nearly here and with all the work everyone puts into them. Whether it’s shopping for gifts, decorating, your home, watching your kids who have their holiday breaks, or any number of tasks that need to be done sooner rather than later. Getting sick is the last thing you need to deal with right now. Here’s some natural home remedies you can use to fend off the infamous cold and the misery that comes with it.

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Nov 26 2014

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils to improve your health and general well being. Imagine creating the perfect environment of relaxation and tranquility, an environment to help sooth your mind after a stressful workday. Today’s hectic lifestyle puts everyone in the position of being overstressed, anxiety ridden, fatigued and agitated. Your sense of smell can tap into an emotional level stronger than any of your other senses providing a wealth of benefits to further increase your quality of life and overall mental state.

Aromatherapy diffusers allow oils to permeate and diffuse into the air providing a pleasing aroma, which helps put you in a relaxed state. This is the perfect environment, which you can create to uplift your spirits.

The type of oil you use in your aromatherapy diffuser can have varying effects to your mood and health. Here are some sample oils and the benefits their aromas provide.

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